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Rogers Crowned BHS Homecoming Queen

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The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 26, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times.

Lewis F. Whiteside Sr., a mathematics and science teacher at Brevard Junior High School, has been named as one of America’s Outstanding Young Men of 1970 by the Board of Advisors of this well-known national awards program. He has been chosen for the Outstanding Young Men award for civic as well as his professional achievements, making him one of a very select group of young men to receive this distinguished award.

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Dt. Glenn S. Matheny has begun the practice of optometry here in Brevard. He will be associated with Dr. Frank B. McGuire Jr., in Dr. McGuire’s new office located at 290 N. Broad St. in Brevard.

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Miss Sonya Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Blythe Rogers, of Pisgah Forest, was recently crowned the 1970 Homecoming Queen at Brevard Senior High School.

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BC President Robert A. Davis reported today that the injuries suffered in an automobile accident returning from a game last week to Ray F. Hiler and Dennis A. Brown, members of the Brevard College soccer team, were minor. They were riding in a car which wrecked near Jasper, Fla., as the team returned from winning the Region 10 soccer championship title.

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Brevard High’s Gary Nelson, a stalwart in the Blue Devil forward wall for the past three seasons, has been chosen to play in the 34th Annual Shrine Bowl football game in Charlotte on Dec. 5.

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Old Man Winter arrived in Transylvania Tuesday night. The temperature really dropped and snow flurries were reported in all sections. WPNF’s weather station says the official low was 10 above zero. Out at the DuPont plant at Cedar Mountain ,the low reading was 7. At Olin it was 9, and at Rosman the mercury dropped to 5.

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Albert Tucker of Brevard came knocking at the Western Auto Store door on East Main Street about 5:42 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20. His automobile was going east on East Main Street; a car driven by William David Sams of Brevard was going south on Gaston Street. The two vehicles collided at the intersection and the Tucker car crossed the sidewalk and stopped against the front wall and show window of the store. Neither driver was injured and, fortunately, no one was standing in front of the store or the story might have been tragic.

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Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Kenneth E. Hall, son of Mrs. Alda Hall of Route 2, Brevard, was advanced to his present rate while serving aboard the destroyer USS Henley in Norfolk, Va.

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Brevard’s Dr. Milton V. Massey has been chosen as one of America’s Outstanding Young Men of 1970 by the Board of Advisors of this well-known national awards program. He graduated from UNC School of Dentistry with the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, president of the dental fraternity. He was elected to Omicorn Kappa Upsilon, an honor dental society. After graduation, Dr. Massey served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Dental Corps. He has served as treasurer of the Brevard Rotary Club; director of the Brevard Chamber of Commerce; United Fund director, campaign chairman, and president on the Advisory Board of the Transylvania Mental Health Association; and on the Central Highlands Health Council as member and as chairman of the Health Information Committee.

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Airman George H. Leopard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie H. Leopard, Brevard, has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. He has been assigned to Keesler AFB, Miss., for training in the administrative field. Airman Leopard is a 1968 graduate of Brevard Senior High School and received his B.S. degree in business administration in 1970 from Western Carolina University.

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