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Photo: Friends of the Flag

Friends of the Flag took the 50 state flags down Egan Drive Sept. 26. Left to right top row: George Fisher, Don Beard.Left to right bottow row...
Yes, no, definitely, maybe

...yesSanford: YesJones: NoHood: NoNankervis: YesPucket: NoQ: During this recent tourist season, the volunteer group Friends of the Flags decided to remove the Mississippi state flag and replace it with a former state flag. Do you agree with their decision...
Pro-flag petition gains support, but targets wrong audience

More than 650 people have signed an online petition demanding the return of the Mississippi state flag to its post on Egan Drive. However, they may be barking up the wrong tree, or flagpole rather.
Flag over Egan Drive replaced

...conversation, but I'd really just like to thank Friends of the Flags," Wheeler said. "It really makes you proud to...Ripley nor Jim Carroll, a longstanding member of Friends of the Flags, were present to see the flag removed, according...
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

Two weeks ago, Matt McGuan and Marc Wheeler told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly about a growing movement seeking to remove Mississippi's flag from the stretch of state banners lining Egan Drive downtown.
Juneau Assembly has money for Gastineau Apartments demolition if Barretts don't pay

In advance of a November deadline on a demolition order for Gastineau Apartments, the Juneau Assembly has transferred $1.8 million from another project to pay for the building's demise.
Photo: Raising the flags

Friends of the Flags on Sunday, May 3, 2015, after raising the state flags along Egan Drive, Back row: Charles Payne, Brian Lupro, Don Beard...
Thanks from Friends of the Flags

...Tyler Rental, who has for many years donated use of one of their manlifts, and to JPD for directing traffic. Friends of the Flags is an all-volunteer organization funded solely by donations, which can be mailed to P.O. Box 32201, Juneau...
Photos: A sight for sore Buckeyes

Michael Orelove, left, Hans Mercer, center, and Bruce Freitag unfurl the Ohio state flag as Friends of the Flags installed the state pennants along Egan Drive on Saturday morning. The all-volunteer group hangs new flags of all 50 states downtown for the summer.
Flags unfurled

...Drive between the Douglas Bridge and Marine Park. The flags have been flying since 1978 thanks to the efforts of Friends of the Flags, a nonprofit group that raises and cares for the flags. This year's flag crew was Michael Orelove, Jim Akins...


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