The Transylvania Times -

Year's First Baby And Snowstorm Arrive

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Last updated 1/6/2020 at 1:46pm

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 8, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times.

First baby of 1970, Johnny Allen Franks, was the first blessed event in Transylvania County, arriving at 6:19 Thursday, Jan. 1. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Franks, of Brevard, young Franks weighed 6 pounds and 8-and-one-half ounces. Dr. J.B. Scroggin was the attending physician. The first baby and his parents received many fine prizes in the annual Baby Derby that was sponsored by local merchants.


The third snowstorm of the winter season, and the first of the New Year, fell on the...

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