Tuesday, January 26, 2010


The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Committee met at the Old Oak Mountain School in the American Legion Room with 28 members present. President Norris Garrett welcomed everyone and Chaplain Bill Cowart opened the meeting with prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Hugh Lee Young. The regular business meeting followed including committee reports.

The Officers for the New Year were installed and they are as followed: President, Norris Garrett; Vice Present, Sam Pyle; Secretary, Janet Head; Treasurer, Violette Denney; Directors, Bill Head, Frank Searcy, Donald Levans, and Carolyn Stone (not present).

The next meeting with be on February 22nd, 2010, at Horizon Bay, at 6:00 P.M. The committee is being honored with dinner provided by Horizon Bay. Please register with Norris Garrett at 770-836-1111 or Violette Denney at 770-832-0671, if you were not at the January meeting.

Pictured left to right is Sam Pyle, Violette Denney, Janet Head, Bill Head, Norris Garrett, Don Levans, and Frank Searcy.


President Norris Garrett of the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Committee honored Sam Pyle with an Appreciation Plaque during the meeting on Monday, January 25th, 2010. Pyle has been an active member along with his wife Linda for several years. Currently he is serving as Vice President and is in charge of maintenance of the Fountain at the Park.