WATCH LIVE: Remembering 9/11

Posted at 2:30 AM, Sep 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-11 06:45:03-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL/CNN) -- On the 13th anniversary of the September 11, the nation will pause to remember the 2,983 people killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, Flight 93 and those who died in the 1993 WTC bombing.

WATCH LIVE: ABC NEWS coverage of memorial service in New York City.

There will be several local events held Thursday, September 11 to coincide with memorials scheduled across the country.


Local first responders, including members of Tallahassee Fire Department, Tallahassee Police Department, Leon County Sheriff's Office and Leon County EMS will host a September 11 Memorial Ceremony. It will be held at Tallahassee Fire Department Station 1, located at 327 North Adams Street from 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A steel beam from the World Trade Center, as well as the names of those who died will be on display. The Woodmen of the World will also be on hand to make a special dedication to first responders.

Leon County Government will be hosting the fourth annual Day of Remembrance and Service Ceremony on Thursday, September 11 at the Florida State University School of Law, 425 W. Jefferson St. The ceremony begins at 11am, recognizing the community service spirit unique to Leon County, and also highlight several recent service projects completed by Leon County and community partners to remember September 11 through service.


The City of Valdosta will host a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. at Valdosta Fire Station 1, located at 106 South Oak Street.

Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome will preside over the ceremony in remembrance of those who lost their lives. First responders representing various local agencies, and community members, will be on hand. Valdosta Fire Department's Pipe and Drum Corps will perform and a special flag presentation by the Woodsmen of the World will also take place during the ceremony.


The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office will host a ceremony, beginning with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m.

The service will be held at the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office located at 15 Oak Street in Crawfordville.

The event will include a flag-raising, singing, playing of taps and honoring first responders and military members.