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Fences Up Around Confederate Monument Following Vandalism [Updated]

Fences Up Around Confederate Monument Following Vandalism [Updated]

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Metal fences sit around the perimeter of the Confederate monument on Monday Nov 28th 2022. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Fences are up around the Confederate monument located in front of the Historic Courthouse on Worth Street in Asheboro after it was vandalized with spray-paint last week. Sometime on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022, the Confederate statute that sits in front of the historic courthouse on Worth St in Asheboro was vandalized with spray-paint. Within hours the statue had been cleaned by volunteers according to a press release from the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. "Preserving memorials to Confederate veterans is the right thing to do." said the group in the press release. "These veterans answered the call of their State and sacrificed their lives i...