If you thought that Mayberry was a meandering dream that lives only on TV Land, guess again. Last Thursday, for the 11th year, the city of Williston paid homage to our military veterans in its annual celebration at the pavilion in Heritage Park.
Patriotic music, moving speeches and the sight of our nation’s true heroes sitting in a row moved many to tears in the stirring 90-minute event.
Rep. Larry Cretul summed it up best when he described the annual event as a picture of Norman Rockwell’s
The sense of community and the deep pride it feels for veterans wafted across the area, instilling the sense of
belonging to a bigger picture in those who attended and reaffirming why we chose Williston as our home.