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Getting a jump start on the Fourth
Fairview celebrates Independence Day
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Twins, from left, Mallory and Carly Tobitt, take a break from July 4th activities to swing on a tire swing at the Fairview CIC celebration on Saturday. The 5-year-old girls are the daughters of Cory and Lakeisha Tobitt. - photo by Margaret Hobbs
Celebrating Independence Day started early at the Fairview Community Center with a ceremony honoring and recognizing both former and current veterans. Veteran support groups, Patriot Guard Riders, American Legion Riders Gold Star Post 78 and the Vietnam Legacy Veterans all paid tribute by attending. Veteran Ronnie Powell spoke to the group, as well as keynote speaker Anthony Perrone.