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County to honor veterans on Friday

The Henderson County Heritage Museum in conjunction with Veterans Service Office will honor Henderson County veterans past and present at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Veterans Hall. Veterans Hall is at the Veterans Service Office in the Henderson County Human Services Building on Spartanburg Highway.

The Henderson County Honor Guard will post colors and the Patriot Guard motorcycle group will attend. Former Army Chaplain George A. Jones will deliver the opening prayer. Guest speaker will be retired Gen. Frank Blazey. The American Legion Auxiliary unit 77 Ladies Auxiliary to Hedrick-Rhodes Post 5206 will provide refreshments.

The annual Memorial Day celebration is at 11 a.m. Monday at Forest Lawn on Tracy Grove Road.