• Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Honors Additional Members of the Harrison Macon SAR Chapter

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR returned to Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg to honor five more members of the now defunct Harrison Macon Chapter NC SAR.  The members were: Marion Stuart Davis, Samuel Perry Boddie, Samuel Perry Burt, William Ballard Barrow and Jones Fuller Malone. Mr. Ken Wilson, Past President of the North Carolina SAR […]

  • Patriot Francis Timberlake Honored

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution and the Shocco Creek Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution joined together to mark the grave of Patriot Francis Timberlake. Master of Ceremonies Ken Wilson, Past President of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution welcomed the participants and […]

  • Nash Central HS History Classes Hear About the Colonial Militia and their Hardships

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    At the invitation of Nash Central HS AP History teacher Mr. Renny Taylor, Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR presented a program om the Colonial Militia to the U.S. History Honors class. When addressing the AP History class, Wilson spoke first about the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest and […]

  • RRHS AP History Class Hears Presentation on the Battle of Kings Mountain

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    Halifax Resolves SAR chapter member Ken Wilson was invited to speak to the Roanoke Rapids High School AP History class by RRHS Social Studies Chairman Mr. Edward Gardner.  Two presentations were made. The first presentation covered the SAR George S. & Stella M. Knight essay contest. Ken outlined the requirements and expectations for the essays. […]

  • Halifax Resolves Members Attend 9-11 Ceremonies

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    In observance of the 20th Anniversary of the 9-11 attack, chapter members attended ceremonies in two separate locations. Chapter President Geoff Pittard, along with Compatriots J. Rives Manning and Ken Wilson attended the ceremony conducted by Am Vets Post 101  in Roanoke Rapids. Chapter Secretary Michael Cooper and Registrar-elect Bill Riggan represented the chapter at […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Poster Winner Selected

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    The chapter poster contest participation suffered from the effects of the pandemic this year in terms of quantity, but not quality.  The 28 students of the Halifax Academy 5th grade produced some really great posters about a person or persons in the Revolutionary War.  The winner was Aaron Boone  who produced a great poster about […]

  • NC SAR Color Guard Participates in Charters of Freedom Dedication and Video of Halifax Resolves Celebration Posting and Retrieval of the Colors

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    The Combined NC SAR Color Guard, under the command of SMSgt. George K. Strunk, USAF (ret.),  presented and retrieved the Colors for the Charters of Freedom time capsule dedication and following that event proceeded to the Colonial Courthouse site to video the presentation and retrieval of the Colors for the 245th Anniversary of the Halifax […]

  • Halifax County and Foundation Forward Recognize SAR Members

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    During the time capsule dedication for the Halifax County Charters of Freedom display in Halifax, NC two members of the Halifax Resolves Chapter were recognized for their efforts in bringing the project to a successful completion.  Compatriots Ken Wilson and J. Rives Manning were presented Certificates of Appreciation and glass paperweights engraved with the county […]

  • Life Saving Medal Awarded to Lowe’s Employee

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    On December 16, 2020 at approximately 2015 hours Mr. William Jones, Jr., was working at Lowe’s Home Improvements in Roanoke Rapids and discovered a fellow employee unconscious, unresponsive and turning blue. Mr. Jones immediately began CPR until relieved by first responders at approximately 2030 hours. He is credited with sustaining his fellow employee’s life until […]

  • Officer Curry Roberts II Receives Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

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    On January 18, 2021, RRPD Officer Curry Roberts II conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle speeding in the area of HWY 158 and Georgia Ave. in Roanoke Rapids. This stop led to the discovery of Trevon Fields’ lifeless body in the trunk of the vehicle. The pro-activeness of Officer Roberts helped the Halifax County […]

  • RRFD Firemen Recognized at City Council Meeting

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    Roanoke Rapids Fire Department Lt. Ramah L. Long and Engineer Jared O. Lynch were assigned to first responder duty on November 29, 2020 when they were dispatched to 14th street at roughly 0100 hours in reference to a subject not breathing.  Upon their arrival they were able to continue CPR and provide Automatic Defibrillation until […]

  • NC SAR Recognizes Halifax Resolves Chapter Chaplain

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    The North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution (NC SAR) has presented Reverend Duncan H. Jones with the Society’s Patriot Medal.  The Patriot Medal is the highest award presented to a Compatriot by a State Society and recognizes long, faithful, outstanding, and distinguished service at the state and/or chapter level. It is awarded only by […]

  • Two Roanoke Rapids Police Officers Recognized

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    During a recent meeting of the Roanoke Roanoke Rapids City Council the Halifax Resolves Chapter recognized two Roanoke Rapids Police Officers.  Compatriot Ken Wilson and City Councilman/Compatriot E. C. Bobbitt made the presentations. Patrolman John Wind was awarded the SAR Life Saving Medal in recognition of his response to a call on Oakland St. in […]

  • Halifax Resolves Honors Veterans

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    At the request of the Halifax County Library the Halifax Resolves Chapter put up a display honoring all veterans, past and present.  This is the sixth year the chapter has provided the display.

  • Carlisle Wins National SAR Brochure Contest

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    The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution recently announced the winner of the Sgt. Moses Adams Middle School Brochure Contest.  Jacey Carlisle, a former Chaloner Middle School student, was this year’s winner with a brochure written in support of the Bill of Rights. For her efforts, Jacey received a winner’s certificate and […]

  • HCSO Deputies Receive Life Saving Medals

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    Halifax County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Lt. Steven Casey and Sgt. Harold Phillips were presented with the Sons of the American Revolution Life Saving Medal recognizing their efforts in saving the life of a town of Halifax resident. The incident for which these two deputies are being recognized occurred on May 4, 2020 the Halifax County […]

  • Firemen Recognized with Life Saving Medals

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recognized Roanoke Rapids firefighters with the SAR Life Saving medal Tuesday night during city council’s meeting.  Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Jason Patrick had nominated these individuals for the award. On Christmas Day 2019 Firefighters Dylan Clark and Vincent Mollicone responded to an unresponsive patient […]

  • Memorial Day Ceremony – Cedarwood Cemetery

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    A small group of veterans assembled at the Veterans Memorial in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids to remember the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation.  Halifax Resolves chapter Compatriots Ken Wilson and J. Rives “Judge” Manning were in attendance.  Compatriot Wilson assisted in the folding of the flag and presented the chapter […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter SAR Announces Poster Winner

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution recently announced the winner of the American History Poster Contest.  This year’s topic was an event immediately preceding, during or immediately following the American Revolution.  There were 148 entries from 3 elementary schools. The winner was Emersyn Boerner, a 5th grade student from […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter SAR Brochure Winner Announced

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC Sons of the American Revolution recently conducted its Americanism Brochure contest with middle school Social Studies students.  Students were given a choice of five topics: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Federalist Papers.  The content of the brochure had to […]