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Archive for February 20th, 2010

Death noted: Kathryn Grayson, who brought operatic talent to the golden age of  Hollywood musicals, at age 88 in Los Angeles. From the Winston-Salem Journal (Feb. 19): “Grayson was born Zelma Kathryn Hedrick on Feb. 9, 1922, in Winston-Salem. Her family lived on Apple Street. They moved to St. Louis when she was a child, […]

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“Community leaders in Knoxville and Asheville got on the bandwagon – some out of a love of the mountains, some on the belief that tourism would bolster the local economy, some on the hope that a national park would result in better roads for the region. “A New York publicity firm, brought in by the Knoxville […]

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