The cities of Jacksonville and Oxford will provide more than fireworks displays for the Independence Day holiday.
Each city will offer to the public free carnival games and other events ranging from a playful athletic competition for toddlers in Jacksonville to a patriotic parade in Oxford.
“I think it’s extremely important that we celebrate our Declaration of Independance,” said Jacksonville Mayor Johnny Smith. “The citizens seem to get a lot out of it.”
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