Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Celebrating that hope, keynote speaker Johnny Weaver said Tuesday during Cherokee's Patriot Day Ceremony, is how you honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Cherokee gathered in Canton Tuesday to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. There were prayers, salutes and musical tributes. Members of the Hickory Log Baptist Church choir lifted their voices in song and testimony. There were remarks from politicians, firefighters and those in law enforcement. "We can gather every year to remember the victims and families," keynote speaker Johhny Weaver said, "but unless we celebrate the hope of better things to come, we fail to credit their loss." Watch a few of the scenes from the Patriot Day Ceremony. Related content
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The ceremony at the Cherokee County Public Safety Memorial featured speakers, choirs, bands and more.
The 11th Annual Patriot Day Ceremony was held this morning at the Public Safety Memorial in Canton, next to the historic Cherokee County Courthouse. The event is held each year "to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City," Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services spokesman Tim Cavender said. Be on the lookout for more scenes from the ceremony on Canton-Sixes Patch.
The 11th Annual Patriot Day Ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. today at the Public Safety Memorial, next to the historic Cherokee County Courthouse.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The 11th Annual Patriot Day Ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Public Safety Memorial, next to the historic Cherokee County Courthouse.
Monday, September 12, 2011
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A Cherokee County deputy spoke about his time serving as the confidential aide to NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the Patriot Day Remembrance this morning.
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Here is the information you need to know Monday, Sept. 12.
1. There is a 20 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms this morning, according to the National Weather Service. The rest of the day will be mostly sunny with a high near 85 degrees and a low of 58. 2. The City of Woodstock gathered in the Park at City Center Sunday afternoon to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Jennifer Carter captured the list of special guests from state representatives to Kings Academy JROTC to the local firemen and policemen. 3. A Patriot Day Remembrance is being held at the Cherokee County Justice Center this morning at 8:30. The featured speaker will be Deputy Michael Sanchez, who joined the New York Police Department in 1984 and was assigned as a confidential aide to the police …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Community officials, firefighters, police officers, veterans, cub scouts and the patriotic residents of Woodstock were among those in attendance for the 9/11 ceremony held this afternoon.
Woodstock citizens gathered in the Park in City Center in remembrance on Sunday to honor those who were killed on this day in 2001 and extend their gratitude to those who continue to serve our country today.
Volunteers blanketed Downtown Canton with 3,000 flags Saturday afternoon as a tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
To see more events in Woodstock and 9/11 coverage, check here.
From a 9/11-themed corn maze to a City Park event, locals are taking it upon themselves to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, at home.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. While the country has its eyes on Ground Zero and the ceremonies in New York City, Woodstock will be commemorating the anniversary at home. Here are some local events the city and county are participating in to remember what happened 10 years ago today: Patch gathered images of people and places touched by the terrorist attacks in communities across the nation. You can view the gallery of your neighbors connected by 9/11 at 6 a.m. You can find all of Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch's 9/11 anniversary coverage on a special page. Check out ActionAmerica.com if you'd like to tell the country how you're taking positive action in your community.