King Day commemorations all set for Monday


Martin Luther King, Jr. would've turned 95 on Monday. 

To commemorate, a number of celebrations are planned around Milledgeville.  The SCLC's annual march will form at Huley Park at 11 a.m. on Monday. The parade route will go through downtown Milledgeville and eventually to Flagg Chapel Baptist. Flagg Chapel's annual event begins at noon. This year's keynote speaker is Gerald Griggs, who is Georgia's NAACP president...


The scene returns to Huley Park at 1.

"There will be free food, music, a live DJ, free horse riding and an informal program, which will include the reading of Dr. King speeches, choirs, remarks from community leaders, a speaker, and a special presentation from the 100 Black Men of Milledgeville and Oconee," according to a press release.

Alan Whicker and Gloria Wicker will be honored, while the speaker will be Timothy Maddox.

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