Thursday vigil honors victims of violence

Staff Report

LUMBERTON — An annual vigil honoring the victims of homicide, domestic violence and drunken driving in Robeson County will be held on Thursday.

The Families and Friends of Murder and Homicide Victims support group’s ninth annual Candlelight Memorial Service begins at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

The support group was founded after the 2007 death of 21-year-old Chad Allen Arnette. To have a loved one honored at the event, call his mother, Debra Arnette, at 910-734-1527.

The church is located at 606 N. Walnut St. The service will be held in the church’s Cherry Fellowship Hall.

Staff Report

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