COUNTRY SINGER TEX RITTER poses with Slim Mims, center, and his Dream Ranch Boys in the WJMX Radio Studio in the 1950s. Mims’ radio program, Dream Ranch Jamboree, was a popular show in Florence. He and his band were also on television on WBTW in Florence
JUNIOR, SENIOR DANCE at Wilson High School in 1962. From left are Maurice Austin, Edward Anderson, Monya Reese, Henry Thomas, Alphonsa Davis, and Patricia Timmons. The dance theme was ‘Fantasy of the Sea.’ Photo from the 1962 Wilsonian Yearbook.
The Dimpy Pearson Orchestra playing for a St. Patrick’s Day party at the Florence Country Club in 1945. From left are Jack Halley, Doc Campbell, Dimpy Pearson, Ralph Moore, Chubby Bloodworthy, Lanue Anderson, and Bernie Moore.