Sometime between the night of Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday morning, a life-size scarecrow and the newest addition to the Black Mountain Beautification Committee's fall display was removed from her regal post, according to Libba Fairleigh, secretary and publicity chair of the committee and a Black Mountain resident.
A police report was filed Thursday with the Black Mountain Police Department, but the committee is not offering a reward. Rather, members are relying on this welcoming community to bring back its cheery greeter, "no questions asked," Fairleigh said.
"We'd just like to have it returned," she said. Read more here