Sons of Confederate Veterans want to raise flags in every NC county along I-40 – News & Observer


BURKE COUNTY

Another large Confederate flag is flying near a North Carolina interstate.

Smitty Smith of Burke County put up a 20-by-30-foot Confederate flag over the weekend on his property beside Interstate 40. It’s part of a larger project by the Sons of Confederate Veterans to raise flags in every North Carolina county along the interstate, he told Spectrum News.

The flag, waving above the treeline on I-40 near exit 94 for Dysartsville Road, is high enough for drivers to see as they enter the county, WCNC reported. (Read more)

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