EDITORIAL: Kicking off the season

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving is a little over a week away and, with it, the beginning of the Christmas season.

And there is no better way locally to get yourself a head start on the holiday spirit than to attend the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce’s Festival of Trees and Christmas Market this weekend.

It is not only a great event for the entire family, but it really gives you a sense of the Tri-State community, with 40 trees on display from local businesses and organizations, as well as musical performances and vendors from around the region.

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This is the eighth year of the event, which originally launched at the Ohio University Proctorville Center and has grown exponentially since.

It is a testament to the work of Shirley Dyer and Marty Conley, those at the Chamber and numerous volunteers that such a thriving staple of the season has been established.

We highly recommend you check it out.