Registration for James Brown Turkey Giveaway begins Saturday

Volunteers pass out turkeys during the James Brown Turkey Giveaway at Dyess Park, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Augusta. Deanna Brown-Thomas and the James Brown Family Foundation continue the tradition of passing out turkeys before Thanksgiving, a tradition the Godfather of Soul started in 1991. FILE/STAFF

Registration for the annual James Brown Turkey Giveaway will be held the next three Saturdays.

To register, bring a valid state ID, a utility bill in the registrant’s name dated within the past two months or a current signed lease agreement. Registration will be held at Dyess Park from 9-11 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 4 and Nov. 11.

The giveaway will be held Monday, Nov. 20, at 8 a.m.

For more information, call (803) 640-2090 or email



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