Knoxville (WVLT) -- East Tennessee's second September 11th memorial on Sunday took place in Market Square, just a few hours after the 9/11 Remembrance Ride at Worlds Fair Park.
Police and fire departments from across the region were represented at the event called Knoxville Remembers.
It's highlights included speeches, readings from the U.S. Constitution and patriotic music.
"We believe this is a day to raise the colors and every flag waving red blooded American ought to be involved in this," said Clarence Sexton, president of Crown College. "We think our city is a great patriotic city along with our county. We just try to place an emphasis on what our values and heritage happen to be."
Mr. Sexton's Crown College hosts the event annually, along with local business leaders.
This year's theme was "A Salute to Freedom, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave."
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.