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DJ, dancing horse, bands, big turnout for Greer Christmas Parade

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Monday, December 4, 2017

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This horse performed a high stepping dance at the end of the parade.
 
 

Jim Fair

This horse performed a high stepping dance at the end of the parade.

 

 



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The J.Harley Bonds fire truck with volunteers from its training classes.
 
 
 

Jim Fair

The J.Harley Bonds fire truck with volunteers from its training classes.

 

 

 



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Look who showed up at the parade.
 

Jim Fair

Look who showed up at the parade.

 



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Arguably, the funniest float was the C & J Portable Toilets with the Grinch’s picture aside the words – No Stink Stank Stunk Here!
 
 
 

Jim Fair

Arguably, the funniest float was the C & J Portable Toilets with the Grinch’s picture aside the words – No Stink Stank Stunk Here!

 

 

 



The Greer Christmas Parade was held in picture perfect weather with almost 100 entries entertaining thousands of viewers lining the 1.1-mile route Sunday afternoon.

There was plenty of candy handed out to children and there no reports of silly string sprayed on parade visitors or aimed from vehicles. An ordinance was passed several years ago when City Council received one complaint.

Here are some observations around our viewing light pole today:

• Where was Gee? No one observed him at the parade as advertised.

• Grand Marshalls belong in a convertible not inside visible to viewers on the passenger side. But congratulations Justin Ludley. You are making a big difference at Greer High School.

• Jeeps should be held to a maximum entry, at least the same number as the Corvette Club – we counted 14. We lost count of the Jeeps and how many minutes from end to end.

• Funniest float was the C & J Portable Toilets with the Grinch’s picture aside the words – No Stink Stank Stunk Here!

• Kids gladly took the Pelham Medical Center handouts, then passed the bandaids to their parents, who appreciated them.

• Let’s have a name the boat contest City Administrator Ed Driggers travels with on water and land.

• Super cool! The Craze-E Crane deejay atop a truck’s cab playing music.

• Loudest fire truck horn went to the Tyger River Fire District.

• LOUDEST horn from Grading and Hauling PanCo. We mean two hands to the ears loud.

• Hey, where were the Star Wars people from?

• The most entertaining dance was a horse high-stepping in place.

• Just wondering, were the Corvairs (four) the only ones left in America?

• A Christmas parade without a John Deere tractor ….

• …. Is a Christmas parade without Santa Claus.

 

 

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