The city of Stockbridge will host its September 11th Remembrance Ceremony on Sept. 11 at 8 a.m. at city hall, 4640 N. Henry Blvd. at East Atlanta Road.
According to a news release, the city has partnered with veterans, Stockbridge High School and the Henry County police and fire departments to memorialize the victims who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.
All community members are encouraged to attend the program.
The ceremony will be hosted by Mayor Anthony S. Ford.
“Stockbridge is honored to pay tribute to those impacted by the infamous tragedy,” he said in a statement. “We will never forget the day in 2001. America stood united against the horrible attacks. We gladly welcome everyone to our annual remembrance ceremony on Tuesday. We continue to stand together.”
Attendees can park for free at city hall and meet in front of the building.
Because the attacks on September 11, 2018 began around 8:30 a.m. and ended around 11 a.m., the release stated, the intersection of North Henry Boulevard and East Atlanta Road will be closed off during several increments throughout the morning for 10-minute moments of remembrance.
The times are 8:46 to 8:56 a.m., with streets remaining closed for the 9:03 to 9:13 a.m. remembrance, a 10-minute reopening, then closure again at 9:24 with remembrance from 9:31 to 9:41 a.m., ongoing street closures and a 10:03 to 10:13 a.m. remembrance.
At 10:16 a.m., North Henry Boulevard will be reopened completely.
From 10:13 to 10:45 a.m. are closing remarks and the end of the ceremony.
East Atlanta Road will remain closed to traffic until 11 a.m.