Mary Katherine Murphy|Laurinburg Exchange
From left, Haywood Rush, Bobbie Rush, City Councilman Kenton Spencer, and Essie Davis as Spencer presents a proclamation in honor of Brian Haywood Rush Day. Rush died in 2010, and the annual commemoration of his life was marked on Oct. 27 with a celebration in Market Park attended by some 300 people. The free event included food and entertainment. Donations received at the event are directed to a scholarship fund for high school seniors.