A Charlie West Christmas (photos)
The annual Christmas Parade brought 22 floats through downtown Charleston on Saturday morning. A panel of five judges handed out awards for the best floats. The winners were:
Non-Profit Category: First place: Piedmont Elementary School -- "Ringing" in the Holidays with Books. Second place: Cub Scout Troop #28 -- Holiday Bells. Honorable mention: Girl Scout Troop #4847 -- Winter Chimes. Commercial Category: First place: Kanawha Presbyterian Church -- Peanuts characters theme. Second place: C & H Taxi -- Captain Cab. Honorable mention: Mardi Gras Casino & Resort.