Georgia Governor Brian Kemp: flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Hank Aaron
GEORGIA. (WCTV) - Friday, following the death of legendary baseball player, Hank Aaron, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp ordered for flags in the state to be flown at half-staff.
From Friday until sunset on the day of Aaron’s burial, flags will be flown at half-staff.
Gov. Kemp posted the Executive Order on Twitter.
I have ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the passing of @Braves legend Hank Aaron. May generations of Georgians continue to be inspired by his groundbreaking career and tremendous impact on our state and nation. #RIPHammer pic.twitter.com/GrriaQQ5Fc— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) January 22, 2021
“We must honor his legacy by striving toward the principles he embodied to forge a stronger, brighter future for the generations of Georgians and Americans to come,” Gov. Kemp said.
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