Security not a concern during annual Hickory Grove Fourth of July parade


Security not a concern during annual Hickory Grove Fourth of July parade

by: Gina Esposito Updated: Jul 4, 2017 – 5:53 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.
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The parade, part of the city’s holiday festivities, had some worried about safety in light of Monday’s announcement in nearby Richmond County to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display because of threats of gang violence.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were visible all along the parade route Tuesday morning.

Congresswoman Alma Adams was in attendance and said …

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