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Important Flag Dates

February 26, 2016 Lee Rae Hamilton

Important Flag Dates

Days To Remember When to Display Your Flag: The American flag should be displayed on all days and especially the holidays listed below. Wondering when to fly the flag at half staff? The dates with comments indicate when you should fly your flag at half-staff. New Year's Day,  January 1 Inauguration Day,  January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day,  3rd Monday in January Lincoln's Birthday, February 12 Washington's Birthday, 3rd Monday in February Easter Sunday, Varies Mother's Day,  2nd Sunday in May     Peace Officer's Memorial Day (half-staff),  May 15 Armed Forces Day,  3rd Saturday in May Memorial Day...


Routine Call

February 24, 2016 Lee Rae Hamilton

Routine Call

Officer White was recently dispatched to a call of kids playing basketball "loudly" in the streets. In the evening. Having fun. Not committing crimes. Let's see how he handled it. Posted by Gainesville Police Department on Thursday, January 21, 2016


How to Fold A Flag

December 04, 2015 Lee Rae Hamilton

How to Fold A Flag

Easy Steps To Follow    


What is proper American flag etiquette?

December 03, 2015 Lee Rae Hamilton

What is proper American flag etiquette?

Quick Guide on How to Display Your Flag Protocol for hanging American flags and the 8 ways people get it wrong - The flag should be hoisted briskly and lowered ceremoniously. In general the flag should be displayed from sunrise to sunset, but may be displayed 24 hours if properly illuminated during hours of darkness. The flag should not be displayed on days when the weather is inclement, except when an all-weather flag is displayed. Your Fine Line Flag was made to be an all-weather flag. When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union (stars) should be...


Draw Your Own Conclusions

December 02, 2015 Lee Rae Hamilton

Draw Your Own Conclusions