NORTH POLE — Elves in charge at the North Pole, on the condition of anonymity, have confirmed to SylacaugaNews.com that Santa Claus is on schedule to arrive in our area beginning just after midnight.

Live satellite tracking provided by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is available now at NORADSanta.org. Santa’s movements and activities, including his visits in and around the Sylacauga area, will be monitored hrough Christmas morning.

People without easy internet access may call live phone operators toll-free at 1-877-446-6723 beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday for answers to questions about Santa’s current location.

Since 1955, NORAD has tracked Santa’s annual movements as he leaves the North Pole and delivers presents to children around the world. NORAD is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.

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