Ozark celebrates Black History Month with events throughout February

By Christina Faulkner

During the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 16, Mayor Mark Blankenship officially declared February as Black History Month in the City of Ozark. Joined by community members, the proclamation marked the beginning of a month-long celebration honoring the contributions of African Americans locally, in the Wiregrass region, and across the nation. Mayor Blankenship encouraged citizens to actively participate in various activities recognizing African Americans, both past and present.

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