King parade to be Sunday Jan. 19


The 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be held on Sunday Jan. 19 in Walterboro at 2:30 p.m. Lineup begins at 1:30 p.m. on South Jefferies Blvd. across the street from Live Oak Cemetery. This year’s parade marshal will be Dr. Queenie L. Crawford, CEO, Genes for Glory, a retired educator who continues to make a great impact in the lives of our young people. The parade is sponsored by The Walterboro Shrine Club of Arabian Temple #139 of Charleston. Noble James “Ronnie” Grant is the Illustrious Potentate. Churches, organizations, schools, and community groups are encouraged to participate. If interested, please contact Noble H. G. Bright, parade chairman, at 843-217-5000 (call or text). Additional contact numbers are 843-599-1923 (W. White) and 843-908-4882 (H. Pinckney).


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