Residents enjoy day, remember sacrifices
By Laura Collins, Phyllis Moore, Catharin Shepard, Nick Hiltunen and Steve Herring
Published in News on June 1, 2010 1:46 PM
Memorial Day weather at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park was ideal for Zach Besso and his 6-year-old daughter, Julia, of Pikeville, who decided to take a cruise around the lake in a canoe. Hundreds of others also hit the water for some summertime fun. The weekend's attendance was up over last year's opening day, park officials said.
Toni McCance cleans the family grill in preparation for a family cookout on Monday, while husband Kevan, background, trims tree branches.
The smell of fresh peaches filled the air as a steady stream of local residents visited the Country Fruit Stand No. 3 on Highway 117 in Pikeville Monday afternoon. The residents were buying last-minute items for their Memorial Day cookouts...
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