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ELLERBE -- Hotdogs, watermelon races and fireworks all symbolize the significance of Independence Day. And for the Ellerbe Lions Club, Tuesday's annual Fourth of July Jamboree was a success at both celebrating and bringing the community closer together.

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ELLERBE - With the cancellation of Hamlet's July 4 activities, Ellerbe's 4th of July Jamboree and Fireworks becomes the only Independence Day event in the county today, and it will likely prove to be a huge turnout and success.

The City of Hamlet on Monday announced their event would be cancelled as a result of heightened security concerns related to a recent homicide in the town. City Manager Jonathan Blanton said it was an "important call" to make for the safety of those who may attend.

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Briana Goins reports live from Hamlet this afternoon (July 3, 2017) in response to the cancellation of July 4 festivities in Hamlet.

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UPDATE: Hamlet City Manager Jonathan Blanton told The Richmond Observer that multiple threats had been received in relation to the recent homicide at a gas station just down the road from where Hamlet's July 4 activities were scheduled to take place, and that the city had to make this call to protect the safety of the large number of people who were expected to attend.

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Monday, 03 July 2017 12:20

Ellerbe July 4 Event Still On As Planned

Despite the cancellation of July 4 events in Hamlet, Ellerbe will still host their Jamboree and Fireworks display, all set to be held at Lions Club Park on Cemetery Road.

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