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Fourth festivities start Saturday
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Fourth of July festivities will blast off this weekend at Fairview CIC.Fairview will hold the county’s first Independence Day celebration Saturday beginning with a special salute to veterans at 8 a.m. The day will also include softball, kids games, a baby show, and several pageants.The day will begin with a tribute to all military veterans, but a portion of the program will be dedicated to three Vietnam War casualties from the Fairview area. Joe Lynn Delong, Marvin Foster Phillips, and Wilburn Leon Green will all be recognized for their ultimate sacrifice.“It’s really going to be a special program,” said Fairview CIC president June McGee. “There are a lot of memories with those three, who all grew up in this community.