The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Sen. Dole Helps City Celebrate


Elizabeth Dole

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole helped the City of Brevard celebrate its 140th birthday in grand style Saturday, even though the celebration began in a downpour.

Nobody was heard complaining about the rain. It was welcome, thanks to a long, dry summer that has turned area lawns and gardens dry and dusty.

The metal folding chairs that were set up in the middle of Main Street were soaked, and the few members of the audience that arrived early huddled under raincoats, umbrellas and the awnings of nearby businesses.

"I've had a lot of wonderful times here," Dole said, shrugging off the rain that was s...

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