The October 11 edition of the Cherokee Scout is out ... Locals honor those who died in Vietnam, Four murders still on the books and plenty more
Individuals searched for the name of a loved one among the 58,370 service men and women killed in the Vietnam War.
A special ceremony was held Saturday at Band of Brothers Park, 430 Carriage Lane. The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, was escorted to the park Thursday and assembled. The wall was open 24 hours a day until it closed at 2 p.m. Monday.
Local native Jeff Swanson – nephew of Roger Swanson, who allowed the wall to be set up on his property near the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office – is a professional photographer and was taking photos for Swanson and the Band of Brothers.
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Other headlines in the Cherokee Scout this week:
* Four murders still outstanding in Cherokee County
* Fall Festival highlights Appalachian culture
* Schools need a plan for future construction by 2018
* Bulldogs’ senior on the long road back to the football field