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Lewis County Emergency Services

Emergency Management / 911

Director Danny Atkinson


Danny Atkinson

EMA / 911 Board Director

Lewis County Emergency Managment Agency and the Lewis County 911 Board oversees emergency responce throughout the county. 

Lewis County EMA oversees the Lewis County Rescue Squad and houses the 911 Dispatch Call Center.

Contact information for local Emergency operations:

  • Sheriff's Department: (931) 796-5096

  • Dispatch / EMA : (931) 796-3616

  • Fire Department: (931) 796-6055

  • Tennessee Highway Patrol : (931) 796-5778

116 Commerce Drive

Hohenwald, TN 38462

(931) 796-3033

8:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday - Friday

Lewis County Mayor

Jonah Keltner

County Mayor Jonah Keltner is the chief financial officer for Lewis County.  As CFO, the County Mayor is responsible for compiling a budget for all county departments, offices and agencies, which he then presents to the Board of Commissioners for approval.  Once the budget is approved, the County Mayor routinely examines the accounts of all county offices to ensure they are being properly managed.

Mayor Keltner and his staff, which includes Houston Hamblin, Sandra Collins, and Renee Odom, are also responsible for administering the payroll function of all Lewis County Government employees, as well as managing various bank accounts, finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable and solid waste payment duties.  Additionally, the County Mayor’s office is responsible for supervising the county’s insurance and liability needs, administering employee benefits, and serves as the Lewis County Government human resources department.

The County Mayor serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Board of Commissioners and on each committee of the Board of Commissioners, in addition to each board, commission, or authority of the county government.  The County Mayor has a large role of leadership throughout the community, and has the care and custody of all county property, unless it is placed with another official.



110 N Park Street, Room 108

Hohenwald, TN 38462

(931) 796-3378

8:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday - Friday

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