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Flag feud: City and company continue disagreement over massive flag in Statesville

Marcus Lemonis, the CEO of Camping World said he's willing to go to jail over this debate. He’s being sued by the City of Statesville over the flag.

Emma Korynta, WCNC Staff

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Published: 10:36 PM EDT June 1, 2019
Updated: 10:39 PM EDT June 1, 2019

At the Gander RV in Statesville, an American Flag is causing a lot of conversation. That's mostly because of its size. 

The 40 by 80-foot flag can be seen from Interstate 77 as you enter the city.

The city has been pushing Gander RV, formerly Camping World, to replace the flag with a smaller one. The city is attempting to fine them $50 a day --dating all the way back to October 2018.