Area events commemorate tragic day

Published 9:25 am Saturday, September 12, 2009

Flags lined a field on Armory Drive. Citizens watched as Old Glory was lowered to half staff. A group of Americans sang patriotic songs and listened intently as one former firefighter told his story of working a search-and-rescue mission at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Across Western Tidewater, people gathered to commemorate the tragedy of 9/11.

For a look at more of those local events, turn to Page A8.