Annual turkey giveaway held today

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Today was a turkey giveaway extravaganza in Columbus.

Long lines wrapped around the K-Mart on Macon Road Tuesday as more than a thousand 10-12 pound turkeys were given away to anyone in line.

All you had to do was show up and you were handed a ticket.

The annual giveaway was sponsored by New Birth Outreach Church in Midland, and the church was more than happy to provide the pre-holiday birds to families in the community.

People began lining up around 10 a.m. and church volunteers were on hand until they finished giving away the turkeys and also a batch of collard greens.

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