Steve Halkiotis, chairman of the Orange County Schools Board of Education, and Superintendent Todd Wirt listen to speakers, most of them asking the board to ban the Confederate flag from school grounds, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, N.C. About 50 people signed up to speak at the meeting, almost all of them against the flag.
Steve Halkiotis, chairman of the Orange County Schools Board of Education, and Superintendent Todd Wirt listen to speakers, most of them asking the board to ban the Confederate flag from school grounds, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, N.C. About 50 people signed up to speak at the meeting, almost all of them against the flag. Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
Steve Halkiotis, chairman of the Orange County Schools Board of Education, and Superintendent Todd Wirt listen to speakers, most of them asking the board to ban the Confederate flag from school grounds, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, N.C. About 50 people signed up to speak at the meeting, almost all of them against the flag. Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com

Orange County Schools rejects request for Confederate flag ban

February 28, 2017 1:29 PM