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6th Annual MLK Day Parade will Continue as Scheduled

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The Athens-Clarke 6th Annual MLK Day Parade and Music Fest will continue as planned. The parade is scheduled to begin at 3 pm at the corner of Hull and Washington Streets. According to the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, the event began as a way to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote unity and justice.

Immediately after the parade at 4 pm, organizers will hold an honoree ceremony, recognizing the contributions of local Black leaders. This year’s honorees include Linda Davis, Freda Giles, Charles Knapper, Marion Stroud and Hattie Whitehead.

UGA Weather Advisory

Jan 16, 2022
ACCPD

The University of Georgia’s Office of Emergency Preparedness is monitoring a winter weather storm moving through North Georgia. Forecasts call for high winds and possible ice and/or light snow accumulation, making hazardous travel conditions possible. We are urging everyone to monitor local media for weather updates and to take extra precautions when traveling.

 

  

 

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