This morning victims’ names were read at the World Trade Center as the nation remembered the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost in the worse terrorist attack in U.S. history. This morning’s commemoration began with a moment of silence and tolling bells at 8:46 a.m. It’s the time when a terrorist-piloted plane slammed into the World Trade Center’s north tower.
The memorial was opened only for the family members this morning.
A second bell tolled at 9:03 a.m. to mark the moment a second terrorist-piloted plane slammed into the World Trade Center’s south tower. A third bell tolled at 9:37 a.m. to mark the moment a plane slammed into the Pentagon.
Cornelius 9/11 Vigil
Members of the Cornelius Fire Department will honor the fallen on 9/11 with a community vigil. The event will feature a single bell toll and moments of silence for when each plane crashed on 9/11, as well as the moment each of the twin towers fell. The event is being held at the 9/11 monument at 19729 S. Main Street in Cornelius.
Flag display on Sutton Road bridge in Rock Hill
Patriots of Rock Hill, S.C. will be on Sutton Road between 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. The flag display will honor Mr. Leonard A. Farrington, who passed away in 2012. His wife, Betty, participates with Mr. Farrington’s original flag.
The flag will be displayed over I-77 as thousands of motorists pass through the region
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