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Local firefighters selling barbecue chicken tickets

Americus Fire & Emergency Services is selling tickets for barbecue chicken plates (half a chicken, baked beans and slaw) for $7. Call 924-3213 or contact any Americus firefighter. Pick-up is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Fire Station No. 1, downtown at 119 S. Lee St. Proceeds benefit fire safety education and honor guard.