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9/11 anniversary event held at Nation Ford High in Fort Mill

Nation Ford High School JROTC held a 15th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the 9/11 attacks.
Nation Ford High School JROTC held a 15th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the 9/11 attacks. Special to The Fort Mill Times

At 11:55 a.m. today, members of the Nation Ford DAR, Nation Ford High School Jr. ROTC, Boy Scout Troop 250, American Heritage Girls and the town of Fort Mill held ceremony at the flag pole at Nation Ford High School to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacks on the U.S.

Other upcoming events include:

▪ Sunday 8-11 a.m. – Rolling Thunder South Carolina Chapter 1 will display flags on bridges over Interstate 77. Open to the public. A limited supply of flags will be provided or you can bring your own flag and pole. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Home Depot parking lot at Celanese and Cherry roads in Rock Hill to disperse to various bridges. The primary location is the Sutton Road bridge, known as the “Leonard A. Farrington 9/11 Memorial Bridge.” Farrington flew the flag on the Sutton Road Bridge all day and into the evening the day of the attacks.

▪  Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – The city of Tega Cay will host a ceremony in the Living Memorial Garden to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy. Current and retired law enforcement officers and firefighters are invited to participate. Parking available at City Hall and Tega Cay Elementary School.

Click here for more 9/11 events in the tri-county area.

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