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Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff in honor of former US Vice President Walter Frederick Mondale who passed away on Monday. Mondale was the 42nd Vice President of the United States serving from 1977 to 1981 under President Jimmy Carter. Originally from Ceylon, Minnesota, Mondale served in the US Army during the Korean War. He also served as the Attorney General of Minnesota before becoming a US Senator for his home state from 1964-1976.

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 honoring the victims of the tragedy in Indianapolis, Indiana who lost their lives on Thursday to a senseless act of violence. In tribute to the lives lost and the families in mourning all North Carolinians are encouraged to join in lowering flags to half-staff in their honor.

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 as a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday, April 2. In tribute, all North Carolinians are encouraged to join in lowering flags to half-staff in their honor.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper: 

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff until sunset on Saturday, March 27, 2021 honoring the victims of the tragedy in Boulder, Colorado.  As a show of respect for the individuals who lost their lives on Monday in a senseless act of violence and to their families in mourning, all North Carolinians are encouraged to join in lowering flags to half-staff in their honor.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff until sunset on Monday, March 22, 2021 honoring the victims of the tragedy in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.  In tribute to the eight individuals who lost their lives on Tuesday and their families in mourning, all North Carolinians are encouraged to join in lowering flags to half-staff in their honor.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning today, Monday, February 22, 2021 until sunset on February 26, 2021 in remembrance of those who passed away from the coronavirus. To date, more than 500,000 Americans including nearly 11,000 North Carolinians have lost their lives due to COVID-19. As a tribute to these many individuals and their families, all North Carolinians are encouraged to join in the remembrance of the many lives lost and to observe a moment of silence at sunset.

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning today, Friday, January 29, 2021 until sunset on Saturday, January 30, 2021, in honor of sitting Chairman Freddie Lee Carter Jr. of the Coharie Intra Tribal Council Inc. who passed away on Tuesday. A native of Sampson County, North Carolina, he served as chairman of the Coharie Intra Tribal Council since 2011 and contributed more than 20 years of service within various capacities of the Coharie Tribal Government.

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning Tuesday, December 29, 2020 until sunset on Friday, January 1, 2021 in honor of former NC State Senator Marc Basnight, who passed away on Monday.

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be flown at half-staff to honor the service of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, who died following the attack on the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday. Flags should be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff through sunset on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning Friday, December 18, 2020 until sunset on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in honor of Concord Police Officer Jason Shuping who died in the line of duty on Wednesday. Officer Shuping served on the Concord Police Department, located in Cabarrus County North Carolina, for less than two years.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:

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