Flags ordered to half-staff to honor Brunswick County sheriff’s deputy who died from COVID-19

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Gore (photo: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — All flags at the Brunswick County Government Center will be lowered in honor of a deputy who recently died from COVID-19.

Flags will be lowered beginning Tuesday through this Friday at 5 p.m.

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Deputy Brandon Gore was a member of the Brunswick County Animal Protective Services.

He tested positive for COVID-19 on March 3, suffered a stroke on March 14, and died in early April.

The Brunswick County animal shelter will also be closed on Thursday as staff attends a memorial service for him.