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Lexington County EMS in the 1970's




"Paramed Proposal" Proposal by Paramed, Inc. to establish an ambulance service for the county, April 1973


"Lexington's Ambulance System Almost Ready" from The Record newspaper, December 17th, 1973


"Lexington Begins Ambulance Service" from The Record newspaper, January 1st, 1974


"Lexington Ambulance Service Begins" from the Dispatch News, January 4th, 1974


"Official Cites Smooth Operation of Service" from The Record newspaper, February 27th 1974 page 4-B


"Emergency" Summer 1974, Source unknown. The first Paramedic Course in SC. Provided by James "Jimmy" Greene. Click here for photo.


Memo From Paramed President to James "Jimmy" Greene, March 17, 1974


Memo From Shift Manager Don Simmons to John Driggers regarding a resuscitation, dated May 9, 1974. Provided by James "Jimmy" Greene


"Emergency Run: 8 Anxious Hours" Ride along with the crews from our old Carolina Ambulance. From The State newspaper, June 23, 1974.


"Technicians Class Graduates December 17" from The State newspaper, December 1974. Provided by James "Jimmy" Greene


"Heart Unit Saves Two" about January, 1975. Provided by James "Jimmy" Greene


"$93,000 In Funds Sought for Ambulance in Chapin" from The Record newspaper, March 11, 1975