DELAND, Fla. - The city of DeLand is fighting to hang on to its 131-year-old city seal.
In a letter that the city sent to Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, the city said it has had the seal since 1882 and there's no way
"It actually did come as a big surprise for us," said city manager Michale Pleus.
The group said the symbols represent Christian values.
The city manager said the seal reflects its history and the values the city was founded on, so DeLand is going to stick with the seal.
Residents said they agree with the city leaders and they don't think the seal should be changed.
"I don't think there is a need to change it at all," resident Ashley Braddock. "I think that would be ridiculous."
The city said since