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What should the Raleigh flag look like?

Posted October 21, 2015

The City of Raleigh flag features a crest on a field of white with red bars on the side.
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— The City of Oaks could get a new flag.

Raleigh City Council members are mulling over the idea of rebranding the city and a new flag could be part of the effort.

There's no timetable for the project.

Longtime council member John Odom jokingly told staff on Tuesday to consider a flag with squirrels on it.


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  • Hari Nootsak Oct 21, 2015
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  • John McCray Oct 21, 2015
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    I see a bunch of people who apparently had a surprise in their corn flakes this morning.

  • Brian White Oct 21, 2015
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    Might as well just model it off of the NY state flag.

  • Roger Way Oct 21, 2015
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    Well. this design seems appropriate since Raleigh is surrounded by perpetual red ink and tape...

  • Billy Gray Oct 21, 2015
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    We have a flag?

  • Charles Brown Oct 21, 2015
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    You want an all-white flag? lol!

  • Larry Wiandt Oct 21, 2015
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    Typical government waste of time and money

  • Robert Smith Oct 21, 2015
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    "Lower taxes and fees."

    Why do we pay taxes? And how credible are the sources to the answer?

  • Howard Sr. Oct 21, 2015
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    To hell with a Raleigh flag. More money to be spent in committees and focus groups. Take that money and lower taxes & FEEs!

  • Peter Kerstetter Oct 21, 2015
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    "I suggest a lengthy, inefficient search. At the taxpayers' expense, of course."
    "I wish there was an easier way."
    From "Deep space Homer" (Simpsons 1F13)