1:00 p.m. - Ole' Fashioned Games at Meeks Park
"The Union County Lions Club is all ready for the 2nd annual 4th of July ole' fashion games at Meeks Park on Wednesday, July 4 at 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
The games will begin at 1:30 p.m. sharp and continue to 3:30 p.m., ending with the watermelon eating contest. Games for all ages, four years and up. For the 15 and up group there will be football throw, softball throw, relay races, age group races, frisbee toss and ending with a tug of war made up of teams from different groups.
Blairsville fireworks The annual fireworks display for Blairsville will be held at Meeks Park on July 4 and is scheduled to begin after dark:." The public is encouraged` to arrive by 7:30 or 8:00 p.m. in order to secure a good spot. Other locations such as North Georgia Technical College and areas along Hwy. 515 are also good spots for viewing the display. The event is sponsored by the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce."