May 17, 2015
UNICOI, Tenn. – When an ambulance crew in Unicoi County heard that locals were concerned about the state of the American flag flying outside of the Unicoi post office, they decided to do something about it.
When the Medic One Medical Response team arrived, the flag was in tatters. Postal service employees told them it would be a while before a new flag would be there. The team then decided to take matters into their own hands. They went out and purchased a new flag for the post office and hung it themselves.
Operations Manager Ken Tipton tells us that they are proud of their county and their country and want to honor in any way they can. Tipton also says that the old flag will either be returned to the post office or properly disposed of.