Memorial Day Carolina Field of Honor

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the following closings and changes have been announced for Monday:

Winston-Salem city offices will be closed.

  • Forsyth County offices will be closed.
  • State offices will be closed.
  • Federal offices will be closed.
  • Yard-waste and recycling collections will be postponed one day.
  • There will be no change in garbage collections.

Memorial Day activities:

  • The North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs will have a virtual Memorial Day Tribute Ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at www.facebook.com/nc4vets. Larry D. Hall, the secretary of the NCDMVA will be a speaker, and the keynote speaker will be Scott Quilty of the Fuquay-Varina American Legion. Taps will be rendered by Sgt. Brandon Avila of the 82nd Airborne Division.
  • Letters From Home will have an online Memorial Day show at 2 p.m. Monday at www.facebook.com/LettersFromHomeSingers/. The show will include Rio Hiett, an Air Force veteran and a member of the band Madison Rising, and Tiffany Ashton, an award winning country artist. The speakers will be Bernard L. Marie, a French World War II survivor and recipient of the American Legion’s highest non-veteran recognition, “The Patriot Award,” and Donnie Edwards, a former NFL linebacker who is the founder of the Best Defense Foundation.

Compiled by Melissa Hall

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