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Social Media Posts Lead To Firings-Brevard, NC


Last updated 6/10/2019 at 8:21pm

Two part-time Brevard Fire Department employees were fired because of Facebook posts each made about Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland on Saturday, May 25, regarding Fatland’s military attire during the American Legion’s Memorial Day Parade.

Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper fired Summer and Carl Travis, according to the termination letter dated June 4, because, he wrote, “It is inappropriate and unacceptable to criticize a supervisor, including a city manager, in a public manner as you have done.”

The Travis’ posts condemned Fatland’s uniform and questioned Fatland’s service...

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