Re-newed Call To Ban Confederate Flag In Schools

A re-newed call for a system wide ban of the Confederate flag and all other symbols depicting racism was the focus of constituents who addressed the Allegany County Board of Education Tuesday night. The issue of the flag has been one of controversy in recent years with several race related incidents occurring at Fort Hill High School. While those incidents eventually led to Principal Steve Lewis issueing a ban of the flag at that school, the board rejected numerous citizens requests to implement a system wide ban. Jeff Davis urged the board to strongly consider reconsidering the earlier decision…

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