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Controversial sign about illegal immigration gone, but not for long

Rosey Milazzo said she was shocked when she spotted this sign in Atkinson. (Source: Rosey Milazzo) Rosey Milazzo said she was shocked when she spotted this sign in Atkinson. (Source: Rosey Milazzo)
The sign stated, “We must kill the white trash who hire illegal aliens.” (Source: WECT) The sign stated, “We must kill the white trash who hire illegal aliens.” (Source: WECT)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

A controversial sign is gone from a building in a small Pender County town. But it won't be gone for long.

The sign stated, “We must kill the white trash who hire illegal aliens.”

The banner was on a building on Church Street in Atkinson. Atkinson is a town of 321 residents. The sign has many of them outraged.

The man who put it up, Donald Sullivan, told one of our reporters that a man ran off with it.

Sullivan said he will be replacing it shortly.

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Sullivan ran for mayor of Atkinson in 2007. According to voting records, he lost the election, receiving only nine votes.

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