Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Lowering U.S. and NC Flags to Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas Beginning immediately through sunset May 28, 2022

May 25, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately through sunset May 28, 2022 to honor the victims of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas where a senseless act of violence was perpetrated on May 24 at Robb Elementary School.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:

"What a devastating and unspeakable tragedy at a Texas Elementary School where at least 14 students were killed by a shooter. Our hearts are heavy for their loved ones and the community."

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Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff for the duration of time indicated.

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