Martinez Christmas Parade Winners
Church or Religious Group: First place, New Life Christian Center; second place, Seventh Day Adventist; third place, Parkway Baptist.
Standard Float: First place, City of Augusta Housing Authority; second place, God Cross Emergency Medical Service; third place, Sunshine House.
Commercial Float: First place, Club Car; second place, Frost Heating and Air; third place, BFI Waste.
Marching and Dancing: First place, Footloose and Fancy Free Cloggers; second place, Augusta Clogging; third place, Al Mahdi Shrine Temple.
Scouts: First place, Cub Scouts Pack 615; second place, MESU Girl Scouts; third place, Cub Scout Pack 15.
Best Overall: Footloose and Fancy Free Cloggers.
Chairman's Trophy: New Life Christian Center.
Grovetown Christmas Parade Winners
Nonprofit: First place, Grovetown Express; second place, Grovetown Senior Center; third place, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Auto: First place, Columbia County ATV Unit; second place, Tim Gagner; third place, Jerry Reynold.
The Harlem Christmas Parade ended Saturday afternoon with an appearance by Santa Claus, sponsored by employees of the city of Harlem.
Photo by Michael Holahan
Junior ROTC: First place, Youth Challenge Academy; second place, Lakeside JROTC; third place, Butler JROTC.
Commercial: First place, Frost Heating and Cooling; second place, Hairy's Barber Shop; third place, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Youth/School: First place, Euchee Creek Elementary School; second place, Girls Scout Troop 783; third place, Fort Gordon Youth Services Dynamic Steppers.
Horses/Animals: First place, Canterbury Trials; second place, Donna Boutwell and The Rocking L; third place, 3 Wishes Farm.
Religious: First place, Clifford Memorial Presbyterian Church; second place, Grovetown Methodist Church Bells and Blessings; third place, Grove Baptist Church.
Band: First place, Harlem high School Marching Band and Flag Corps.
Miscellaneous: First place, All American Snowman; second place, Robert Washington; second place, Miles of Smiles.
Betty and Robert Washington take their reindeer-and-sleigh float for a ride during the Harlem parade. The sleigh is a modified golf cart.
Photo by Michael Holahan
Grand Marshal Trophy: Gold Cross Ambulance Service.
Harlem Christmas Parade Winners
Commercial division: First place, Gold Cross Emergency Medical Service; second place, Coca-Cola; third place, Funsville.
Noncommercial division: First place, Harlem's 4-H Club; second place, Girl Scouts; third place, American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
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