Blakely holds Fourth of July celebration

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BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — The fourth of July celebration started a week early in Blakely, Georgia.

Many people came out to enjoy food, fun, music, and of course the beautiful fireworks. The event started at 4:00 p.m., but the fireworks didn’t get underway til about 9:00 p.m. which put on about a 15-minute show for the people.

Blakely residents enjoyed their time with each other.

“I decided to come out here because it’s like a joy time in Blakely, Georgia and when all of us can come together and celebrate some things it’s great. I hope we all can come together and see another great time for this event,” Bishop J.L. Milton said.

The Fireworks Festival event happens yearly and its the first fireworks celebration in the Wiregrass.

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