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In tribute to the sacrifices of our armed services personnel, Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.

Each year on May 15, this special day recognizes the many men and women of law enforcement who lost their lives or were injured in the line of duty.

In accordance to Public Law 107-51, flags are to be lowered annually in recognition of the many firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

The officers were members of a collaborative U.S. Marshals task force of local, state and federal law enforcement officers.

The Honorable John C. Martin served the state as a Superior Court Judge for seven years, as an appellate judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals for more than 24 years, and spent the last 10 years of his career as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.

Lexington Fire Captain Ronnie Metcalf died on March 30 after sustaining injuries at a house fire earlier in the week.

Deputy Sheriff Johnson died in the line of duty on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

Nix died in the line of duty on Saturday, Dec. 30 when he witnessed a crime and confronted the suspects at the Sheetz on Sandy Ridge Road west of Greensboro.

From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 19 in honor of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who passed away on Friday, December 1.

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 7, 2023 in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.