“I believe everyone had cabin fever and decided to get out on this beautiful day. Since we’re so close to Thanksgiving, I think lots of people showed up, too, for the fresh produce for their dinner on Thanksgiving. You could even get your desert, whether it’s a cake or pie.”
Tom Roberts, executive director of the Greater Coosa Valley Chamber of Commerce, said the weather was just right for the fun event as a large crowd came out to watch the lighting and enjoy the holiday spirit in downtown Childersburg.
The concert follows the Marble City Christmas Parade. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. at Perryman Hall followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
A two-vehicle crash on U.S. 280 between Childersburg and Sylacauga this morning killed two people and injured another, officials said.
Alabama State Trooper Cpl. Jimmy Harrell said a commercial truck traveling east and carrying “an explosive liquid” lost control, overturned and slid into the westbound lanes of the highway at 7:53 a.m. Harrell said the truck collided with an SUV, killing the driver and the child.
Sylacauga fire Chief Adam Gardner said the fire apparently started around the fireplace in the home.
A committee will visit the residential and commercial nominations Dec. 19, 20 or 21.
“There are many ways to participate and get involved. Many families make it an annual tradition to serve together at the church or to help deliver meals.”
The theme for this year’s Childersburg holiday parade is “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” The deadline to enter is Tuesday, Dec. 4.
It will begin at 10 a.m., with the line-up starting at 8:30 at Legion Stadium.