MESSAGES 2014 :: MARCH 7, 2014

Lowering of NC State Flag

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered all North Carolina state flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of North Carolina Senator Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr., from sunrise on March 7, until sunset on the day of his interment. Senator Nesbitt passed away on March 6 and funeral arrangements have not been announced. Senator Nesbitt represented Buncombe County in the North Carolina Senate since 2004 and was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives for 11 terms.