MLK Grand Marshal and Parade Marshal named

The 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. parade in Claxton is set for Monday, January 21, at 3 p.m. The Grand Marshal for this year’s events is Reverend Vivian Welch Byrd and the Parade Marshal is Irene Young Burney.

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By Julie Braly, Editor