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Trevor Flora float was one of parade winners
Judges chose from among 100 units
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Staff Photo by Steven Marsh: The “Christmas Means Miracles” entry for Trevor Flora in the annual Franklin County Christmas Parade took first place in the Best Float Theme category. Flora is recovering from critical injuries sustained in a vehicle crash in October.

Friday, December 7, 2012

By CHARLES BOOTHE - Staff Writer

The ballots are in on the best floats and entries in the annual Franklin County Christmas Parade, held last Sunday.

Prizes were given for first and second place in four categories.

The theme of this year's parade, sponsored by the Retail Merchants Association, was "What Christmas Means."

Taking first place in the Best Float Using Theme was the Trevor Flora entry, "Christmas Means Miracles."

Flora, 21, of Boones Mill is recovering after being critically injured in a vehicle crash in October.

Second place in that category went to the Henry Fork Church of the Brethren.

In the Most Christmas-Like Float category, Redwood Community Association took first place, while Sandlot Cheerleaders won second place.

Singer/songwriter Aspen Black won first place in the Most Unusual Float category. Jack's Quarry took second place.

The Most Unusual Unit prize went to the Kazim Tramps with second place going to Autumn's Hip-Hop Steppers.

 
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