Waynesville Christmas Parade spreads holiday spirit
Hundreds of spectators gathered along Main Street in Waynesville Monday night to watch the town's annual Christmas parade.
More than 100 groups made up of bands, businesses, horses, dancers and of course, Santa himself entertained the crowd with a "Dreaming of a White Christmas" theme. From the brightly lit floats to the candy tossed to the crowd, this year's parade didn't disappoint.
Waynesville's Ingles store manager Jeff Henderson served as the parade's Grand Marshall, leading the parade in a red truck filled with his family.
"Each year we select somebody who plays an important role in the community, and he definitely is one who has for many many decades," said Downtown Waynesville Association Director Buffy Phillips, adding that Henderson helps out in many ways including food drives, ...