Jim Thorpe Inducted Into The Hall of Fame 2005 – His Historical Marker In Rocky Mount, NC Is Standing Again

A Thorpe marker first installed in 1960 told passersby that Jim Thorpe came to the city in 1909 to play baseball for the Rocky Mount Railroaders. The marker was accidentally struck by a mowing service. It took several years, but the marker stands again. Jogging your memory: A year after Thorpe won his two gold … Continue reading Jim Thorpe Inducted Into The Hall of Fame 2005 – His Historical Marker In Rocky Mount, NC Is Standing Again

Hall of Fame Inductee – Peter Varney – How Different Things Would Be

A few years ago I realized I knew so little about the people who have been the architects of my life, those that have orchestrated the world I know. When the politically correct editing of our history began, I changed my reading habits and started to read a steady stream of non-fiction about our Presidents … Continue reading Hall of Fame Inductee – Peter Varney – How Different Things Would Be

Twin County Hall of Fame Portraits Newly Exhibited in the Rocky Mount Event Center

  Everyone is nervous. As I visited the newly hung portraits of The Twin County Hall of Fame recipients, many asked if their hair still looked okay, were their ties straight, did their clothes look too out of date? You can’t blame them, really. They know they are now gathered in the new Rocky Mount … Continue reading Twin County Hall of Fame Portraits Newly Exhibited in the Rocky Mount Event Center