North Carolina State Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, January 14th in honor of NC State Senator Jean Preston.
According to the office of the governor:
Preston served seven terms in the state House and three in the state Senate before retiring last fall. A native of Greene County, she represented Carteret, Craven, and Pamlico counties. Preston served as co-chair of the Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education and the Senate Appropriation Subcommittee on Education/Higher Education. She was the joint Republican caucus leader.