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Jim and Sylvi Caporale cut a ribbon in front of their shop, American Flags & Poles, Wednesday afternoon in honor of the shop’s 25th anniversary. (Photo by Michele Newbanks)

MARIETTA — A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of American Flags & Poles.

Attending the ceremony were local government officials, employees from surrounding businesses and the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce.

Jim and Sylvi Caporale have owned the business since 1995.

Sylvi describes the store as a “variety with an emphasis on the United States of America, with products made in America.”

She said they try to carry products that help someone express something.

“Whether it is a holiday season, whether it’s their faith, mourning or their excitement about a sports team,” she said.

The health of the original owner, Homer Smith, changed and the Caporales were…

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