Following the conclusion of a national competitive search, Burke County Commissioners have made the announcement…
Mayor Pro Tem Crissy Thomas and Councilman Rev. Ike Perkins will be handing out free turkeys during the Drive-Thru Turkey Tuesday November 22 2022, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. This is the 8th Annual Turkey Tuesday event. Mayor Pro Tem Thomas, Councilman Perkins, and volunteers will hand out free turkeys to local families in need while supplies last. Turkey Tuesday starts at 5:00 pm.
Residents can drive (or walk) to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, and pick up a free turkey for Thanksgiving.
This year, residents can stay in their vehicle and drive through the parking lot to pick up turkeys. There is a maximum of four turkeys per car if four adults are in the vehicle and not in the same household. Residents can also walk up and receive one turkey per adult.