Great Falls Christmas Parade set for Sunday

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The Great Falls Christmas Parade will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.

It will begin in the downtown area and will end at First Citizens Bank.

Late entries will be accepted.

All three-wheelers, four-wheelers and motorbikes need to stay together. Do not turn around and come back down Main Street for any reason.

Animal units must not come down Main Street prior to the parade.

The following line-up is close to accurate, but changes may occur.

1) Great Falls Police Department -- Chief Mike Revels

2) Great Falls Parade banner

3) Great Falls High School ROTC Color Guard

4) Great Falls High School ROTC Unit

5) Parade Marshal State Rep. Greg Delleney Jr. and wife Becky

6) Great Falls High School Band

7) Dr. H.C. Starnes Jr., mayor of Great Falls

8) Councilman Toby Gladden

9) Councilman Earl Taylor

10) Councilman Jack Taylor

11) Councilman Kenneth Johnson


13) Float No. 1: Chester Regional Medical Center staff

14) Councilman Tommy Martin, Chester County


16) Sheriff Robby Benson

17) Mobile Command Unit

18) Mayor Charles Ferguson, Fort Lawn

19) Fort Lawn Police Department -- Chief Richard Smith


21) Lewisville High School Band

22) Shriners

23) Great Falls

24) Rock Hill

25) Gaffney -- Hejaz Sportsman

26) Cairo Temple



29) Float No. 2: ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union, Gladden-Hudson Realty (Babes of the Catawba)

30) Unity Sisters and Brothers

31) Brad Lyles Unit

32) Larry Cornelius (fancy car)



35) Float No. 3: Great Falls Piggly-Wiggly (employees and small cheerleaders)

36) Truck with additional cheerleaders

37) Church of God, truck with trailer

38) Bright Future Day Care

39) Float No. 4: First Citizens Bank, Spratt Savings and Loan, Great Falls Feed and Seed and Scouts

40) Cub Scouts

41) Tiffany's


43) Ruthie's School of Dance

44) New Life Ministries (Douglas)

45) Great Falls Friendly Club

46) Shooter's Cafe


48) Bobby Lee Tractor Service

49) Chester High School Band

50) Float No. 5: Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home and Stevenson-Weir

51) Miss Great Falls, Nicole Acker

52) First Baptist Church float

53) Second Baptist Church

54) Junior ROTC

55) Rossville Church

56) Great Falls Touchdown Club



59) Smooth Riders Motorcycles

60) Club 321 Jus-Cars

61) Rated R Riders

62) Ambu-Star

63) Thomas Concrete

64) Stevenson-Weir truck

65) Great Falls Fire Department

66) All three-wheelers, four-wheelers, bikes and motorcarts. These entries are asked to stay together behind the Great Falls Fire Department and are not to turn around at the end of the parade and drive back down Main Street, as some units will still be moving north up the street. This is a must. After the parade, do not come back through town or ride on the sidewalks.

67) Mitford Fire Department

68) Great Falls Rescue Department

69) Golf carts

70) Float No. 6: Town of Great Falls and Santa Claus

71) Down Home Farm and Riding School

72) Horses and any other animals. Do not come down Main Street prior to the parade.

73) Great Falls Police Department

74) David Minors of the Parade Committee, truck