9-11 commemorations Saturday in Rome, Calhoun

September 10, 2021–10:25 p.m.

Staff reports

On Saturday, the Rome-Floyd Fire Department will be hosting the 2021 9/11 Commemoration Service at the Firefighters Memorial Plaza.

The service will begin at 8:30 am and will last for 45 minutes.

The public is invited to attend and remember the nearly 3,000 people, including 343 New York City firefighters,  who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.


The Northwest Georgia Fair’s Patriot Day Parade is on for this Saturday at 11 a.m. in downtown Calhoun.

This is the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and prior to the parade start, local community advocate Kim Watters and high school students will lead a ceremony at the Gordon County Courthouse.

Saturday evening, all public safety officers and all veterans will receive free admission to the Northwest Georgia Fair by showing proper identification at the gate.

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