The Transylvania Times -

By Maddison Holt
Written For The Times 

Captain Herb: Hero To Some, A Friend To All – Brevard NC


In honor of his community involvement and invaluable service to motorists in the Atlanta area, a memorial bridge and the I-85/Georgia 400 intersection were recently named in Emory's honor. Pictured above at the ceremony honoring Emory are his wife, Karen Emory, and his mother, Joyce Emory. (Courtesy photos)

Captain Herb Emory, born in Brevard on April 2, 1953, is remembered by many for his various accomplishments within the radio industry and contributions to his community. His last contribution was in saving the lives of others outside his Atlanta home while losing his own.

Emory developed a passion for radio when he was young. While living in Brevard as a boy, he began working at WPNF, Brevard's local radio station at the time.

According to the Douglas County Sentinel, "He had started sweeping the floors and emptying the trash at Wonderful Pisgah National Forest (WPNF) when he was in sixt...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 07/16/2018 14:20