Family: The Thigpen-Murphy Family
Address: 8113 Sir Galahad Drive in Evans
Directions: From the Publix on Washington Road in Evans, proceed west toward Wal-Mart. Take a left on Sir Galahad Drive.
What the display includes: Plenty of lights arranged on the house, the bushes and trees in front and animated light displays featuring Santa Claus going down a chimney and reindeer drinking from a stream.
Why do you do the light display each year, and how many years have you set it up?
"I've been doing it for ... about 20 years,'' Richard Thigpen Sr. said. "I lived in a house in Grovetown and I did the same thing and now I've been here six years. I just enjoy doing it because I love Christmastime and seeing people enjoy it."
Have you ever gotten comments on your display?
"I get a lot of people stop and tell me how good they look," Thigpen said.
What is your favorite part of your light display?
"All of it," he said.
What is your favorite light display?
"To be honest with you I like looking at all of them,'' he said. "Some of them might be prettier than others but really all of them. Some of the houses in Camelot and Country Place I love, but really I love all of them. No one is really more special than any other."
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