Winners of this year’s Lafayette Christmas Lighting Contest were announced last week, with first through third place awarded in both residential and business categories.

Residential winners include: First Place – Jimmy & Janice Walrond (266 Brattontown Circle), Second Place – Connie & Peggy Kirby (501 Meador Dr.) and Third Place – Kimmy & Donna Wilson (1406 Sue Ann Lane).

Businesses that received recognition were: First Place – Macon County Chronicle (109 Public Square), Second Place – Mert’s Gift Gallery (1206-A Scottsville Rd.) and Third Place – J&J Furniture (1010 Scottsville Rd.).

First place winners received $100, second place winners received $75 and third place winners were awarded $50. Prize money was donated by Citizens Bank and Macon Bank & Trust.