City of Midville reschedules Christmas parade
by Whitley Clifton | December 6, 2018 12:30 pm
Last Updated: December 5, 2018 at 4:09 pm
Due to inclement weather, the City of Midville has rescheduled its Christmas parade. Originally planned for Saturday, December 6, the new date is Saturday, December 15. Line-up will start at 1 p.m. on North Railroad Street, and the parade will begin at 2 p.m.
This year’s grand marshal will be Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Joel Davis Jr., formerly of Midville.
LTC Davis is a retired veteran of 31 years in the U.S. Armed Force as a military intelligence officer. Most recently, he was assigned as a professor of military science and ROTC commander at Fort Valley State University and Albany State University. Currently, he is serving as associate minister at Word In Season Ministries of Warner Robins.
LTC Davis serves as chief of intelligence for the United Nations Humanitarian Assistance Mission in Haiti, where he serves as senior military intelligence advisor/force commander. He is a graduate of Savannah State University and is married to Makena Davis. LTC Davis is the father to two sons, LaJoel and Joshua, and four daughters, Kiawna, Eshante, Janai, and Anaiyah.