115 U.S. flags retired over the weekend at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church

In Homewood, members of Boy Scout Troop 237 from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and Rick Lange, Faithful Navigator of the Monsignor Frank J. Wade Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly (center), stand ready to begin the flag retirement ceremony at OLS. Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows

This past Saturday, the day before Flag Day, more than 115 frayed and faded United States flags and one United States Marine Corps flag were properly retired, thanks to the patriotism of two groups at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (OLS). 

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10 places to celebrate the July 4th holiday in and around the Magic City

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Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum Facebook page

Happy 242th Birthday America!!  Bham Now has compiled our top 10 list of 4th of July celebrations in and around the Magic City. This year, with the 4th landing on a Wednesday,  some communities are celebrating our nation’s founding  a week in advance.

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