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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Georgia State Supreme Court Justice Hugh Thompson is among the speakers Greater Springfield Baptist Church Tifton, where ceremonies got underway Monday morning to celebrate MLK Day.  

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard is also a speaker for the event.

The annual MLK Day Parade and Festival, sponsored by the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, runs from noon until 2:00 p.m. Monday.

Speakers will include Mayor Jamie Cater and Lillie Bryant with Wells Fargo, who will speak on investing in our children.

The march will form at the corner of 17th Street and South Central Avenue.

 

 

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