• Grave Marking for Compatriot James C. Harris

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution (NC SAR) conducted a grave marking ceremony for Compatriot James Carlos Harris at the family cemetery at Buxton Place, in the Inez community. Mr. David B. Gammon, President of the Halifax Resolves Chapter (HRC) was the Master of Ceremonies. The Invocation and Benediction were […]

  • RRPD Captain Awarded SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

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    Halifax Resolves Past President Ken Wilson and Compatriot E.C. Bobbitt presented RRPD Captain Bobby Martin with the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal at a recent City Council meeting. The citation reads as follows: “Captain Martin is an exceptional leader within the Roanoke Rapids Police Department supervising the Criminal Investigative Division which is comprised of criminal […]

  • RRPD Officers Awarded SAR Medal for Heroism

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    Two Roanoke Rapids Police Officers were recognized by Halifax Resolves Compatriot E.C. Bobbitt and Past President Ken Wilson at the June city council meeting for their actions during an incident in December 2017. The award citation reads as follows: “Officer Joe DeSare conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle for a violation in the 1000 […]

  • RRFD Deputy Chief Recognized by SAR

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    Deputy Chief Michael Clements was recently recognized by the Halifax Resolves SAR chapter for his 30 years of service with Roanoke Rapids Fire Department during a City Council meeting. Compatriot E.C. Bobbitt and chapter Past President Ken Wilson made the presentation.  The citation read as follows: “During his time with the department he has attained […]

  • Fire Fighters Receive SAR Life Saving Medal

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    During the June Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting, Halifax Resolves SAR Past President Ken Wilson and Compatriot E.C Bobbitt presented SAR Life Saving Medals to Lieutenant Bryan Hollowell, Engineer Ramah Long, Firefighter Ben Sloan and Firefighter Austin Jarrett of the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department. The citation read as follows: “Around 2230 hours on April 3, […]

  • SAR Recognizes Eagle Scout Valliani

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    Haziq Valliani of BSA Troop 144, Lewis-Deanes District, East Carolina Council, was elevated to the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor. He was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate by Halifax Resolves Chapter Past President Ken Wilson “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced […]

  • HCSO Deputy Receives SAR Award

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    During the June Halifax County Board of Commissioners meeting Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputy Corey L. Dixon, Sr. was honored for his service by the Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter. Deputy Dixon began his law enforcement career in March of 2003 serving citizens in Halifax County where he has served as a patrol officer, a criminal […]

  • Chaloner 8th Grader Wins State Brochure Contest

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    Madison Elias, an 8th grade student at Chaloner MS won the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Americanism Brochure Contest.  Her brochure was written in support of the Declaration of Independence.  The brochure will now advance to the National contest that will be held in Houston, TX in July.  Madison’s entry earned her $250.00 […]

  • Memorial Day at Cedarwood Cemetery

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    Approximately 200 people gathered at Cedarwood Cemetery on Memorial Day to honor those to made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. The ceremony, co-sponsored by AmVets Post 320 and the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR, was presided over by AmVets Post 320 Past Commander Randy Ferguson.  AmVets Dept. of North Carolina Commander Keith Hutchins was […]

  • SAR Flag Program at Calvary Baptist Church

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    At the request of Calvary Baptist Church Children’s Ministry Director Mrs. Sarah Taylor, Halifax Resolves chapter NC SAR member Ken Wilson spoke to children in the church K to 6th grade Kids FOCUS class about the U.S. flag including some of the history, showing proper respect for the flag and how to properly fold the […]

  • Halifax Academy Student Places 3rd in NC SAR Poster Contest

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    Avery Boone, a 5th grade student at Halifax Academy, placed 3rd in the NC Sons of the American Revolution poster contest.  The topic of this year’s contest was a Revolutionary War event.  Avery chose the Edenton Tea Party as his topic. For his efforts, he received a check for $75.00 as did his teacher, Ms. […]

  • SAR Presentations at Roanoke Rapids High School

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    Roanoke Rapids High School Social Studies Teachers Ms. Holly Allen and Mr. Edward Gardner invited Sons of the American Revolution Halifax Resolves chapter member Ken Wilson to present a program on the Battle of Kings Mountain to their classes. Wilson, dressed as a member of the Colonial militia, spoke to the students about the events […]

  • Southern Nash JROTC Cadet Receives Award

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    Southern Nash AFJROTC Cadet Eduardo Orellana was presented with the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze JROTC medal at the unit’s recent awards banquet. Selected by the senior military advisor, Orellana was chosen “in recognition of outstanding leadership qualities, military bearing and excellence, thus exemplifying the high ideals and principles which motivated and sustained our […]

  • Flag Certificate Awarded to Southern Nash HS

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    Southern Nash HS has been awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for their proper display of the American flag. This award is presented by the SAR to individuals, groups and companies who correctly display the flag for patriotic purposes. Accepting the certificate on behalf of the school was AFJROTC Cadet Colonel Hunter […]

  • Nash Central HS Awarded Flag Certificate

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    Nash Central HS recently received Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate. The award is presented to individuals, groups and organizations that display the American flag for patriotic purposes.  Accepting the award on behalf of the school were NCHS NJROTC Color Guard Commander John Paul Ramos-Padilla and Color Guard member Cadet DonnaVon Petway.  The award […]

  • Cadet Petway Receives SAR Award

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    Nash Central HS NJROTC Cadet DonnaVon Petway was recently awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze JROTC medal. Petway was selected by the unit’s commanding officer “in recognition of outstanding leadership qualities, military bearing and excellence, thus exemplifying the high ideals and principles which motivated and sustained our patriot ancestors”. Halifax Resolves chapter member […]

  • Duo Earn Eagle Scout Award

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    Aaron Thomas Purser and Ayden Matthew Coggins of BSA Troop 238 in Roanoke Rapids attained the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Court of Honor. Both young men were presented the Sons of the American Revolution Certificate of Recognition “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank […]

  • Bojangles Receives SAR Flag Certificate

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the Bojangles Restaurant #1043 in Rocky Mount, NC. This certificate is presented “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America.” Store Manager Ms. Pauline Williams accepted the award on behalf of Bo Jangles.  […]

  • Chick-fil-A Receives Award

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the Chick-fil-A restaurant in Roanoke Rapids, NC. This certificate is presented “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America.” Store Manager Ms. Ceci Garrett accepted the award and is shown with her members […]

  • SAR Celebrates the Halifax Resolves

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution hosted an April 12th ceremony celebrating the 242nd anniversary of the adoption of the Halifax Resolves on April 12th, 1776.  Chapter President David B. Gammon assumed the role of Master of Ceremonies following the welcome given by Historic Halifax Site Manager Karl […]

  • U.S. Flag Program Conducted at Halifax Academy

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    Ms. Lindy Rogerson recently requested a program about the U.S. flag be presented to her 5th grade class at Halifax Academy.  Compatriot Ken Wilson spoke to the students about U.S. Flag history, etiquette, and proper folding.  This presentation has become an annual event for Ms. Rogerson’s class. Compatriot Wilson assists as  student Watkins Crew folds the […]

  • SAR Visits Gates Co. High School

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    Gates Co. HS Social Studies teacher Ms. Savannah Blystone recently contacted Halifax Resolves Compatriot Ken Wilson to speak to students from three of the schools History classes.  Ms. Blystone learned about the SAR Speakers Bureau at the February Social Studies Conference in Greensboro.  Wilson presented a program entitled “From Mecklenburg to Halifax” to over 70 […]

  • Chaloner Middle School Receives Flag Certificate

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded Chaloner Middle School a Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Past President Ken Wilson and accepted by Chaloner Middle School Principal Mr. […]

  • Halifax Academy Student Wins Halifax Resolves SAR Poster Contest

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    A total of 81 posters from three area schools were submitted to the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter Americanism Poster Contest. This year’s topic was a Revolutionary War Event. The winning poster was submitted by Avery Boone, a 5th grade student in Mrs. Lindy Rogerson’s class at Halifax Academy.  Avery’s entry documented the Edenton Tea Party. […]

  • Elias Wins Halifax Resolves SAR Brochure Contest

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    Madison B. Elias, an eighth grade student at Chaloner Middle School, was recently selected as the winner of the Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter winner of the Americanism Brochure Contest. This contest requires the student to design a brochure that supports one of the five Founding Documents of the United States.  Madison’s entry was in […]

  • NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robert Sigmon Phone: (919) 349-8245 Email: Robert_Sigmon@yahoo.com   NC Governor Roy Cooper Inducted into the SAR (Raleigh, NC, April 16, 2018) On Wednesday, March 28, the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NCSSAR) had the distinct privilege to induct North Carolina Governor Roy Asberry Cooper, III and […]

  • History Presentations at Tar River Academy

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    Tar River Academy in Rocky Mount, NC recently asked Halifax Resolves Chapter member Ken Wilson to present two programs for their students. The Battle of Kings Mountain was presented to the high school Social Studies classes of Ms. Charman Pearson and the middle school classes of Ms. Jacquetta Harrison attended a presentation about U.S. Flag […]

  • The Crossing of the Dan

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    The Crossing of the Dan ceremony in South Boston, Virginia was attended by NC SAR President George K. Strunk accompanied by seven compatriots from the Alamance Battleground, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves and le Marquis de Lafayette chapters. Members participated in the color guard and presented the state and chapter wreaths. Due to the rainy weather, the […]

  • Halifax & the Revolution

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter member Ken Wilson was recently asked to speak to the 8th grade Social Studies students at Chaloner MS about Halifax during the Revolutionary War.  Wilson informed the students of the importance of the town as an unofficial capitol of the colony, the role of training troops and the arsenal at Halifax while […]

  • SAR Visits Local Elementary Schools

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    Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Elementary Schools were recently visited by Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter who spoke to them about the SAR’s annual Americanism Poster Contest. Wilson explained the rules of the contest and this year’s subject, a Revolutionary War event.  Two subjects were suggested, the Edenton Tea Party and the […]

  • The Battle of Kings Mountain Comes to Halifax Academy

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    The 6th & 8th grade classes of Halifax Academy in Roanoke Rapids, NC recently invited Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR chapter to present a program about the Battle of Kings Mountain that took place on October 7, 1780.  Wilson, dressed in the attire of a Patriot militia member, told the students about the […]

  • Halifax Academy Awarded Flag Certificate

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    Halifax Academy, in Roanoke Rapids, NC was recently awarded an SAR Flag Certificate “In recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the flag of the United States of America”.  Assistant Headmaster Ms. Amy Poole accepted the certificate on behalf of the academy.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves SAR Past President Ken Wilson.

  • SAR Presents Poster Contest to 5th Grade

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    The annual Halifax Resolves SAR Poster Contest has begun. Compatriot Ken Wilson spoke with 5th grade students at Halifax Academy about the topic for the year and the rules of the contest.  The topic this year is a Revolutionary War event.  The chapter suggested the topics of the Halifax Resolves and the Edenton Tea Party, […]

  • Peyton Anderson Attains Eagle Scout

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    Peyton C. Anderson, BSA Troop 144, Lewis-Deanes District, East Carolina Council recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. During his Court of Honor the Halifax Resolves SAR presented him with an SAR Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate which read in part “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank […]

  • SAR Attends Wreaths Across America at Evergreen Cemetery

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    NC SAR President SMS George K. Strunk, USAF (ret.), along with members of the General George Washington Chapter and Ken Wilson from the Halifax Resolves Chapter, attended and participated in the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery in Princeton, NC.  President Strunk and Gen. George Washington Color Guard Commander Kenny Smith presented wreaths during […]

  • NC SAR Color Guard Leads Christmas Parade

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    The Combined NC SAR Color Guard assisted by members of the NC Sons of the Revolution Color Guard led the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade for the tenth consecutive year.  The Halifax Resolves Chapter was the host chapter.  A pre-event luncheon was held at Ralph’s BBQ in Weldon, NC.

  • RRHS Student Wins Essay Contest

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently conducted its annual George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. This contest pertains to events leading up to and including the Revolutionary.  The student must write an essay 800-1200 words in length with a minimum of five sources of which only two can be internet sources. This […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Veterans Park

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    A joint flag retirement ceremony was recently held at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids. Co-hosts of the event were the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR, Boy Scout Troops 144 & 411 and American Legion Post 98 of Halifax.  The program was written and conducted by Troop 144.  Approximately 170 flags were retired with honor and […]

  • Halifax Resolves Installs New Officers

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    At the annual meeting of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter, a new officer corps was installed by NC SAR President SMS George K. Strunk, USAF (ret). Mr. David Gammon was installed as the new Chapter President; Mr. Geoff Pittard as Vice President; Mr. Steve Avent as Sec./Treas./Registrar and Rev. Duncan H. Jones as Chaplain. During […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Participates in Veterans Day Program

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter was one of the sponsors of the Veterans Day ceremony conducted at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids.  Past Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the Veterans Day Proclamation written by NSSAR President-General Larry T. Guzy to the gathering. photo courtesy rrspin.com Chapter members Ken Wilson, Rev. Duncan Jones, Compatriots J. Rives Manning  and […]

  • Macon United Methodist Church Honors Veterans

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    Veterans in the Macon Community were honored during the morning worship service at Macon United Methodist Church. Participants were: (l-r) Halifax Resolves SAR President Ken Wilson, AmVets Post 101 Commander Nina Hutchins, Jewel Fenwick, AmVets Post 101 Ladies Auxiliary President Marsha Fenwick, Department of North Carolina AmVets Commander Keith Hutchins and American Legion Post 98 […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Remembers Veterans

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    At the request of the Halifax County Library, the Halifax Resolves Chapter Sons of the American Revolution placed a display in the entry way of the library honoring all veterans past and present. The display was set up by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, MSgt. USAF (ret.).  

  • Crawford Earns Eagle Scout Award

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    Harry Jonathan Crawford, Jr. was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor held by Troop 144 of Roanoke Rapids. The ceremony was conducted by Troop 144 Charter Organization Representative Lee Bone, Unit Commissioner Jeff McKee, Scout Master Dan Harris and Asst. Scout Master Josh Clark.   Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken […]

  • NC SAR Past President Remembered

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently dedicated an SAR marker at the grave of Compatriot Dr. Ralph Hardee Rives. The chapter was assisted by NC SAR Sr. VP Mr. James A. Becker, the Combined NC SAR Color Guard and SAR members from the General George Washington, Lower […]

  • AP History Class Hosts SAR Speaker

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    Nash Central HS History teacher Mr. Renny Taylor and the AP History class invited Mr. Ken Wilson, president of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR to be a guest speaker during one of their classes. Wilson presented a program on the significance of the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution. This battle in […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Roanoke Rapids HS

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    The Roanoke Rapids HS Social Studies Department, American Legion Post 98 and the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR sponsored a Joint Flag Retirement for the students during their Power B Period. The ceremony was written by the students that included comments by American Legion Post 98 Adjutant Mr. J. Rives Manning about “What the Flag […]

  • Power Period Presentation

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    RRHS History teacher Mr. Seth Warren recently requested Mr. Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter to present a program to students during their Power Period B. Wilson presented a program on different uniforms worn during the American Revolution and at the request of Mr. Warren gave a brief overview of his military service.

  • Halifax Resolves DAR Chapter Host SAR Speaker

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted a program presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter SAR President-elect David B. Gammon. The program was entitled “Ten Reasons to Read Court Minutes”.  Shown in the photo (l-r) is Ms. Ann Newbern, Vice Regent of the Halifax Resolves DAR Chapter, Mr. David B. Gammon, President-elect […]

  • Constitution Day Display

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    The Halifax Resolves SAR chapter and the Halifax Resolves DAR chapter joined forces and placed a Constitution Day display in the Scotland Neck Memorial Library. The display illustrates the progression from the Halifax Resolves to the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bills of Rights.  Informational flyers were also available to the public.  Shown […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Attends 9-11 Ceremony

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    Members of the Halifax Resolves Chapter attended the 16th Annual Patriot’s Day 9-11 Commemoration Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids.  The program was sponsored by AMVETS Post 101 and the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.  Area first responders participated, with Enfield Chief of Police Tyree Davis as the keynote speaker.  The Roanoke Rapids HS AJROTC presented the colors.  […]

  • Troop 146 Eagle Scout Recognized

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    BSA Troop 146’s newest Eagle Scout Dillon McCoy Rowell was recognized by the Sons of the American Revolution at his Court of Honor with a Certificate of Recognition for “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout”. The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter President […]

  • Eagle Scout Receives Award

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    Eagle Scout Sean Michael Ketoff of BSA Troop 146 in Roanoke Rapids was the recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition certificate at his recent Court of Honor. The certificate, awarded by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, recognized Ketoff’s “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment […]

  • Genealogical Society Hears Battle of Kings Mountain Program

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    At the invitation of the Halifax County Genealogical Society, Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented a program entitled “The Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780: The Beginning of the End”. This program encompassed events leading up to and including the battle that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War in the South. Following […]

  • SAR Presents U.S. Flag Program to Belmont Elementary 5th Grade

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    The Belmont Elementary School 5th grade in Roanoke Rapids recently requested Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson speak to them about U.S. flag history, flag etiquette and proper folding of the flag. Students were also told the meaning of each fold of the flag.  The group consisted of five classes with a total of about […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognized

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    Eagle Scout Kyler Rogerson of BSA Troop 238 in Roanoke Rapids was the recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Recognition certificate at his recent Court of Honor. The certificate, awarded by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, recognized Rogerson’s “Outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of […]

  • Chaloner MS Student Wins NC SAR Brochure Contest

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    Sierra Lynn Gibbs, an 8th grade student at Chaloner Middle School in Roanoke Rapids, was the winner of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Middle School Americanism Brochure Contest.  This contest challenges the student to design a brochure supporting one of the five founding documents: the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, the […]

  • Manning 4th Grade Student Wins NC SAR Poster Contest

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    Elliott Sass, a 4th grade student at Manning Elementary School in Roanoke Rapids, has won the NC Sons of the American Revolution Americanism Poster Contest.  The contest topic changes annually from a Revolutionary War Patriot to a battle/event.  The topic this year was to research a local Revolutionary War Patriot, and design a poster that […]

  • Memorial Day Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR participated in the Memorial Day Ceremony in Roanoke Rapids at Cedarwood Cemetery sponsored by AmVets Posts 101 and 320. Chapter Chaplain Rev. Duncan H. Jones gave the Invocation and Benediction.  Chapter President Ken Wilson read the meaning of the 13 folds of the U.S. flag as scouts from BSA […]

  • RRHS Social Studies Teacher Receives SAR Medal

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR has awarded Mr. Seth Warren, a Social Studies teacher at Roanoke Rapids HS, the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal “in recognition of notable services in behalf of our American principles”.  Mr. Warren has vigorously worked with the chapter by participating in the SAR Knight Essay contest, utilizing the NC […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held at Alamance Battleground

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    The Alamance Battleground and Halifax Resolves Chapters NC SAR conducted a joint flag retirement prior to the Patriot’s Day at the battleground. Alamance Battleground Compatriots Dr. Samuel C. Powell and Norman Whitney were joined by Halifax Resolves Compatriot Ken Wilson in the ceremonial retirement of 86 flags.  The ashes were later buried by Compatriot Wilson […]

  • Grave Marking for Patriot William Battle

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    The Halifax Resolves chapter recently sponsored a Patriot grave marking ceremony for Patriot William Battle of Nash Co., NC. William Battle was born about 1758, most likely in Northampton Co., NC, the son of William and Mary Battle. His parents lived first in Edgecombe (now Nash) Co., later moved to Northampton Co., but moved back […]

  • President’s Piece April 2017

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    My last month as President of the North Carolina SAR started off well when Julie and I travelled back to our USAF stomping grounds in Yorktown, VA on April 3 to participate in the Grand Opening of the Jamestown and American Revolution Settlement Museum at Yorktown.  With the help of Compatriots Dan Hopping and Jeff […]

  • Hilton Garden Inn Director of Sales Recognized

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    The Halifax Resolves, NC SAR has awarded Ms. Julie Frys, Director of Sales at the Hilton Garden Inn of Roanoke Rapids, with an SAR Certificate of Appreciation. Ms. Frys has assisted the chapter in obtaining rooms for national officers and other members of the SAR attending the annual Halifax Resolves ceremony and the reception the […]

  • RRPD Deputy Chief Recognized

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    Roanoke Rapids Police Department Deputy Chief E. A. “Andy Jackson was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson. Wilson presented the medal at a meeting of the Roanoke Rapids City Council.  The recommendation by Roanoke Rapids Chief of Police Chuck Hasty cited that “Deputy Chief Jackson has been […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Speaks to RRHS 9th Grade History Classes

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    Mr. Edward Gardner, Roanoke Rapids High School World History teacher, recently invited NC SAR Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to his classes about the American Revolution in North Carolina. Wilson presented a program entitled “From Mecklenburg to Halifax” to three classes.  In addition to the programs, Wilson also presented Mr. Gardner with […]

  • 241st Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves Celebrated

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR hosted the 241st anniversary celebration of the adoption of the Halifax Resolves on April 12th in Historic Halifax, NC.  NSSAR Secretary-General Mr. Larry T. Guzy attended and was the guest speaker.  NSSAR South Atlantic District Vice President General Dr. Lawrence G. Fehrenbaker, NSSAR Genealogist John D. Sinks, SAR Foundation […]

  • Halifax Academy Fifth Grade Learns About The Flag

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    Halifax Academy fifth grade teacher Ms. Lindy Rogerson requested Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson  come and talk with her class about the U.S. flag. Wilson’s program covered U.S. flag history, flag etiquette and proper folding of the flag.  Following the presentation Wilson divided the class into two groups and had them practice folding the flag.  […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement with RRHS

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR joined with the Social Studies Department and the AJROTC Jacket Battalion of Roanoke Rapids High School in conducting a Flag Retirement ceremony for the school’s students. Students in the Social Studies classes wrote and conducted the ceremony.  This was the third such ceremony held in the last twelve months. […]

  • Law Enforcement Commendation Medal Awarded

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    At a recent meeting of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners meeting Major Patrick Neil Aycock was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal. Major Aycock was recognized for his service on the recommendation of Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp.  The recommendation read as follows: “Neil Patrick Aycock began his law enforcement career at the […]

  • Proclamation Requested

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson recently went before the Halifax County Board of Commissioners requesting the Board approve a proclamation in support of the SAR celebration of the 241st Anniversary of the Adoption of the Halifax Resolves to be held April 12th, 2017 in Halifax, NC.  The proclamation was unanimously approved by the Board.  […]

  • President’s Piece – March 2017

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    March roared in like the proverbial Lion as Julie and I headed to Louisville for the semi-annual Leadership meeting.  As is our practice, we decided to make a two-day event of our arrival and stopped in Beckley, WV en route to the meeting.  As we travelled up the leeward side of the mountains, we ran […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter at Tar River Academy

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    Ms. Charman Pearson, the Social Studies teacher at Tar River Academy in Rocky Mount, recently invited Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to her classes about the significance of the dates on the North Carolina flag. The presentation, entitled From Mecklenburg to Halifax”, was presented to two different groups of students.  […]

  • History Programs Presented at Northeast Academy

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    Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter President Ken Wilson recently visited Northeast Academy and spoke to elementary school, middle school, and high school students. A program covering “U. S. Flag History, Etiquette and Folding” was presented to the 4th, 5th and 6th grades.  The middle school and high school history classes each heard a presentation entitled […]

  • Northeast Academy Receives Flag Certificate

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    Northeast Academy in Lasker was recently awarded an SAR Flag Certificate by Halifax Resolves Chapter Pres. Ken Wilson. The award was accepted by 6th grade teacher Ms. Dana Boone and the entire 6th grade class who has the responsibility of raising and lowering the U.S. flag each day.  The certificate recognized the class’s “Exemplary Patriotism […]

  • Sheetz #447 Recognized

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    Halifax Resolves NC Sons of the American Revolution VP R. J. Myrick recently presented the Sheetz #447 station on Wesleyan Blvd. in Rocky Mount the SAR Flag Certificate. This certificate is presented to individuals, organizations or companies “In Recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the flag of the United States of America.” Tasha […]

  • USCG Auxiliary Flotilla #93 Receives Award

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    Halifax Resolves NC SAR Chapter VP R.J. Myrick recently awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the United State Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla #93, Lake Gaston, recognizing them for properly flying the U.S. flag for patriotic reasons. Mr. Ed Burke accepted the certificate on behalf of the Auxiliary.

  • Flag Certificate Awarded to NC Wesleyan

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    NC Wesleyan has been awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag certificate “In recognition of exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Dr. Dewey G. Clark, President of NC Wesleyan, accepted the award that was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R.J. Myrick. (l-r) Dr. Dewey G. […]

  • Englewood Baptist Church Recognized

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) has recognized Englewood Baptist Church in Rocky Mount for their “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R.J. Myrick presented the certificate to Executive Pastor Greg O’Neil. (l-r) Halifax Resolves Chapter VP […]

  • SAR Patriot Ancestors

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    Patriot spotlight: Joseph Sharpe volunteered in Salisbury district

  • Patriot Grave Marking

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    PATRIOT grave marking scheduled for Saturday, 20 May 2017 at 11:00am for Patriot William McKee. Located in the Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground in Statesville, N.C.

  • NCSSAR Has Table at NC Social Studies Conference

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    The 47th annual conference of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies was held in Greensboro at the Koury Center, March 2 and 3, 2017.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Civic Learning and Cultural Inquiry in a Changing World.”  State Education Chair David Gammon (Halifax Resolves Chapter) and Compatriots Larry Brown (Nathanael […]

  • David Cook Receives SAR Award

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    Mr. David Cook of Roanoke Rapids was recently awarded a Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate “In recognition of exemplary patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R. J. Myrick.

  • Sunbrella Receives Award

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R. J. Myrick recently presented the Sunbrella plant in Norlina, NC the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for their patriotic and proper display of the United States flag. Mr. Tyler Reiss accepted the certificate on behalf of Sunbrella.

  • The Crossing of the Dan

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    The NC SAR was well represented at the Crossing of the Dan ceremony in South Boston, VA. NC SAR President Gary Green led a contingent from the Alamance Battleground, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter chapters who participated in the color guard and presented wreaths.  The guest speaker […]

  • Camp Willow Springs Receives Certificate

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    Camp Willow Springs on Lake Gaston was recently presented with an SAR Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Mr. R.J. Myrick, VP of the Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution presented the certificate to Mr. Robbie Harris of […]

  • HCC Awarded Certificate

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    The Halifax Community College was recently awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for properly displaying the United States flag. HCC President Dr. Michael Elam and Mr. Allen Purser accepted the certificate on behalf of the college.  The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R.J. Myrick. (L-R) Dr. Michael Elam, R. […]

  • Summerwood Subdivision Recognized

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    Mr. Ed Sever, of the Summerwood Subdivision Lake Gaston, recently accepted the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate on behalf of the subdivision for their proper display of the United States flag. The certificate was presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R. J. Myrick.

  • Sunbrella Receives Award

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter VP R. J. Myrick recently presented the Sunbrella plant in Norlina, NC the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for their patriotic and proper display of the United States flag. Mr. Tyler Reiss accepted the certificate on behalf of Sunbrella.

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Visits Chaloner Middle School

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    The Chaloner Middle School Social Studies teacher recently invited Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves SAR chapter to present a program to their students. The presentation was two-fold.  First the students were told about the SAR Brochure contest based on the Founding Documents of the United States.  Secondly, Wilson presented a program entitled “From Mecklenburg […]

  • SAR Presents Program to Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club

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    The Optimist Club of Roanoke Rapids recently invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to be their guest speaker at one of their meetings. Wilson presented a program that provided an overview of the origins of the SAR as well as the society’s historical, patriotic and educational goals and the desire to keep alive the […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate Awarded

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    Halifax Resolves Compatriot J. Rives Manning attended the Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Aaron Robert Boone of Troop 605, Occoneechee District, East Carolina Council.  Compatriot Manning presented Boone with the SAR Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.”   […]

  • “The Doctor” Visits RRHS

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    Mr. Chris Grimes, President of the Albemarle Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, recently portrayed a Revolutionary War era doctor to students of Roanoke Rapids High School during their “Power Period”. “Doctor Grimes”, assisted by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson, explained some of the treatments for wounds suffered as well as various […]

  • SAR Visits Manning Elementary School 4th Grade

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter Sons of the American Revolution President Ken Wilson visited the 4th grade at Manning Elementary School to invite them to participate in the SAR Poster contest.  The theme this year pertains to local Patriots.  After explaining the contest to the students, Wilson presented a program about some of the better known Patriots […]

  • SAR Visits Halifax Academy

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    Ken Wilson, President of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, recently visited the 5th grade and 8th grade students at Halifax Academy to promote two of the SAR’s youth contests and present historical programs to each class. The 5th grade students were told about the SAR’s Poster Contest and this […]

  • President’s Piece December 2016

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    As we begin the New Year, it is good to look back and rejoice in the many accomplishments completed at the chapter level.  I thank all of you who have renewed your membership in the SAR and helped to maintain a great organization with your support.  We continue to make the North Carolina SAR a […]

  • Chapter Eagle Scout Scholarship Awarded

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter has selected Eagle Scout Brandon S. Lawrence as the winner of the chapter level Eagle Scout Scholarship contest.  Lawrence, a member of Troop 605 in Henderson , NC received a check for $100.00, the SAR Eagle Scout Medal and the Eagle Scout Scholarship patch.  The awards were presented by HRC President […]

  • NC SAR Leads Christmas Parade

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    For the eighth consecutive year the Combined NC SAR Color Guard has led the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade.  This year the color guard was joined by members of the North Carolina Sons of the Revolution.  The Halifax Resolves Chapter hosted the event with a pre-parade Dutch treat lunch at Ralph’s BBQ in Weldon, NC. photo […]

  • NC SAR Attends the Battle of Great Bridge

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    NC SAR President Gary O. Green accompanied by members of the Alamance Battleground, Albemarle, Halifax Resolves, Lower Cape Fear, Mecklenburg and Patriot Isaac Carter Chapters attended the ceremonies at the Great Bridge Battlefield Memorial Park.  NSSAR President-General J. Michael Tomme was in attendance and posed with the NC SAR contingent in the group picture below.

  • Baron Von Steuben Medal Awarded

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    Halifax Resolves color guard member R. Allen Brahin was presented with the SAR Baron Von Steuben Medal “for sustained service to the Society as a Color Guardsman at the National or District Levels.”  The medal was presented by NC SAR President LTC Gary O. Green, USAF (ret.) assisted by Past NSSAR Color Guardsman of the […]

  • President’s Piece November 2016

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    It is evident that November is a month for giving thanks for all that our society does.  I spent the month travelling to participate in chapter meetings with the Halifax Resolves, The General George Washington and Lower Cape Fear chapters.  I presented awards to members of the Halifax Resolves including four Military Service Medals to […]