Free New Year's Day meal offered in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- A free New Year's Day dinner attracted thousands of people in Fayetteville this year.

Thursday marked the 21st anniversary of the dinner, which was held at the Crown Expo Center. The meal is free to the public.

The meal once again included foods eaten to start the new year, including black-eyed peas and collard greens. Barbecue and candied yams were also served.

The sponsors are District Attorney Billy West; his predecessor, Ed Grannis; and Register of Deeds Lee Warren.

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