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Rockie Lynn

Country music star Rockie Lynn will perform at Veterans Day observance

Nov. 7. American Legion Post 86 will host a Veterans Day program at 11 am this Saturday at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza, located behind Cornelius Town Hall. Post 86 Commander Randy Wally will lead a ceremony that includes an address by Gen. Carlton W. Fulford, Jr., USMC (Ret.). There will be patriotic […]

Veterans Day will be celebrated at Cornelius Town Hall and elsewhere.

Honoring those who served on Veterans Day

Nov. 11. Hundreds of people came out to the Veterans Day ceremony at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza at 11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year. Speakers included a 97-year-old World World War II veteran, Harold Lee Frank of Davidson County, who was held captive for 10 […]

Cornelius Veterans Day observation outdoors Nov. 11

Ot. 12. The Town of Cornelius will hold the traditional Veterans Day Program outdoors at 11 am at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza behind Town Hall. American Legion Post 86 Commander Randy Wally will lead the ceremony which includes a special performance by country music artist and Army veteran Rockie Lynne. There will […]


Honor Flight: Long after the wars have ended, veterans get the trip of a lifetime and the welcome home they deserve

By Dave Yochum. The Queen City Honor Flight in October brought veterans from Cornelius and all around Charlotte to Washington, D.C. where they saw the imposing monuments and memorials erected to their branches of the service or the war in which they fought. Their return home was just as moving. When the chartered American Airlines jet […]

Didi Wayland attended the 2015 Veterans Day celebration at Town Hall

Cornelius honors veterans at Rotary Plaza

Hundreds of residents turned out for the American Legion Post 86 Veterans Day Ceremony held in front of the Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza. The ceremony, which included a prayer, speeches and a music from the Hough High Choir, started at precisely 11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month, a tradition since Armistice Day […]