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Dispose of your old flag the right way

Sept. 13. Huntersville American Legion Post 321 will conduct an American Flag dignified disposal ceremony this Friday at 7 p.m. The ceremony, in the north parking lot at 107 N. Main St. in Huntersville, occurs on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. “We have intentionally selected this day for our ceremony to help bring attention to the […]

Maj. Cory Jones / family photo

North Meck Marine lands burning C-130, top honors nationwide

Aug. 17. The son of a Cornelius couple was recently recognized by Military Times as Marine of the Year in a ceremony in Washington, DC. After a mid-air collision with a fighter jet set his engines on fire, Maj. Cory Jones faced a desperate situation—how to crash land a burning C-130. Jones is the son […]