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  • Scotland bound…

    Scotland bound…

    Competing members of Wake & District are gearing up for this weekend’s Scotland County Games (in North Carolina-USA).  The band will be represented on the field by...

  • playing for the bravest and the finest…

    playing for the bravest and the finest…

    Since our formation in 2006 — the Wake and District Public Safety Drums have been honored to bring our tradition – to graduations and promotional ceremonies...

  • the work is worth it….

    the work is worth it….

    The pitter patter of the pipes and drums were abundant this weekend at the Boone Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, SC.; this contest marked the kick-off of...

  • good, old-fashioned rivalry…

    good, old-fashioned rivalry…

    As we continue the patter and pitter of the bagpipes and drums at rehearsal this weekend — next weekend members of the Wake & District Public...

  • an unwanted reminder…

    an unwanted reminder…

    Where were you…it’s a simple question understood by anyone alive on September 11, 2001; an unwanted reminder for those who witnessed the horror of our...

  • a privileged gesture of trust…

    a privileged gesture of trust…

    Tomorrow, the sun will rise over New York City. Tomorrow, the sun will rise over this country we love, this special place, this state of...

  • on we go…

    on we go…

    “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and...

  • it’s a hard instrument…

    it’s a hard instrument…

    In the words of our Pipe Major’s instructor, the late Dave McKee Sr. “…it’s a hard instrument to learn, it really is. You’re going to...