Dockie Brendle’s bridge dedication
Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient Dockie Brendle will have a bridge officially named in honor of him this month. The NCDOT Secretary Tony Tata will be in attendance next week as the department recognizes Brendall’s bridge, located off U.S. 74, exit 64.
A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Senior Citizens Center, 129 Brendle St., in Bryson City.
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