Memorial Day Events | Local |

2022-08-20 11:32:34 By : Ms. kiki li

Subscribe to our Daily Headlines newsletter.

Army veteran Bob Jackson of Greensboro says the Pledge of Allegiance during the Memorial Day ceremony in May 2018 at the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park in Kernersville. Jackson served during the Vietnam era from 1969-71.

Flag Placing: Through June 3, Creekside Park, 214 Park Drive, Archdale. Will display 100 American flags at the park in the field beside the library.

Flag Placing: 8-11 a.m. May 28, Guilford Memorial Park, 6000 High Point Road, Greensboro. Boy Scout Troop #17, in conjunction with the Jamestown Veterans Committee, will place thousands of miniature American flags in Guilford Memorial Park at the headstones of every U.S. veteran interred there. Scouts collect the flags the following Saturday. 336-906-5362.

Flags to Honor Veterans: 9:30-10:30 a.m. May 28, Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3902 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. With Henry K. Burtner American Legion Post 53. Henry K. Burtner American Legion family and cadets from Southeast Guilford High School will place flags upon the graves of veterans in the veteran section of Forest Lawn. The public is invited to come out and assist in this annual tradition. 336-299-6716.

Memorial Day Commemoration: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28-29, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park at 2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro. Variety of programs and hands-on demonstrations. Free. or

Memorial Day Ceremony and Events: 11 a.m. May 30, Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Wrenn-Miller Park, 101 Guilford Road, Jamestown. With Jamestown Veterans’ Committee. Flag raising ceremony (Ragsdale High School Jr. ROTC), wreath-laying, proclamation, speaker. 336-906-5362 or

Memorial Day Event: 2 p.m. May 29, Guilford County Veterans Memorial in Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, Greensboro. Speaker: Bill Knight, a former Greensboro mayor and U.S. Coast Guard veteran. With The Steve Millikin Black Cap Veterans Group. U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg will present the colors. 336-676-5149.

Detachment 260 of the Marine Corps League Holds Flag Raising Ceremony: 8 a.m. Monday, May 30, Friendly Center, near the main flag pole, between Belk and Harper’s Restaurant, Greensboro.

Memorial Day Ceremony: 11 a.m. May 30, Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park, Kernersville. Rain or shine. Speaker: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bob Dees, retired. Will feature color guards, pipes and drums, special music, the laying of the wreath, taps and other commemorative activities. Free. Bring seating.

18th Annual High Point Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m. May 30, corner of South Main and High streets in High Point. Features Randolph County Honor Guard, music, a wreath-laying and more. Brig. Gen. Norman Cooling, U.S. Marine Corps, retired, will speak.

Memorial Day Parade: 9 a.m. May 30, start at The Big Chair, 6 W. Main St., Thomasville. Ends at Cushwa Football Stadium with a paratrooper ceremony. 336-472-4422.

Memorial Day Ceremony: 4 p.m. May 30, Historic Randolph County Courthouse, 145 Worth St., Asheboro. Starts inside the commissioners’ meeting room and finishes outside at the Randolph County Veterans Memorial. 336-430-8371 or 336-498-7146.

Subscribe to our Daily Headlines newsletter.

Officers responded shortly after 10 p.m. Monday to the 2200 block of Obrien Street for a report of a shooting, police said in a news release. Officers found 32-year-old Ivanna Wilkes dead from a gunshot, police said.

The man displayed a handgun equipped with a laser sight, police said.

North Carolina had become a refuge for residents of its more restrictive neighboring states — like South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, where abortions are now illegal after six weeks. But not anymore.

Images of spidery lightning filling the sky off North Carolina’s new Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge hint it might soon become an Outer Banks attraction all its own. The 2.4-mile bridge, which opened July 28, is 24.5 feet above the Pamlico Sound and affords users a chance to see for miles in every direction. Coastal photographer Wes Snyder was hoping to take advantage of that view when he began ...

In Guilford County, 137,858 people have reported testing positive and 1,276 people have died, state health officials report.

The road is expected to reopen early September, weather permitting.

Bernetiae Reed was recently chosen from among four finalists to collect stories as part of Greensboro's application for the proposed Benbow Park Historic District based on its architecture, the people who called it home and southeast Greensboro's connection to the civil rights movement. The effort will also include a yet-to-be hired architectural historian to document the sites as part of the application.

Leaders with Guilford County Schools and A&T, and family members of the A&T (or Greensboro) Four, took part in a ceremony earlier this month renaming the Middle College at A&T after the sit-in leaders.

The claims on behalf of Kie Johnson, who died in the crash, and Olivia Brown, who was injured, were filed in 2017 and 2018, respectively, according to court documents. Both were passengers in a car driven by fellow Eastern Guilford High student Jacob Almon Larkin, who was 18 at the time.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, she took home $71,016, the lottery said in a news release.

Army veteran Bob Jackson of Greensboro says the Pledge of Allegiance during the Memorial Day ceremony in May 2018 at the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park in Kernersville. Jackson served during the Vietnam era from 1969-71.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.