Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Fireworks supply limited

 

Jonathan Sparks, a member of the Pentecostal Church in Hohenwald, manages fireworks sales at 652 Swan Avenue and one at 828 Buffalo Road. Proceeds are shared with the church and the Food Bank.

Shipping priorities for medical equipment have limited the availability of fireworks for Independence Day in America, according to the man who oversees two fireworks tents in Lewis County.

"Medical equipment coming across [the ocean from China] has a higher priority," said Jonathan Sparks. He manages fireworks stands that raise money for his church and the Food Bank. "They reduced the number of shipping containers that hold fireworks.

"So, the tables may look full when you go in," Sparks continued, "but the back stock will be much lower than last year."

Shipping cost quadrupled, he said. So...



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