Governments across region differ on holiday decor
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Oro Valley town hall displays few outward signs of the Christmas holiday. Town Manager Jerene Watson earlier this year asked employees to be sensitive to the diversity of beliefs in the town. Employees are allowed to decorate personal workspaces and some departments have decorated also.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The courtyard in front of the Marana Municipal Complex is decorated with strands of lights sprinkled throughout the trees and guard railings.
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Christmas trees and wreaths adorn Pima County Justice Court in downtown Tucson. The county imposes few restrictions on holiday decorations, a policy that differs from other governments in Southern Arizona.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The Town of Marana has an elaborate Christmas display. Along with a large decorated tree, the display includes oversized bells and candles alongside decorated trees and light poles.