• 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 […]

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Home Dedication

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    On Dec 5th, the New Bern Chapter of the SAR participated in a Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication for Chen Paw and Daae Khetphibun and family. The Chapter’s role during the dedication was to present an American Flag to the family, and a brochure regarding the US Constitution. The Pledge of Alliance was also recited […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents SAR Eagle Scout Award

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    On November 26th, Troop 13 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for Nicholas “Nick” Potter at the Craven Community College in New Bern.  SAR New Bern Chapter VP Jay DeLoach is pictured presenting a Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition to Nick during the ceremony.  Nick was the […]

  • Blue Ridge Chapter Marks Two Patriot Graves

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    Western North Carolina’s rich historic heritage was remembered on Saturday afternoon, October 13, 2018, when the grave sites of two American Revolution patriots were marked and commemorated by members of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and other citizens. The ceremony took place in the Davidson River Cemetery in Transylvania […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Grave Marking

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    On November 17 at the Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, NC, New Bern Chapter officers participated in the Compatriot Grave Marking Dedication Ceremony honoring three NCSSAR State Presidents – Stephen Cambreleng Bragaw (1st State President), Frank Cannon Kugler (2nd State President), and Franklin Havens Bryan (4th State President). Several descendants of Frank Cannon Kugler attended the […]

  • 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.

  • Eagle Scout Recognized

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    Joshua Sweet of BSA Troop 411 was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Veterans Day Court of Honor.  Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR past President Ken Wilson was on hand to award Joshua with the SAR Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition.  The certificate was presented to Sweet “For outstanding achievement and exceptional […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Bern Chapter VP Presents at VFW

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    On Veterans Day, Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, US Navy (retired) and VP of the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution, gave a presentation to the VFW Post 2514 of New Bern. The presentation covered the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the origins of Armistice Day and […]

  • Eagle Scout Recognized by New Bern Chapter

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    Troop 13 held an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony for Nathan Tyson on Wednesday, November 7, at the Centenary Methodist Church in New Bern. New Bern Chapter VP Jay DeLoach is pictured presenting a Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition to Nathan Tyson during the ceremony. Nathan was the 7th […]

  • Good Citizenship Award Given By New Bern Chapter

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    On November 8, the New Bern Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recognized Randy Wallace, Neuse Basin District Chairman of the Eagle Scout Board of Review, with the award of the SAR-Boys Scouts of America Partnership for Good Citizenship. Pictured from left to right are: Kevin Helmick, […]

  • New Bern Chapter Continues to Grow

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    On 8 October, Robert (Gerry) Strickland, Jr of New Bern, was inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution. The induction took place inside the “Commission House”, formerly known as the Lehman-Duffy House, on the Tryon Palace grounds. Gerry’s Patriot Ancestor is Enos Bizzell of NC, who served at the rank of Private for a […]

  • Grave Marking for Compatriot Nicholas Bunn Boddie

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR recently hosted a grave marking for Compatriot Nicholas Bunn Boddie at Rose Hill Plantation near Nashville, NC. Nicholas Bunn Boddie, son of Bennett Bunn and Anna Crudup Boddie was born July 31, 1889 in Nash County, NC.  Realizing as a young adult that the male Boddie line had all […]

  • SAR Speaker at Southern Nash MS

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    Southern Nash MS 8th grade Social Studies teacher Mr. Charles Vester, Mr. Markevius Silver and Mr. Matt Bissette recently invited Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter, NC Sons of the American Revolution to speak to their classes about the significance of the dates on the North Carolina flag.  The presentation, entitled “From Mecklenburg to […]