Jacksonville city-wide cleanup set for Saturday
by Laura Gaddy
The Anniston Star
04:25 PM, Thursday, April 24
Organizers will give volunteers their assignments during registration, which will take place at 8:45 a.m. at Jacksonville City Hall.

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