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FLAG ALERT: Lowering of the US and NC Flags to half-staff through sunset on February 14, 2019 in honor of the passing of Rep. Jones

Raleigh, NC

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff in tribute to Representative Walter Jones. Rep. Jones served eastern North Carolina's 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 20 years. He will be funeralized Thursday, February 14, 2019. 

Governor Cooper released the following statement on Sunday.

"I am grateful for the life and service of my longtime friend Congressman Walter Jones Jr. He was a public servant who was true to his convictions and who will be missed."

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