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There were no trash containers along the parade route, causing many paraders to discard their water bottles along Covington Highway.

There were no trash containers along the parade route, causing many paraders to discard their water bottles along Covington Highway.

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County dropped the ball with Carnival trash

On May 23, I went to Carnival. Yes I did, and I didn’t even have to fly to New York City, or Toronto, or Trinidad, or Rio de Janeiro.

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Carnival trash lingers three days after festival

Three days after DeKalb County’s first Caribbean Carnival brought thousands of paraders and spectators to Decatur, bags of trash still line Covington Highway and sit piled up in the festival village at the Kensington MARTA station.