U.S. and NC Flags to Remain at Half-Staff in Honor of Queen Elizabeth II until sunset Monday, September 19, 2022
All U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities will remain at half-staff until sunset Sept. 19, 2022, in honor of Queen Elizabeth II who passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8. The funeral for Queen Elizabeth II will be held in London on Monday.
As we continue to honor the life of Queen Elizabeth II, we also pause this weekend to pay tribute to Patriot Day, also known as the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Governor Roy Cooper ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to half-staff beginning today until sunset on the day of interment in honor of Queen Elizabeth II who passed away today.
Statement from Governor Roy Cooper
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed August 26 as Women’s Equality Day in North Carolina to honor women leaders across the state and encourage residents to support organizations that advocate for social progress and equity for women.
Youth councils, local governments and private or non-profit agencies with ideas for innovative programs to help North Carolina’s teens can now apply for grants up to $500 through the State Youth Council’s Mini Grant program.