The annual Whitehouse Christmas parade marched through town on a warm, sunny Saturday, Dec. 2. The 45 minute exhibition of cars, floats and marchers took place in front of a crowd that came prepared to watch the event. People brought blankets, chairs and food, choosing a spot early from which to view the parade themed “Rockin’ Christmas.”
Whitehouse held its second public hearing on proposed annexation and zoning Tuesday, Nov. 28. Many local residents who would be affected by the annexation attended the hearing. Most of those present chose to speak to the council and voiced a variety of concerns regarding the proposed annexation. “I really do appreciate all of you coming out,” stated David Roquemore as he opened the public hearing. “It’s great to have input.”
Boy Scout Troop 319 served as color guard and led the Arp parade Monday night, Dec. 4. Spectators had gathered early to find the perfect spot to view the parade. Ashley Hembree acted as master of ceremonies for the parade and played Christmas music for those gathering prior to the event.
A monthly Hot Rod Day is hosted at Shields Mountain BBQ, located at 1010 Highway 110 North, and December’s show was held Saturday, Dec. 2. Classic vehicle owners, some of whom are members of the Copperhead Row car club, get together to show off their cars and trucks and “talk shop.”