City and JSU gear up for holiday season
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Jacksonville’s annual tree lighting ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 on the square. The Kitty Stone Singers and Band and the Jacksonville Community Choir and Band will perform.

The Rev. Chris Taylor, pastor of First Baptist Church, Eastwood, will give the invocation. Mayor Johnny Smith will speak, and JSU president Dr. Bill Meehan will pull the light switch. Councilwoman Sandra Sudduth will close the ceremony.

Also on Dec. 2, Dr. and Mrs. Meehan and the Student Government Association will host JSU in Lights from 4-5:30 p.m. at the president’s home on campus. Campus lighting will begin at 5 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring an unwrapped gift for a girl or boy between the ages of 5-10.

The city’s Christmas parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Winn-Dixie. Entry forms are available at Edwards Grocery Store on Highway 204, or call Rita Edwards at 225-0816 for more information.
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