Y’all remember when it — literally — rained on Mooresville’s parade last month?! Remember all the social-media chatter that day (and in the days immediately after) about why our Christmas parade is, well, the way it is?
It’s like an olive branch. But it’s a 23-foot Christmas tree.
This week, Josh Graham and brother-in-law Garrett Deweese, owners of Josh’s Farmers Market, hauled the massive tree from a grower in West Jefferson, all the way down Main Street into Downtown Mooresville and to the corner of Main and McLelland Avenue, where the big blue “150” stands to commemorate the town’s 150th birthday this year.
I was a newspaper reporter in Mooresville, NC for a decade and covered local government issues from 2003 to 2006.