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Holiday Caravan: 2 p.m. in Spencer, 3 in Salisbury

The Holiday Caravan parade starts at 2 p.m. today on Salisbury Avenue in Spencer and travels south to restart at 3 p.m. on Main Street in  Salisbury.

This year’s parade boasts 140 entries, including a dozen bands, unicycling clowns, emergency vehicles sounding their sirens and dancers.

The Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard, a group that won national honors this year, will be toward the front of the parade, followed by the parade banner and Grand Marshal Lauren McCombs.

Presiding over it all will be Miss Holiday Caravan Ashley Mayhew and her court.

Santa will bring up the rear, with Rowan Rescue Squad sounding the final sirens behind him.

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