May 25, 2021

Honoring Our Confederate Heritage & Virtues

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Robert E. Lee name will be stripped from public high school

The history-making meeting took place at the Gypsy Hill Gym, which held two sets of 120 folding chairs ready to host the divided community.As the gymnasium filled with neighbors who display “Save the Name” and “But the Name Hurts” signs throughout Staunton, the public comment period began.The board let the audience know that time would be limited. Each individual had two minutes to speak and the comment period would not last longer than 30 minutes. Anyone who acted out, or used slurs, would be thrown out, warned school board chair William Lobb.

Robert E. Lee name will be stripped from public high school