Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration to be held Monday in Lewisburg

Scene from last year’s Shanghai Parade with banner bearers, Clifford Curry (left), Danny Seams, Adam Seams, Larry Davis and Steve Rutledge.

Scene from last year’s Shanghai Parade with banner bearers, Clifford Curry (left), Danny Seams, Adam Seams, Larry Davis and Steve Rutledge. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Jan. 18, a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day commemorative march, community lunch, and celebration will take place in Lewisburg. The march will be from the Greenbrier County Courthouse to the More...

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