Illuminating the circle


The town of Newton Grove held its Circle of Lights celebration Monday night, kicking off the holiday season in the town. Approximately 100 people attended, watching the Crepe Myrtles be illuminated to honor deceased family members in a roll call. The celebration was started several years ago by Gail Darden and Sue Vernon. A community choir led by Dwight Williams performed seasonal selections for those attending.


David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Part of the crowd participating in Newton Grove’s Circle of Lights celebration Monday night.


David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Gary Mac and Chasity Herring’s sons Liam, left, and James Grady meet with Santa Claus during Monday’s festivities.


David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Newton Grove Commissioner Alan Herring reads the names of the honorees as part of the Circle of Lights celebration.


David Johnson|Sampson Independent

The town of Newton Grove held its Circle of Lights celebration Monday night, kicking off the holiday season in the town. Approximately 100 people attended, watching the Crepe Myrtles be illuminated to honor deceased family members in a roll call. The celebration was started several years ago by Gail Darden and Sue Vernon. A community choir led by Dwight Williams performed seasonal selections for those attending.

Part of the crowd participating in Newton Grove’s Circle of Lights celebration Monday night.

Gary Mac and Chasity Herring’s sons Liam, left, and James Grady meet with Santa Claus during Monday’s festivities.

Newton Grove Commissioner Alan Herring reads the names of the honorees as part of the Circle of Lights celebration.

The town of Newton Grove held its Circle of Lights celebration Monday night, kicking off the holiday season in the town. Approximately 100 people attended, watching the Crepe Myrtles be illuminated to honor deceased family members in a roll call. The celebration was started several years ago by Gail Darden and Sue Vernon. A community choir led by Dwight Williams performed seasonal selections for those attending.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_NGcircle1.jpgThe town of Newton Grove held its Circle of Lights celebration Monday night, kicking off the holiday season in the town. Approximately 100 people attended, watching the Crepe Myrtles be illuminated to honor deceased family members in a roll call. The celebration was started several years ago by Gail Darden and Sue Vernon. A community choir led by Dwight Williams performed seasonal selections for those attending. David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Part of the crowd participating in Newton Grove’s Circle of Lights celebration Monday night.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_NGcircle2.jpgPart of the crowd participating in Newton Grove’s Circle of Lights celebration Monday night. David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Gary Mac and Chasity Herring’s sons Liam, left, and James Grady meet with Santa Claus during Monday’s festivities.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_NGcircle3.jpgGary Mac and Chasity Herring’s sons Liam, left, and James Grady meet with Santa Claus during Monday’s festivities. David Johnson|Sampson Independent

Newton Grove Commissioner Alan Herring reads the names of the honorees as part of the Circle of Lights celebration.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_NGcircle4.jpgNewton Grove Commissioner Alan Herring reads the names of the honorees as part of the Circle of Lights celebration. David Johnson|Sampson Independent
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