The Town of Marietta and the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Department again collaborated for their 34th annual Christmas Parade. The returned this year after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade procession was held along Marietta Road and included several Shriner units, bands, local royalty and a series of fire trucks.
FAIRMONT — On the night of Dec. 2 the town of Fairmont held its 16th Holiday on Main. This annual Christmas event featured a Christmas tree lighting, twilight parade with a variety of floats, and indoor musical entertainments.
LUMBERTON — For a little over a century an obelisk stood over the doors of the Lumberton courthouse. That monument memorialized the Confederacy. On the night of Nov. 21 the county commissioners voted to remove the monument.