Town remembers 9/11 victims, heroes

By: Staff Report

FAIRMONT —The Border Belt Museum in Fairmont will hold a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony Monday to honor 9/11 victims and pay tribute to the service provided by rescue personnel.

A short ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. to honor victims, emergency response and law enforcement that served during the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. Afterward coffee, juice, and sweet rolls will be served inside the museum. The event also will honor Fairmont firefighters, police and rescue personnel.

Among those who will be present are Sen. Danny Britt Jr., the Rev. Tyrone Watson, fire, police, and EMS personnel from the Fairmont community, and Lumberton Councilman and veteran law enforcement officer Burnis Wilkins, who will offer remarks on behalf of all first responders.

In addition, 30 patriotic and military flags will be on display at the museum for public viewing during the entire week. For information, contact Charles Kemp at 910-740-0277.

Staff Report