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Flags at half staff, vigil honor Mount Holly officer

Photo: Officer Down Memorial Page

Dec. 13. Gov. Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Monday, Dec. 14 in honor of Mount Holly Officer Tyler Avery Herndon who passed away in the line of duty early Friday morning.

Officer Herndon served on the Mount Holly Police Dept. for less than two years. Today would have been his 26th birthday.

A candlelight vigil will take place 5:30 pm. at the Mount Holly Municipal Complex. Another celebration of life vigil has been set up for 6:30 pm on Sunday at the Kings Mountain Amphitheater.