Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ruby Allmond, Fiddle Champion

Fiddlers and their trusted instruments were some of the first to cross the Appalachian Mountains with the earliest pioneers. They were special men who added pleasure to an otherwise hard, dangerous existence on the American frontier. They fiddled at house-raisings … Continue reading

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Greenville Municipal Auditorium

Seventy-five years ago the citizens of Greenville celebrated the opening of one of the most magnificent structures in Greenville. The Greenville Municipal Building was officially presented to the community on Tuesday, October 22, 1939 at a grand open house. Dignitaries … Continue reading

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What Do We Do with Them?

During the late 1930s, the United States and other countries were keeping a sharp eye on Germany and its growing military might. Yet, the United States was intent on remaining neutral as was its intention in 1914. This time, though, … Continue reading

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Were the Good Old Days Really So Good ?

Do you ever find yourself longing for those good old day, when everything seemed so cheap? Or at least, everything seemed cheaper than today‚Äôs prices. Using old newspapers as often as I do, I am astonished to find grocery prices, … Continue reading

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Another A.J.

Someone reminded me recently that I wrote an article about a gentleman whose initials were A. J. back in the summer. I said then I knew of two other men with the initials A. J., but not all of them … Continue reading

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