Moving Veterans' Banners Causes White Sulphur Springs Controversy

By Bobby Bordelon
The Roads Of Honor veteran-supporting banners and their recent relocation to new power poles were brought to the forefront of the conversation during the Monday, March 11, meeting of the White Sulphur Springs City Council.

Before citizen's comments, Mayor Bruce Bowling explained the veteran banners hanging throughout the city were recently relocated to different utility poles due to a request from the power company. According to Bowling, he received a call from Mon Power, the owner of power poles throughout the city, and was told to reduce the number of banners down to one per pole, providing space for linemen to work on the lines if a problem emerges. The banners were relocated to new poles on Thursday, March 7.

Read more in the Tuesday, March 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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