Veterans’ Parade Coming in November

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Veterans can start their engines for a celebration in November. The 2023 Columbus County Veterans Parade will be coming in shades of red, white, and blue on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. with lineup from 9-10 a.m.  

The route will leave from Smith Street and travel down Madison Street. The procession will end where Lee and Franklin Streets merge with South Madison.  

Prizes for first, second, and third place will be presented to the best decorated entry. Candy may be thrown by those who wish to do so during the procession. Only patriotic theme floats and music are allowed through the parade route, and no horses or donkeys are permitted. Motorcycles are allowed to enter the event.  

To enter your unit in the parade, entry forms can be completed and submitted online at They can also be mailed to the Columbus County Veterans’ Services office located at 805 Pinckney Street in Whiteville. All entries must be received by Friday, Oct. 13, and details about when and where to lineup will be released by Nov. 8.  


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