A piece of steel from the South Tower was unveiled at the service and will be on display in the Cobb Safety Village.
Flags were flown at half-staff on Friday, as they will for the rest of the weekend. However, the flag hanging from a ladder of a fire truck flew high above the county’s Safety Village during a 9/11 memorial held there. Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that shook the nation to its core. "We will always remember." "We must never forget." Those were the sentiments expressed and reiterated during the event, which was attended by a couple hundred police officers, firefighters, other public safety personnel, Cobb County officials and some county community members. Cobb Fire Chief Sam Heaton, who led the memorial service, unveiled a piece of steel from the South Tower. The steel, which had been donated from the New York City …
As the 10th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 approaches, Patch is undertaking a new project to document how those events have affected your lives, your family, your business and your community.
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Wednesday, September 7, 2011
These photos are a local component to a larger project in coordination with Action America to document how the country has been affected by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. See how you can become an Actionist and turn the events of 9/11 into positive action at www.ActionAmerica.com. And look for more South Cobb Patch coverage of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, including how helping out NYPD officers after the attacks help reaffirm for Cobb County Police officer Katrina Adams that being an officer is exactly what she should be. From Sandy Springs Patch: Ten years ago, John Vann was a Fulton County Police officer working in Sandy Springs who had set aside dreams of joining the military. Those dreams were reborn after the Sept. 11 …