The Independence Day celebration was presented by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department and concluded with a fireworks display. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A car show was held as part of the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4. A wide range of classic vehicles were on display. The Independence Day celebration was presented by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department and concluded with a fireworks display.
Photo by Geof Skinner.
A traditional Independence Day fireworks display was presented Tuesday night, July 4, at the Anna City Park in Anna. The display was presented by Brad Dawson of Anna. The presentation was coordinated through the Anna Fire Department.
American flags were on display last week at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. The veterans home is located along North Main Street in Anna. The nation will join in the celebration of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th. Independence Day celebrations are planned throughout the region. Many of the celebrations will include fireworks displays.
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.  This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family...
UPDATE: Efforts which were underway during the past week to try to have an Independence Day fireworks display in Anna appeared to have been successful. Uncertainty surrounding the event surfaced at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The council met Tuesday evening, June 20, at...
An annual Independence Day celebration is planned Tuesday, July 4, in Tamms. The event will be at the Tamms Community Park. The celebration is sponsored by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department. Activities are planned throughout the day and into the night. A car, truck and motorcycle show is...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, is reminding organizations and individuals sponsoring fireworks displays in the state to be sure their fireworks vendor has the required state licenses and certificates issued by the IDNR and the Office of the State Fire Marshal, OSFM, prior to...
Anna mayor Steve Hartline and the Anna City Council announced that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the annual 4th of July fireworks display held at the Anna City Park has been canceled. Hartline said in a press release that "the decision was not arrived at lightly." "City officials would like to...
This is a raw video of a firework explosion in Southern Illinois. It was reported no one was harmed. Even if you're cautious, accidents can happen, so please be safe this holiday season. 
The Village of Tamms held their annual 4th of July celebration this year. This is a short video of the firework display.
One of the many local firework shows that were displayed Monday evening for the 4th of July in Union County. Video by Amber Skelton with the Gazette-Democrat in Anna.


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