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Alexandria kicks off holiday season
Santa spotted in western portion of county
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CLAUS - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
Alexandria kicked DeKalb County's holiday season off in style Sunday afternnon with its annual Christmas Parade. Alexandria Police Chief Mark Collins led Sheriff Patrick Ray, the DCHS Fighting Tiger Band, and an assortment of floats, vintage cars and trucks, tractors, horseback riders and horse-drawn wagons, city and county fire departments, EMS and Rescue Squad units, local veterans, State Senator Mae Beavers and State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, with Santa and Mrs. Claus rolling in on a fire engine at the end of the procession. A drawing was held in downtown Alexandria at the end of the parade, and several prizes donated by local businesses were given away.