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King Celebration begins Friday

January 12, 2018--9:42 a.m.

Staff report

The Annual Prayer Breakfast will be held Saturday morning at the Lovejoy Baptist Church Joy Life Center. The Breakfast will start at 9:00 am. Tickets are $15.00 each and can be purchased at Kroger in Rome.

Dr. Eric Holland, principal at Rome High School will be the guest speaker.

Other events include the Ecumenical Service at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Thankful Baptist Church.

Rev. Dr. Darrell D. Elligan, Pastor of the True Light Baptist Church in Atlanta will be the speaker.

The annual Freedom March is on Broad Street at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

That will be followed by the MLK Celebration program at the city auditorium.

Cassandra Wheeler, Regional Director at Georgia Power, will be the guest speaker.

The celebration concludes with a luncheon at the Rome Civic Center.

You can see a complete list of all the King Weekend events below.