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Did you know that FlagandBanner.com was started in 1975 with one woman, Kerry McCoy, selling flags door-to-door in Arkansas? Over the past 40+ years it has grown into one of the largest online retailers of flags, banners, bunting, and pennants. Download the Kerry McCoy Enterprises Media Kit for more information. 


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Flags In The News
Police waving Miami flags
KTBS 3 ABC

Shreveport, LA police waving Miami U flags
Shreveport, LA police waving Miami U flagsKTBS 3 ABC

"Shreveport, LA police assigned to the Independence Bowl are waving Miami University flags ahead of the big game Thursday." (Read More)

Posted December 23, 2019


Kerry McCoy in The News
Arkansas Preservation awards to honor John P. Gill and projects throughout State
USA Today

The Preserve Arkansas logo
The Preserve Arkansas logo

"Preserve Arkansas, the statewide nonprofit advocate for historic preservation, will honor the recipients of the 2019 Arkansas Preservation Awards on January 17, 2020, at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center Street, Little Rock.

Special Recognition of Outstanding Stewardship
Award: Kerry McCoy, Little Rock, for her work to preserve Taborian Hall and the Dreamland Ballroom" (Read More)

Posted December 12, 2019


Flags In The News
These 4th graders do their best to honor the flag, struggle to understand impeachment
USA Today

The fourth graders at Poston Road Elementary School in Martinsville, Indiana. Ty Vinson/Special To The Indianapolis Star
The fourth graders at Poston Road Elementary School in Martinsville, Indiana. Ty Vinson/Special To The Indianapolis Star

"There are rules about how the American flag can be displayed. A big one is that it can’t be up all night unless it’s properly lit. So, unless you have spotlights, the flag has to come down." (Read More)

Posted November 25, 2019


Flags In The News
COUNTY TAKES ACTION AFTER UNAPPROVED FLAGS POP UP DOWNTOWN
WWAY3

A yellow flag used in the NFL (Sportscasting)
A viewer sent WWAY a photo of an American flag accompanied by 3 other flags on county property Saturday morning. (Photo: WWAY)

"New Hanover County is not taking any more chances and is taking down a long-standing flag pole at the corner of 3rd and Grace streets that has been drawing eyes downtown lately. It started back on Tuesday, which was the night of municipal elections, according to County Spokesman Jessica Loeper." (Read More)

Posted November 13, 2019


Flags In The News
The Real Reason Why Football Referees Throw Yellow Penalty Flags
KOMONEWS

A yellow flag used in the NFL (Sportscasting)
A yellow flag used in the NFL (Sportscasting)

"Whether you’re watching a football game on TV or in the stadium, there’s one phrase every fan, player, and coach hates to hear: “There’s a flag on the play.” Just when you thought your team broke off a massive run, the officials come in to spoil everything." (Read More)

Posted October 28, 2019


Flags In The News
'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop
KOMONEWS

Springfield MO Police Deparment post of the new flags (Facebook)
Springfield MO Police Deparment post of the new flags (Facebook)

"Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown." (Read More)

Posted October 11, 2019


Flags In The News
Ahead of statehood hearing, DC displays US flags with 51 stars
Washington's Top News

Supporters of statehood for D.C. put up flags with 51 stars. (WTOP/Mitchell Miller)
Supporters of statehood for D.C. put up flags with 51 stars. (WTOP/Mitchell Miller)

"Dozens of American flags on display in D.C. Friday have a small addition that carries big meaning: each has 51 stars. Some 140 of these special flags were put up along Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and the U.S. Capitol. They were installed ahead of a Monday morning parade planned along Pennsylvania Avenue, called a 51 Star Flag Salute to D.C. Statehood." (Read More)

Posted September 16, 2019


Flags In The News
A Twitter bot randomly generated a UK/Ireland 'United Ireland' flag and people went completely insane
The Irish Post

The Flags Mashup Bot generated post featuring a Irish colored Union Jack
The Flags Mashup Bot generated post featuring a Irish colored Union Jack

"A TWITTER bot which was developed to randomly mash together the flags of different countries has found itself at the centre of a half-humorous, half-enraged storm from Irish Twitter users. The bot, named Flags Mashup Bot, randomly generates hybrid flags. That's it-- that's all it does." (Read More)

Posted August 30, 2019


Dreamland Ballroom News
Dreamland Ballroom Groundbreaking Announcement
- PR Web

Executive Director of Friends of Dreamland, Matthew McCoy, standing in front of the Taborian Hall (Friends of Dreamland)
Executive Director of Friends of Dreamland, Matthew McCoy, standing in front of the Taborian Hall (Friends of Dreamland

"In late July construction began at the historic site, Taborian Hall, also known as the FlagandBanner.com building, on W. 9th St., Little Rock, Arkansas. On the top floor of this National Historic Site resides the beautiful Dreamland Ballroom. For years, this treasure of Little Rock's once thriving African American business district has been publicly inaccessible, primarily lacking an elevator." (Read More)

Posted August 23, 2019


Flags In The News
Jackassery Will Not Be Tolerated in Seattle's Only Flag Contest
- The Stranger


"#1" DESIGNED BY "CHET CLAPPER"

"It has come to our attention that The Stranger's (un)official contest to replace the City of Seattle's ugly city flag has been rife with tomfoolery. Shenanigans. Undemocratic hanky-panky. The short of it is people have been stuffing our ballot box. But before we get into it, let's take a look at which flag seems like it won our noble competition to inspire civic pride and unity." (Read More)

Posted August 12, 2019


Flags In The News
Colorblind firefighter overcome with emotion from seeing the American flag's colors for the first time
- CBS Evening News

How firefighter Spencer Caradine sees the flag (CBS)
How firefighter Spencer Caradine sees the flag (CBS)

"It's the most treasured symbol of our country. So imagine if you couldn't see the red, white and blue of the American flag. That's exactly what happened to Douglas County, Georgia firefighter Spencer Caradine. "I never knew that there was a different red in my eyes," he said. Caradine is colorblind and he only recently found out because of his fellow firefighter, Jordan Gardner. "When I realized he couldn't see what I saw, I wanted to be able to fix it," Gardner said." (Read More)

Posted July 23, 2019


Flags In The News
Tencent-backed 'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket
- CNN Business

Twitter users show the original patches versus the ones in the new trailer
Twitter users show the original patches versus the ones in the new trailer

"A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy because it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes. In the Paramount Pictures trailer of "Top Gun: Maverick," two jacket patches that had originally shown the Japanese and Taiwanese flags appear to have been swapped out and replaced with two ambiguous symbols in the same color scheme — leading to social media speculation that the swap was done to appease China." (Read More)

Posted July 22, 2019


Flags In The News
A funeral home says 21 US flags honoring veterans on July 4th were set on fire
- CNN

The remains of the flags were found in a pile, the funeral home says. (McDougald Funeral Home)
The remains of the flags were found in a pile, the funeral home says. (McDougald Funeral Home)

"Twenty-one American flags were found burned at a cemetery in Anderson, South Carolina, according to the funeral home that runs it. Owner Jess McDougald says his family has never seen anything like it in McDougald Funeral Home's 85 years of operation. The funeral home has been run by the same family for three generations, since McDougald's grandfather started it, and he says they put out American flags during patriotic holidays." (Read More)

Posted July 19, 2019


Flags In The News
How do you honorably dispose of 25,000 US flags? Burn them in a massive funeral pyre
- Courier Journal

Thousands of American flags burn during a flag retirement ceremony by the Jeffersontown American Legion G.I. Post 244. Tens of thousands of American flags are under the large flag retired from Town & Country Ford. John Wright, with the post, believes that this flag retirement ceremony might be the largest in the U.S. June 29, 2019. (Photo: Michael Clevenger/Courier Journal)
Thousands of American flags burn during a flag retirement ceremony by the Jeffersontown American Legion G.I. Post 244. Tens of thousands of American flags are under the large flag retired from Town & Country Ford. John Wright, with the post, believes that this flag retirement ceremony might be the largest in the U.S. June 29, 2019. (Photo: Michael Clevenger/Courier Journal)

"They flew for years — their stars and stripes soaked, sun-baked and frozen countless times outside homes on tree-lined streets, high above car dealerships and at government offices. But the roughly 25,000 tattered and faded U.S. flags — turned in to the American Legion by owners unsure of how to properly dispose of them — now lay packed on wooden pallets, soaked in diesel fuel and covered by a mammoth 50-foot flag on a rural Louisville farm." (Read More)

Posted July 2, 2019


Flags In The News
Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes
- The Wall Street Journal

Betsy Ross flag / Getty Images
Betsy Ross flag / Getty Images

"Nike Inc. is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, according to people familiar with the matter." (Read More)

Posted July 2, 2019


Flags In The News
Flags at Glastonbury – ranked!
- The Guardian

Papa’s got a brand new pig flag Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian
Papa’s got a brand new pig flag Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian

"Love them or hate them, flags in a bewildering variety are an inescapable part of the Glastonbury experience. We scanned the best and worst on show" (Read More)

Posted July 1, 2019


Flags In The News
2020 Tokyo Olympics country flags make for impressive anime warriors
- c|net

See flags of countries participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics reimagined as Japanese anime characters. (World Flags Project)
See flags of countries participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics reimagined as Japanese anime characters. (World Flags Project)

"The US as shaggy blond male warrior? Japanese artists are re-creating flags of countries participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as anime characters. The warrior representing the United States wears stars and stripes armor, while Australia's anime character that looks a lot like Thor. Both Argentina and South Africa are represented as colorful samurai warriors at the ready with their swords. The reimagining, initiated by the World Flags project, aims to "introduce the flags of the world and some information about them using cool Japanese traditional clothes," according to the project web site. " (Read More)

Posted June 28, 2019


Flags In The News
Thousands in Morocco protest US peace confab, burn Israeli flags
- The Times of Israel

Protesters tear at a makeshift Israeli flag during a protest in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019, against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. (AFP)
Protesters tear at a makeshift Israeli flag during a protest in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019, against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. (AFP)

"Thousands protested Sunday in Morocco against a planned conference in Bahrain where the economic component of a US-led plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is set to be unveiled. Demonstrators gathered in the capital Rabat burned an Israeli flag near Morocco’s parliament and shouted “Death to Israel!” and “Death to the United States!" (Read More)

Posted June 25, 2019


Flags In The News
Store owner decides to stop selling Confederate flag: It's 'being equated to a symbol used to incite genocide'
- Yahoo Finance

Kerry McCoy made a decision to stop selling the Confederate flag in her store. (Photo: Bannerisms/Kerry McCoy)
Kerry McCoy made a decision to stop selling the Confederate flag in her store. (Photo: Bannerisms/Kerry McCoy)

"Upset with the way the the Confederate flag has been adopted by extremists as a part of hate speech, a store owner of almost 45 years made the decision to stop selling the flag. Kerry McCoy, founder and president of FlagandBanner.com, based in Little Rock, Ark., is a proud Southern woman. And on June 12, she penned a blog post about why she will no longer be selling the flag." (Read More)

Posted June 17, 2019


Flags In The News
Arkansas store owner halting sales of Confederate flags
- NY Daily News

The owner of an Arkansas flag store will no longer sell Confederate flags. (NeilLockhart/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The owner of an Arkansas flag store will no longer sell Confederate flags. (NeilLockhart/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

"A longtime Arkansas business owner is bidding farewell to a remnant of the Old South. Frustrated by how extremists have co-opted the Confederate flag, Kerry McCoy has put her foot down and will no longer be selling the item at her store." (Read More)

Posted June 17, 2019


Dreamland Ballroom News
FlagandBanner.com Announces Free Tours Scheduled For The Dreamland Ballroom
- PR Newswire

Friends of Dreamland Ballroom to Host Music, Tours, Beer Garden During Annual Juneteenth Event
Friends of Dreamland Ballroom to Host Music, Tours, Beer Garden During Annual Juneteenth Event

"On Saturday, June 15, 2019 the Friends of Dreamland and FlagandBanner.com will join forces with the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center for their celebration of Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery, and is recognized as a state holiday or special day of observance in most states." (Read More)

Posted June 14, 2019


Flags In The News
Southbridge man defends flying Nazi, Confederate flags that outraged neighbors
- 7 News Boston

Neighbor Brian Harvard snapped this photo of the flag flying
Neighbor Brian Harvard snapped this photo of the flag flying

"A Southbridge man who drew the ire of his neighbors when he flew a Nazi flag on his property — only to replace it with a Confederate flag when confronted, said his display is misunderstood.

Paul Gibeault, 65, took down the Nazi flag Monday after a concerned citizen, Brian Harvard, posted a photo to the town’s Facebook page that received an overwhelmingly negative response." (Read More)

Posted June 14, 2019


Flags In The News
Arkansas Flag Lady Finally Folds
- PR Newswire

Owner and President Kerry McCoy at the FlagandBanner.com headquarters
Owner and President Kerry McCoy at the FlagandBanner.com headquarters

"The FlagandBanner.com president, Kerry McCoy, will immediately discontinue the sale of all Confederate battle flags and battle flag themed products. The decision comes in light of recent international and local events coupled with the company's participation in the upcoming Juneteenth celebration, hosted by the Mosaic Templar Cultural Center taking place on 9th Street in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. In this week's blog post, McCoy explains her change in policy" (Read More)

Posted June 13, 2019


Flags In The News
Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block
- The Washington Post

This undated photo provided by Morphy Auctions shows a detail of the 127th Regiment United States Colored Troops battle flag in Denver, Pa. The flag was carried into battle by one of the 11 black Union regiments during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. The flag was painted by David Bustill Bowser, an African American artist who was a member of one of the regiments and the son of a fugitive slave. (Morphy Auctions via AP) (Associated Press)
This undated photo provided by Morphy Auctions shows a detail of the 127th Regiment United States Colored Troops battle flag in Denver, Pa. The flag was carried into battle by one of the 11 black Union regiments during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. The flag was painted by David Bustill Bowser, an African American artist who was a member of one of the regiments and the son of a fugitive slave. (Morphy Auctions via AP) (Associated Press)

"A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. The 127th United States Colored Infantry Regiment’s flag depicts a black soldier waving goodbye to Columbia, the white female personification of America, beneath a banner reading, “We Will Prove Ourselves Men.” It was one of at least 11 such flags painted by David Bustill Bowser, an artist, activist and son of a fugitive slave. " (Read More)

Posted June 11, 2019


Flags In The News
Several U.S. Embassies Are Flying Rainbow Flags in Defiance of Trump Administration
- Slate

A rainbow flag and an American flag are seen at the Stonewall National Monument, the first LGBTQ national monument, on June 4 in New York City. / Angela Weiss/Getty Images
A rainbow flag and an American flag are seen at the Stonewall National Monument, the first LGBTQ national monument, on June 4 in New York City. / Angela Weiss/Getty Images

"Several U.S. embassies are defying the Trump administration and flying rainbow flags to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month even though the State Department rejected all requests to hoist rainbow flags on official flagpoles, reports the Washington Post. Some are straight-out not following the order and are flying the rainbow flag below Old Glory, while others are getting around it with rainbow lights, to name one example. Beyond the flag itself, several ambassadors are publishing images of themselves celebrating Pride." (Read More)

Posted June 10, 2019


Flags In The News
The big flag might stay; ‘The Profit’ might not go to jail
-Associated Press

The big flag might stay; ‘The Profit’ might not go to jail
In this undated handout photo provided by Camping World, an American flag blows in the wind at Gander RV, in Statesville, N.C. Businessman and reality television star Marcus Lemonis says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsuit because of its size. (Jennifer Munday/Camping World, AP)

"Maybe television’s “The Profit” won’t have to make business deals behind bars after all. Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s so-named reality television show, had said Wednesday that he would go to jail before he’d remove an enormous flag that flies at a recreational vehicle store in violation of the city of Statesville’s size ordinance. But later in the day, the city said in a news release that its leaders will consider a change that would allow the flag displayed at Gander RV along Interstate 77 to continue flying." (Read More)

Posted May 31, 2019


Flags In The News
Soldier Seen Placing Flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier During Torrential Rain
-Military.com

A soldier of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) stands in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe storm for Flags In at Arlington National Cemetery, May 23, 2019. Flags In is an annual military operation carried out by The Old Guard before Memorial Day weekend in which soldiers plant over 245,000 U.S. flags at the graves of Arlington National Cemetery. (Maryam Treece/U.S. Army)
A soldier of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) stands in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe storm for Flags In at Arlington National Cemetery, May 23, 2019. Flags In is an annual military operation carried out by The Old Guard before Memorial Day weekend in which soldiers plant over 245,000 U.S. flags at the graves of Arlington National Cemetery. (Maryam Treece/U.S. Army)

"An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing notice ahead of Memorial Day." (Read More)

Posted May 30, 2019


Flags In The News
Photos: 37,000 Flags On Boston Common Honor Fallen Mass. Veterans
-WBUR

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders Mississippi flag removed from state park over Confederate imagery
Three-and-a-half-year-old Veronica Ianivska holds up an American flag as her mother takes a picture of her in the sea of flags in Boston Common during the Massachusetts Military Heroes flag planting event Wednesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

"More than 37,000 American flags are now on the Boston Common — an annual tribute to fallen military service members. Each flag represents a Massachusetts resident who has died in military service since the Revolutionary War. This is the 10th year that volunteers have planted the flag garden that goes up before every Memorial Day weekend." (Read More)

Posted May 23, 2019


Flags In The News
NC city sues to take down massive US flag — and fines company $50 a day for flying it
-The Charlotte Observer

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders Mississippi flag removed from state park over Confederate imagery
The City of Statesville sues RV store for flying 40-foot-by 80-foot flag. BY WBTV

"Just in time for Memorial Day, one North Carolina city has filed a lawsuit to force an RV store to pull down a 40-foot by 80-foot U.S. flag because it’s too large, reports WBTV and other news outlets. To put the 3,200-square-foot size in perspective, that’s about 1,000 square feet bigger than the average Starbucks. Statesville, N.C., officials say the U.S. flag at Gander RV is nearly twice the size of what is specified in city codes for “signs and other outdoor marketing devices,” says WBTV." (Read More)

Posted May 23, 2019


Dreamland Ballroom News
Construction Begins on Elevator Addition to the Dreamland Ballroom
-PR Web

Drawing plans for the new elevator addition
Drawing plans for the new elevator addition

"Friends of Dreamland (FOD) celebrates 10 years of action in 2019. After almost a year of deliberating and bureaucracy, this spring the construction of the long-awaited elevator addition to access the third floor Ballroom will begin. The addition will include a 4-stop elevator, basement to ballroom, that will make this historic, 100-year-old structure handicap accessible." (Read More)

Posted May 8, 2019


Up In Your Business News
Up in Your Business with Kerry McCoy to Begin Airing on 101.1 FM The Answer
-PR Web

Kerry McCoy and guest Samuel Ellis
Host Kerry McCoy and guest Samuel Ellis

"Radio show Up in Your Business with Kerry McCoy will be moving its weekly LIVE broadcast to 6:00pm CST Wednesdays on 101.1 FM The Answer. The show will continue airing a prerecorded interview during its usual 2:00pm time slot on KABF 88.3 FM." (Read More)

Posted May 7, 2019


Flags In The News
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders Mississippi flag removed from state park over Confederate imagery
-The Washington Times

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders Mississippi flag removed from state park over Confederate imagery
Photo by: Julio Cortez / A United States flag, top left, flies near other state flags on the pole slated for the Mississippi state flag at Liberty State Park, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. On Friday, April 26, 2019, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ordered the Mississippi flag removed from the display of each state's flag and replaced by the American flag because it has a confederate emblem on it. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

"New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy had the Mississippi state flag removed from a park near the Statue of Liberty on Friday because it bears the Confederate battle emblem. Mr. Murphy, a first-term Democrat, ordered that the U.S. flag replace Mississippi’s on Freedom Way in Liberty State Park where the flags of all 50 states are usually flown. “New Jersey’s strength is rooted in our diverse communities,” Mr. Murphy said. “The Confederate symbol displayed on the Mississippi state flag is reprehensible and does not reflect our values of inclusivity and equality." (Read More)

Posted Apr. 30, 2019


Flags In The News
Oregon county pays $100,000 to employee who sued over Blue Lives Matter office flag
-Insider

Oregon county pays $100,000 to employee who sued over Blue Lives Matter office flag
A United States flag, with blue and black stripes in support of law enforcement officers, flies at a protest by police and their supporters outside Somerville City Hall, Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Somerville, Mass. AP Photo/Charles Krupa

"An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a Blue Lives Matter flag in the office. Karimah Guion-Pledgure alleged in her January lawsuit against Multnomah County that the flag demeans the Black Lives Matter movement and that after she and other black co-workers complained, she was harassed by others in the office, The Oregonian/OregonLive Saturday." (Read More)

Posted Apr. 22, 2019


Flags In The News
Seven-year-old girl asks Ikea to change ‘boring’ flags to include unicorns – and they oblige
-Metro IK

Ikea's new flag for Unicorn Day using Charlotte's design
Ikea's new flag for Unicorn Day using Charlotte's design / Metro UK

"Charlotte, 7, wrote to Ikea suggesting they should change their ‘boring’ blue and yellow flags to include unicorns. Charlotte, who absolutely loves unicorns, came up with the idea because she spots an Ikea store every day on her way to school. She decided to draw up some fresh designs, showing unicorns shouting ‘Ikea’ in speech bubbles, and wrote a very important letter to the store’s bosses." (Read More)

Posted Apr. 8, 2019


Flags In The News
Sanders, Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez hang transgender pride flags in Congress
-NBC News

A transgender pride flag stands outside of Sen. Bernie Sanders' office in Washington / Senator Bernie Sanders Office
A transgender pride flag stands outside of Sen. Bernie Sanders' office in Washington / Senator Bernie Sanders Office

"Pink, blue and white transgender pride flags are dotting the halls of Congress this week, where members are displaying them ahead of International Transgender Day of Visibility on Sunday.." (Read More)

Posted Mar. 27, 2019


Flags In The News
Flags you don't want to capture at South Portland dog park
-News Center Maine (Video)

Jamie Popwell, right, attaches an American flag to a new flagpole he put up on Wednesday along Lee Road 721 in Beauregard. Kara Coleman Fields/kcoleman@oanow.com
Red flags mark where dog owners have failed to pick up after their pups feces / News Center Maine

"These are flags you don't want to capture at a popular park for dog walking in South Portland. South Portland's Rec Department placed red flags at Hinckley Park, where dog owners have failed to pick up after their pets and there were a lot." (Read More)

Posted Mar. 22, 2019


Flags In The News
American flags a symbol of renewal in storm's aftermath
-oanow.com

Jamie Popwell, right, attaches an American flag to a new flagpole he put up on Wednesday along Lee Road 721 in Beauregard. Kara Coleman Fields/kcoleman@oanow.com
Jamie Popwell, right, attaches an American flag to a new flagpole he put up on Wednesday along Lee Road 721 in Beauregard. Kara Coleman Fields/kcoleman@oanow.com

"Despite tornadoes wreaking havoc through the area, they could not bring down the flag. After two tornadoes swept through the Beauregard area on Sunday, destruction was spread across the eastern portion of Lee County. However, the American flag continued to fly in Blanche Whatley’s yard despite her home and property having received damage." (Read More)

Posted Mar. 11, 2019


Flags In The News
Noem announces plan to display tribal flags in the Capitol Rotunda
-NewsCenter 1 (Video)

Noem announces plan to display tribal flags in the Capitol Rotunda
Screenshot of Gov. Kristi Noem announcing her plans February 28, 2019 / NewsCenter 1

"Gov. Kristi Noem announced on Wednesday that she plans to permanently display the flags of South Dakota’s nine tribal nations in the State Capitol Rotunda. “South Dakota has a unique opportunity for a new beginning between the state and tribal governments. Bringing tribal flags to the rotunda is a sign that we are unified and working together to create policies for the next generation,” said Governor Kristi Noem. " (Read More)

Posted Mar. 1, 2019


Flags In The News
Arkansas Bill Proposed To Change Meaning Of State Flag To Honor Native Americans Instead Of Confederacy
-Inquisitr (Video)

Arkansas Bill Proposed To Change Meaning Of State Flag To Honor Native Americans Instead Of Confederacy
Screenshot of new flag designs / THV11

"Lately, there has been a push across the United States to remove symbols that seek to honor the Confederacy and the soldiers who fought for it. Those symbols have ranged from statues and monuments to street names in a number of municipalities across the country. The recent moves have been part of a larger effort to stop glorifying and memorializing the Confederate States of America and those who committed heinous crimes against minorities under its banner." (Read More)

Posted Feb. 18, 2019


Flags In The News
Enterprise observes ‘Flags For Forgotten Soldiers’ Day
-Fox News

Enterprise observes ‘Flags For Forgotten Soldiers’ Day
Commander Robert R. Green (left) and Dwain D. Hartwick (right) of Enterprise’s Chapter 2216 Military Order of the Purple Heart greeted Mayor Bill Cooper prior to the flag ceremony Wednesday. (The Enterprise Ledger)

"Enterprise City Hall welcomed veterans, family members, and military supporters for a special dedication ceremony commemorating “Flags For Forgotten Soldiers” Wednesday morning. Flags For Forgotten Soldiers is an organization that was founded by Cincinnati resident Howard Berry in 2016 following his veteran son’s suicide. The organization seeks to “expand the awareness of the growing issue of suicide among veterans of our military forces” according to a proclamation read by Mayor Bill Cooper during the event; to commemorate veterans who have committed suicide, a total of 660 flags are placed in displays across the country, showing passersby just how many veteran lives are lost each month due to suicide." (Read More)

Posted Feb. 7, 2019


Flags In The News
Restaurant owner sells business over Confederate flag controversy
-Fox News

Restaurant owner sells business over Confederate flag controversy
Tommy Daras says he’s selling his Edisto River Creamery because he’s been unable to remove the rebel banner flown by the Sons of Confederate Veterans on a tiny piece of property in front of his business. (Larry Hardy/Times & Democrat via AP)

"After years of battling the Confederate flag, a South Carolina restaurant owner has surrendered. Tommy Daras says he's selling his Edisto River Creamery in Orangeburg because he's been unable to remove the rebel banner flown by the Sons of Confederate Veterans on a tiny piece of property in front of his business. "I can't beat them guys," Daras told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg. "They destroyed the safety of the place and the enjoyment of the property. They killed me on the internet." (Read More)

Posted Jan. 29, 2019


Flags In The News
Mississippi lawmakers file bills to redesign controversial state flag
-WLOX

Mississippi lawmakers file bills to redesign controversial state flag
Video screenshot from WLOX.

"The Mississippi state legislature seems poised to take up the state flag as several new bills filed in the first weeks of January focus on its redesign. Mississippi is the last state in the country whose flag still bears the Confederate Battle flag. Four bills similarly seek to establish a commission to redesign the flag. (Read More)

Posted Jan. 23, 2019


Up In Your Business News
Harlem Globetrotter Hoops Green to Appear on Up in Your Business
-PR Web

Hoops Green, Harlem Globetrotter and Kerry McCoy, Up In Your Business Radio Show
Hoops Green of the Harlem Globetrotters and Kerry McCoy of Up In Your Business radio show. (UIYB)

"Up in Your Business with Kerry McCoy radio show will air a pre-recorded interview with female Harlem Globetrotter Hoops Green this Friday, January 18th at 2p.m. on KABF 88.3FM. The show normally broadcasts live but this week it will feature a pre-recorded interview due to Green’s busy schedule.

Green joined the Harlem Globetrotters in 2017, one of only 15 women to ever be on the team during its 93-year history. She started her basketball career as many do in high school in Kentucky and went on to a great career in college at the university of Texas – El Paso where she racked up 650 career points before playing professionally overseas." (Read More)

Posted Jan. 15, 2019


Flags In The News
Chairman calls Burgum's surprise decision to display tribal flags 'monumental'
-The Bismarck Tribune


The flags of North Dakota's five tribal nations are displayed outside Gov. Doug Burgum's office Thursday. (Forum News Service)

"Gov. Doug Burgum’s announcement that his office would display the flags of North Dakota’s five tribal nations was one of the more warmly received parts of his State of the State address Thursday.

It was also somewhat of a spur-of-the-moment declaration that wasn't included in his prepared remarks provided to reporters.

Burgum, a first-term Republican who has emphasized improving the state’s relationships with the tribes, has thought about displaying the flags for more than a year, his spokesman Mike Nowatzki said. "(Read More)

Posted Jan. 7, 2019


Flags In The News
'It's A Disgrace': American Flags Vandalized On Canton Overpass
-CBS 4 Boston 


Henry Krueger holds vandalized American flag (WBZ-TV)

"Flags put up on an overpass in Canton to honor veterans and those lost serving in the military were vandalized with graffiti.

“I believe that’s to portray bleeding stars of some sort,” said Henry Krueger as he pointed out the spray paint on an American flag.

He found the American flags that hung on an overpass as a sign of patriotism were desecrated." (Read More)

Posted Jan. 4, 2019


 

 
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