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SC Governor orders flags to fly at half-staff in memory of Kabul attack victims

McMaster ordered flags across the state to fly at half-staff until Sunset on Monday in memory of the victims of the bombings in Afghanistan

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered flags across the state to fly at half-staff until Sunset on Monday in memory of the victims of the bombings in Afghanistan. 13 U.S. Service members were killed in the attack. McMaster tweeted ‘As flags across the country are being lowered, we must all take a moment to honor and remember the…

Governor orders flags at half staff in honor of fallen Sumter Deputy

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster has ordered flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in tribute to Deputy Andrew Gillette. Gillete, a Corporal with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, died in the line of duty Tuesday. Corporal Gillette was 37 years old and is survived by his wife and…

State Flags to fly at Half Staff in honor of slain SC officer

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Flags across South Carolina will fly at Half Staff Thursday in honor of fallen Officer Jackson Winkeler. Governor Henry McMaster ordered the flags on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, January 9, 2020, Winkeler was shot and killed during a traffic stop Sunday while working as an officer at…