• The Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Halifax Resolves

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    Halifax, NC – April 12, 2023 — The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution celebrated the 247th Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves on the grounds of the Colonial Courthouse in Halifax, NC. At this location in 1776, a resolution was adopted by the Fourth North Carolina Provincial Congress, declaring […]

  • SAR Recognizes Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputies

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR recently recognized three deputies from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department with Law Enforcement Commendation Medals.  These medals recognize those who have served with distinction and devotion in the field of law enforcement. The medal is intended to recognize exceptional service or accomplishment in the field of law enforcement.  This medal […]

  • The Southern Campaign Presented to Bunn HS Students

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    Bunn HS Social Studies Teacher Mr. Patrick Warren invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to two of his American History classes on February 13th about the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary.  Wilson spoke to a total of 47 students over the two class periods.

  • SAR and DAR Sponsor George Washington Birthday Luncheon

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter NCSSAR and the Elizabeth Montfort Ashe Chapter NC DAR sponsored a George Washington Birthday Luncheon on February 11th in Littleton, NC.  The Master and Mistress of Ceremonies were Halifax Resolves Chapter President Mr. Ken Wilson and Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Regent Ms. Carol Guidry.  Guest speaker, Dr. Troy Kickler, spoke to the group […]

  • Chaloner MS Students Learn About the Halifax Resolves

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    On February 6th, Chaloner MS Social Studies Teacher James Rook invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President to speak to six Social Studies classes in three sessions about the SAR Brochure contest and the adoption of the Halifax Resolves. There were 210 students total in the three sessions.

  • Halifax Academy 8th Grade Students Hear Dual Presentations

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    Halifax Academy Social Studies teacher Ms. Tracey Lynch invited Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to her class on February 2nd about the SAR Brochure Contest and also to present a program about Halifax during the Revolution.  The program, entitled “Stories from Halifax” told of events before, during and after the Halifax Resolves […]

  • Halifax Academy 5th Grade Hears About SAR Poster Contest

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    On February 1st, Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson visited the Halifax Academy 5th grade class to promote the SAR Americanism Poster Contest.  The class of 21 students all plan to participate this year.

  • Manning ES 4th & 5th Grade Students Learn About SAR Poster Contest

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson spoke to two groups of 4th grade students and two groups of 5th grade students at Manning ES about participating in the SAR Americanism Poster Contest on January 31st. The rules and the topic of the contest was explained to 200 students who expressed great interest in participating.

  • Revolutionary War Presentation at Nash Central HS

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    On January 18th Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson was invited to speak to the AP History class of Compatriot Renny Taylor at Nash Central HS.  The class of 28 students heard a presentation covering the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War.

  • Flag Certificate Presented to Pittard Family

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    Geoff and Danielle Pittard of Roanoke Rapids were presented with an SAR Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson made the presentation on December 27th.

  • Wreaths Across America – Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids

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    BSA Troop 144 hosted the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids on Saturday, December 18th.  The ceremony was attended by DAR, American Legion, Am Vets and members of the Widow’s Son Masonic Lodge #0519 accompanied by their families and members of the community.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the […]

  • Chaloner Middle School Awarded Flag Certificate

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    On December 16th Chaloner Middle School was awarded an SAR Flag Certificate recognizing their “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the certificate to Chaloner MS Principal Ms. Angela Mallory, who was accompanied by Assistant Principal Ms. Heather Karns.

  • Flag Certificate Awarded to Halifax Academy

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented an SAR Flag Certificate to Halifax Academy in Roanoke Rapids on December 16th.  The certificate illustrated the Academy’s “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”.  Halifax Academy Assistant Head of School Ms. Amy Poole accepted the award om behalf of the […]

  • Nash Central HS NJROTC Receives Flag Certificate

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    During a December 9th visit to Nash Central HS, Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presented the NJROTC with an SAR Flag Certificate recognizing their commitment in the display of the United State Flag.  Cadets Christian Zeferino (c) and Gabriel Villa (r) accepted the certificate on behalf of the unit.

  • Roanoke River Correction Institute Minimum Custody Facility Receives Flag Certificate

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    On November 17th Halifax Resolves Chapter Vice President Geoff Pittard presented a flag certificate to Associate Warden of Custody Claretha Edwards of the Roanoke River Correction Institute Minimum Custody Facility.  The facility was recognized for properly displaying and maintaining the flag of the United States of America.  On hand to observe the presentation were Associate […]

  • Roanoke River Correction Institute Medium Custody Facility Receives Flag Certificate

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter Vice President Geoff Pittard presented a flag certificate to Associate Warden of Custody James Durham of the Roanoke River Correction Institute Medium Custody Facility on November 17th.  Observing the presentation was Roanoke River Correctional Institute Warden Wendy Hardy.  The facility properly maintains and displays the flag of the United States of America.

  • Compatriot Judge Joseph Powell Pippen Honored

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    A grave marking ceremony honoring Compatriot Judge Joseph Powell Pippen was conducted by the Halifax Resolves Chapter on the afternoon of November 19th with Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson presiding as the Master of Ceremonies. Compatriot Pippen’s granddaughter and g-granddaughter watched as representatives of the North Carolina Society, the Halifax Resolves Chapter, the Alamance […]

  • Compatriot Wilson Speaks to Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe DAR Chapter

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson was invited to speak to the Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Chapter NC DAR at their November 12th meeting.  The topic of the program was “Stories From Halifax”.  These accounts were discovered by Wilson during his family research and research for SAR programs.  All were related to pre-Revolution and Revolutionary War timeframes.

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Participates in Veterans Day Ceremony

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson attended a Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony on November 11th sponsored by the American Legion Shaw-May Post 38 in Roanoke Rapids.  Guest speakers were CW5 James Herring, USA (ret.) and Captain William Robinson, USAF (ret.). CW5 Herring retired as a Special Forces member having served  tour of duty in Afghanistan […]

  • Past National Trustee Honored

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter marked the grave of Clarence A. Wyche, Past National Trustee of the North Carolina Society on the morning of Saturday, November 19th.  Chapter President Ken Wilson conducted the ceremony attended by representatives of the North Carolina Society, the Alamance Battleground Chapter, the Halifax Resolves Chapter, and the Elizabeth Montfort-Ashe Chapter NSDAR.  […]