February 28, 2023 - Half-Staff Alert - North Carolina

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 28, 2023

February 28, 2023 - Half-Staff Alert - North Carolina

Governor Roy Cooper ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Tuesday, February 28, in honor of former North Carolina Congressman Jim Broyhill who passed away on Saturday, February 18. Broyhill served North Carolina's Foothill region in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1963 to 1986 and briefly in the U.S. Senate. His funeral will be held February 28 in Forsyth County, followed by a graveside service in Wilkes County.

Statement from Governor Roy Cooper

"I appreciate Senator Broyhill’s commitment and service to North Carolina and our prayers are with the Broyhill family today."

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Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff for the duration of time indicated.