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Town leaders honor Confederate flag | 

Town leaders honor Confederate flag | 

Arizona Sonora News Service – Tombstone, formed 13 years after the Civil War ended, opened its city streets to a parade of Confederate flags in the first week of March, bringing criticism that racism is alive and well in town. Much to the chagrin of local African-Americans and advocacy organizations, nearly 20 Confederate enthusiasts took…

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Stafford Co. zoning board: huge Confederate flag can stay

Stafford Co. zoning board: huge Confederate flag can stay

The “Virginia Flaggers” group raise a Confederate battle flag on a pole near Interstate 95 in Chester, Va., in this 2013 AP file photo. The group says it has no plans to remove the flag along Interstate 95 in Stafford County, which has been criticized by some residents as a racist symbol. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)…

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Esteemed Evangelical Minister Billy Graham Dies at 99

Esteemed Evangelical Minister Billy Graham Dies at 99

New American – Billy Graham, the North Carolina farm boy who became the 20th century’s most high-profile and beloved Protestant evangelical messenger, died Feb. 21 at the age of 99. After graduating in 1943 from Wheaton College in Illinois, Graham served as a church pastor until shortly after the end of World War II, when…

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Confederate cemetery rescued from obscurity

Confederate cemetery rescued from obscurity

Arkansas Online, CABOT — One of the most melancholy settings in Arkansas lies about four miles southeast of Cabot. In a fenced field next to a playground and several houses, 428 headstones mark the mass burial site of some 1,500 Confederate soldiers cut down in the fall of 1862 — not by Union gunfire but…

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 Oh, the controversy!!!

 Oh, the controversy!!!

Large Confederate flag flying in Catawba Co. stirs up controversy CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – A large Confederate flag has been hoisted up in Catawba County, and the group behind it said it’s in response to Confederate memorials being taken down across the South. The Sons of Confederate Veterans put the flag up on Springs Road in Hickory. Joseph…

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Confederate flag near I-95free to fly 

Confederate flag near I-95free to fly 

County finds no zoning violation Fredericksburg.com – A much-disputed Confederate flag that stands on private property does not violate Stafford County’s zoning ordinance and can continue to fly high above Interstate 95, county officials have determined. The Virginia Flaggers, a group that raises roadside Confederate battle flags around the state, put up the Stafford flag…

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Gen. Robert Hatton members attend Wilson County Veterans Day parade

Gen. Robert Hatton members attend Wilson County Veterans Day parade

Lebanon Democrat: Members of Gen. Robert Hatton Chapter 329 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy attended the Wilson County Veterans Day parade and program Nov. 11 at the Wilson County Veterans Plaza.  Wilson County veterans, the city of Lebanon and Wilson County sponsored the event. After the event, Hatton members conducted a brief business…

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