Fantastic Fourth in Middlesboro

Published 2:30 pm Friday, July 5, 2019

Ray Welch | Daily News

The City of Middlesboro extends a thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Fourth of July. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one that came out last night to watch our fantastic fireworks,” Mayor Rick Nelson said. “A special thanks to the Middlesboro Police Department and dispatch for traffic control, to parks chair Boone Bowling for working with the fireworks company and getting an outstanding package.” Nelson also thanks the council for appropriating the money for the fireworks show in the budget and also the citizens that came out to support the event with their families. “A special thanks to the fire department for being there as well,” said Nelson. The mayor said he looks forward to next year’s celebration and hopes that it can begin to grow and bring even more people into Middlesboro.

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