On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Chief Mike Strobridge received a very important letter from the North Pole. Once again, Jolly Saint Nick will visit the good boys and girls of the Swainsboro neighborhoods for the sixth year. Santa has asked Chief Mike Strobridge and the Swainsboro Firefighters to assist in guiding his annual trip to visit the good children on Christmas eve. Santa will ride upon his highly decorated #7 Sleigh accompanied by his Public Safety friends from Emanuel County.
Beginning at 5 p.m., Santa will travel down Main Street to Walmart, after a meet and greet with children, his journey will continue to the following streets:
South Main Street, Youmans Avenue, Soloman Street, Neal Street, Richard Street for the first stop; Harmon, Lakewood Drive, Meadowlake Pkwy, Injunction Road, South Main Street to Meadowlake Pkwy.to Industrial Way, Elmer Street, to Lambs Bridge Road, to Claxton Avenue, Jones Avenue for the second stop; onto Lambs Bridge Road, Market Street, to Stevens Drive, South Anderson Drive, Turner Drive, Fortune Loop, onto Prosperity Drive, Lake Luck Drive, onto East Main Street, to Advantage Ln, Friendly Way, Happiness Drive for the third stop; by Freedom Street, continue onto East Pine Street, onto Norwood Avenue, King Circle Drive for the fourth stop; Waller Pass, Ben Street, William Street, to Rentz Street, MLK to Center Street, onto Longview Road, Fowler Street, North Coleman Ext, Wells, Old Wadley Road, R.J. Holder Road, onto North Main Street, Stallion Road, Christopher Drive, McKenzie Drive and back to North Main Street, onto MLK, onto Wells Street, Shearhouse Street, Robin Street, cross Kite Road onto Golf Drive, onto Barbara Avenue, Oak Lawn Drive to Kite Road. Then McLeod Bridge Road to North Green Street, onto Lucky Street, North Racetrack Street for the fifth stop; between West Church and West Pine Street. West Pine Street, Roberts Street, onto West Main Street, onto Tyson Street, to West Moring Street, to Arden Drive, Azalea Cir, Rosedale Cir, back to Arden Drive, cross Old Nunez Road to Maurice Drive, Poplar Street, to Calhoun Street, Mary Ann Drive, onto West Moring Street, to Central Street and West Pine Street to Fire Headquarters.
Follow along with the ride with Facebook Live on the Emanuel County Live Facebook page.