Flag Alert: Lowering of the US and NC Flags to half-staff through sunset on Feb. 23 in honor of the passing of Rev. Billy Graham

Raleigh, NC


To: Cabinet Secretaries; Council of State Members; Office of the UNC President; Administrative Office of the

Courts; Office of Administrative Hearings; General Assembly; North Carolina Community College System;

Governor’s Mansion; Governor’s Office

From: Secretary Machelle Sanders

Re: Lowering of United States and North Carolina Flags in Honor of the passing of Rev. Billy Graham.

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff today, February 21, 2018 until sunset on February 23, 2018, in honor of the passing of Rev. Billy Graham.

"Billy Graham was a strong, humble, positive and passionate North Carolina man of faith who made a difference in the lives of so many," said Governor Cooper. "Rest with God, Reverend Graham."


For flag information, contact the NCDOA Communications Office at communications.office@doa.nc.gov or 919-807-4531. To join the North Carolina Flag Alert list, visit http://ncadmin.nc.gov/subscribe-flag-alerts. To review the North Carolina State Government Flag Guide, visit https://files.nc.gov/ncdoa/flagbrochure.pdf .



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