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Kay Kyser honored with Marker, Reprinted Biograpy

Kay Kyser honored with Marker, Reprinted Biograpy

Rocky Mount native, famous swing music bandleader and Inaugural Twin County Hall of Fame Class Inductee, James Kern “Kay” Kyser (1905-1985), was recognized again recently in two special ways. On October 5th, the North Carolina Department of Natural and...
2018 Banquet Sponsorship Opportunities Available

2018 Banquet Sponsorship Opportunities Available

On Thursday evening, November 8, 2018, the 15th class of Inductees into the Twin County Hall of Fame will be honored in the new Rocky Mount Event Center at 285 NE Main St, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801. This year’s living Inductees include: Dr. Robert Barbe, Janice Beavon...
2018 Induction Class Announced, Banquet is Nov. 8th!

2018 Induction Class Announced, Banquet is Nov. 8th!

On Thursday, Nov. 8 the new class of the Twin County Hall of Fame will be inducted. The 2018 class includes a pair of married medical doctors, an educator, two business owners, a local veterinarian, and three people who dedicated their service to community service in...
History Bring Us Together

History Bring Us Together

Can history and a building bring people together? Yes, history can. The Hall of Fame does that every day and especially on Wednesdays. The Hall of Fame comes alive with song and laugher. That is when Milton Bullock and friends come together every Wednesday from 10:00...
Give the Gift of Knowledge through Books

Give the Gift of Knowledge through Books

  During this holiday season give the gift of knowledge and adventure. Edgecombe and Nash counties roots are deep in storytelling through song and words. In the Twin County Hall of Frame, we have three inductees nationally-known for their way with words as we would...
Meet the Class of 2017

Meet the Class of 2017

We had the honor recently of induction a new class of members to the Twin County Hall of Fame in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. It was an evening filled with respect and joy. Let us introduce you to the new class: Ann W. Bailey Ann W. Bailey, possibly the first female...
18th Annual Thelonious Monk Jazz Festival

18th Annual Thelonious Monk Jazz Festival

Jazz Legend’s 100th Birthday Twin counties celebrate the American Jazz Legend and Rocky Mount native, Thelonious Monk, with the 18th Annual Thelonious Monk Jazz Festival. Events will take place on October 6-7, 2017 with concerts, lectures, and book signings...
Announcing Twin County Hall of Fame 2017

Announcing Twin County Hall of Fame 2017

Twin County Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Announced Twin County Community Pride, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2017 Inductees to the Twin County Hall of Fame. This year’s class of nine includes a bandleader, two businessmen/community leaders, a pioneering...
African-American Music Appreciation Month

African-American Music Appreciation Month

Celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month During the month of June, we celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month. Music has been a rich part of Edgecombe and Nash counties past and present. We have been fortunate to have musicians and performers...