NORTH CAROLINA: Confederate Flag Could Fly Over Hillsborough
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — A Southern heritage group based in Alamance County is talking with the owners of multiple Orange County sites about erecting a Confederate battle flag on their land.
At least one landowner, Robert Hall Jr., has contacted the group Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County in response to a call for donated Confederate battle flag sites across the state.
ACTBAC founder Gary Williamson said they’ve talked with Hall, who got a permit from the county for a 60-foot flagpole on U.S. 70 west of Hillsborough, but haven’t made a decision. It’s one of four potential sites in Orange County, including one on Interstate 40 and another off N.C. 54 near Carrboro, he said.
“We’re getting 10 emails, a couple phone calls a day from people wanting to (offer) a site,” Williamson said. “We do want one in Orange County, and we’re planning to
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