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CJ to lead Christmas parade as Grand Marshal

Former Trojan star and current Georgia Bulldog freshman phenom CJ Allen will lead this weekend’s Christmas parade as grand marshal it was announced Tuesday.

The Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree Parade will wind through the streets of Barnesville Saturday evening, officially ushering in the Christmas season.

Staging will begin at the Gordon parking lots off College Drive at 4 p.m. with preliminary judging beginning at 5 p.m. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. and follow the usual Buggy Days parade route.

Both golf carts and floats will be judged. Entry forms must be submitted to city hall by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The top float will win $250 with second place getting $150 and third place getting $100. The first place golf cart will win $120 with second place receiving $75 and third place taking home $75.

Entry forms are available at city hall or by clicking on the parade ad on

For more information, call 770.358.2789.

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