Haywood honors its fallen heroes

By Jessi Stone Assistant editor | May 25, 2014

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5202 in Waynesville hosted a Memorial Day service Saturday at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The ceremony included the presentation of colors by the Tuscola High School's JROTC, a speech by Col. John Grant, Air Force, Commander 108th Scottish Highlanders Honor Squadron and music by Appalachian Deep.

Taps was performed by Ron Rookstool and the gun salute was done by the American Legion /VFW Honor Guard.