• North Carolina SAR Rumbaugh Contestant Wins at National

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    Seven members of the NC Society were present for the 2019 Annual Congress in Costa Mesa, California: Jim Becker, John Thornhill, Sam Powell, Gary Green, George Strunk, Jay DeLoach, and Michael Aycock. Events started with the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade (with a 6.4 Earthquake), and a Let Freedom Ring Ceremony in Cerritos, CA […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held

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    Boy Scout Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids along with the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR conducted a Flag Day Flag Retirement ceremony at Veterans Parke in Roanoke.  Over 350 flags were retired with honor.  Attendees included newly elected Elizabeth Monforte-Ashe DAR Regent Mrs. Brenda Davis, the SAR, public officials, scouts and scout parents.  The Roanoke […]

  • SAR Recognizes Eagle Scout

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Compatriot Ken Wilson recently attended the Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Austin Logan Johnson of BSA Troop 144, Lewis-Deanes District, East Carolina Council.  Wilson presented the new Eagle Scout with an SAR Certificate of Recognition “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the […]

  • Halifax Academy 5th Grade Class Learns About U.S. Flag Etiquette

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    Ken Wilson, a member of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR, was recently invited to speak to the 5th grade class of Mrs. Valerie Henley at Halifax Academy about U. S. Flag History and Etiquette.  After speaking about the origins of the flag and basic rules covering the use of the flag, Wilson explained how […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Announces Poster Winner

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently conducted their annual Americanism Poster contest.  The topic of this year’s poster contest was a Revolutionary War Patriot. Carolina Corum, a 5th grade student at Halifax Academy in Roanoke Rapids, was selected as the winner with a poster about Francis Marion, also known as “The Swamp Fox”.  The […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter Selects Brochure Winner

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently conducted their annual Americanism Brochure contest for the 8th grade Social Studies students.  Students were asked to develop a tri-fold brochure that illustrated their support or disapproval of one nation’s Founding Documents.  The topics were limited to the Declaration of Independence, the Federalist Papers, the Articles of Confederation, […]

  • Poster Contest presented to Belmont 5th Grade

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    Ken Wilson, a member of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution, recently visited the 5th grade students at Belmont ES to present the SAR Americanism Poster contest for 2019.  The topic will be a Patriot from the Revolutionary War.  Wilson explained that the individual they picked could be someone […]

  • Manning ES Students Visited by SAR

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    Manning ES 4th and 5th grade students were visited by Halifax Resolves SAR member Ken Wilson who informed them of the upcoming SAR Americanism Poster Contest.  The theme this year is a Revolutionary War Patriot.  After reviewing a few of the better known Patriots, such as Washington, Jefferson and Adams, Wilson encouraged the students to […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Visits Halifax Academy

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    Halifax Resolves SAR member Ken Wilson recently visited two classes at Halifax Academy.  First, the fifth grade students were informed about the upcoming SAR Americanism Poster contest, the subject of which is a Revolutionary War Patriot.  The rules were explained and numerous questions asked and answered before Wilson mentioned some of the notable Patriots who […]

  • DeLoach Presents Farragutt at Halifax Resolves Meeting

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    New Bern Chapter President-elect Jay DeLoach was the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Halifax Resolves chapter.  His presentation, entitled “Admiral Farragutt –  The North Carolina and Spanish Connections” was very informative and captivated the attention of the membership.  At the conclusion, DeLoach was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Halifax Resolves […]

  • Wreaths Across America in Roanoke Rapids

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    Boy Scout Troop 144, the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR and AmVets Post 101 conducted the Wreaths Across America ceremony in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC.  Following the ceremony, 99 wreaths were placed on veterans graves in four local cemeteries of which 29 were placed by the Compatriots.  This was the first Wreaths Across America […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Knight Essay Winner Announced

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    The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter has selected Amber Silver, a junior at Nash Central HS, the winner of the chapter level George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay contest. Amber’s essay was entitled “Our Founding Mothers” and highlighted the contributions of some of the prominent women of the American Revolution such as Martha Washington and […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Selects Enhanced JROTC Cadet

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently conducted their Enhanced JROTC Scholarship contest.  Cadet Lt. Albert J. Lytton from the Naval JROTC unit at Nash Central HS was selected as the chapter winner.  His entry has been sent forward to the state level competition for consideration. A candidate for this competition must be recommended by […]

  • Color Guard Leads Christmas Parade for 10th Consecutive Year

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    The NC SAR Combined Color Guard and the NC SR Color Guard joined forces to lead the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade for the 10th consecutive year. Compatriots representing the Alamance Battleground, Col. Alexander Lillington, General George Washington, Halifax Resolves, Old North State and New Bern Chapters, along with the SR, faithfully represented our Patriot ancestors […]

  • War Service Medal Awarded

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    Compatriot Michael Aaron Cooper of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR was recently awarded the Sons of the American Revolution War Service Medal in recognition of his service to the nation while deployed to Iraq.  Cooper was also presented with the SAR Southwest Asia Veterans Corp certificate. The presentations were made by Halifax Resolves Chapter […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Selects History Teacher of the Year

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    During the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR annual meeting, Mr. Renny Taylor, AP History Teacher at Nash Central HS was selected as the chapter level winner of the Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award.  Mr. Taylor received a certificate of commendation for his work in the classroom, a book entitled “In the […]

  • Captain E.A. Bryant, Jr. Recognized by the SAR

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    During a recent Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting, the Halifax Resolves Chapter recognized Roanoke Rapids Police Department Captain of Patrol Captain E. A. “Andy” Bryant, Jr. on his retirement.  The award citation read as follows: “Captain Earl Anderson “Andy” Bryant, Jr. has served and protected the citizens of Roanoke Rapids for 27 years, working his […]

  • Veterans Day in Roanoke Rapids

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    AmVets Post 101 conducted a Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids.  Halifax Resolves Chapter Compatriots J. Rives Manning, E.C. Bobbitt and past President Ken Wilson attended and participated in the ceremony.

  • Veterans Honored at Calvary Baptist Church

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    Calvary Baptist in Roanoke Rapids invited the SAR to honor veterans during their two Sunday morning worship services.  Alamance Battleground Chapter past President Dr. Sam Powell and Halifax Resolves Chapter past President Ken Wilson conducted the ceremonies.  Following their opening remarks, they explained the meaning of each item on the Missing Man table.  They concluded […]

  • Veterans Day Display at Halifax Library

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter produced a display honoring our veterans that was posted in the Halifax Library in Halifax, NC.  Along with the display were handouts that were made available to the public that included the SAR Brochure, the poem “It is the Soldier” and a pamphlet explaining the meaning of the thirteen folds of […]