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Sunny Day Fun

THE DAILY LEADER / RHONDA DUNAWAY / The weather Thursday was perfect for this group of cousins to have a picnic at City Park in Brookhaven. Lane Brister, 5, (from left) Ali Brister, 8, Jaden Cothern, 7, Tyler Russ Cothern, 5, and Hunter Cothern (standing), 13, and the puppy that Santa brought, Maggie Mae.

THE DAILY LEADER / RHONDA DUNAWAY / The weather Thursday was perfect for this group of cousins to have a picnic at City Park in Brookhaven. Lane Brister, 5, (from left) Ali Brister, 8, Jaden Cothern, 7, Tyler Russ Cothern, 5, and Hunter Cothern (standing), 13, and the puppy that Santa brought, Maggie Mae.

Winter’s dark hold finally cut loose just in time for area students to enjoy their time off. Families and friends were out and about for Spring Break this week playing, exorcising, picnicking and soaking up the first real signs of spring to be had in the south this year.