Awards were presented at the Clinton City Council meeting earlier this week for both the Christmas parade as well as the Spirit of Christmas Awards for holiday decorations.
The 3rd Place award for the Parade goes to Beaverdam Baptist Church of Mountville, Thornwell Home for Children wins 2nd Place and the 1st Place Parade award is claimed by Laurens County Gymnastics and Learning Center. The city department winner for this year’s Christmas Parade was the Clinton Department of Public Works.
The Spirit of Christmas awards are presented to one household in each of Clinton’s six wards as well as one award for a business property judged best in displaying the Spirit of Christmas. The winners were:
Ward 1 Wayne Merchant – North Sloan Street
Ward 2 Rosie Sturkey – South Bell Street
Ward 3 Linda Williamson – Davis Street
Ward 4 Elizabeth Bates – South Adair Street
Ward 5 Calley Gault – Horseshoe Lane
Ward 6 Michael Young – South Broad Street
Business Winner in the Spirit of Christmas competition for 2013 was Holdway Photography of 131 East Main Street.