Frank Caperton

Flashback Frank - Rutherford County Executions Part 2

Aug 19, 2021 at 08:00 am by Dalton Barrett

A particularly unfortunate execution occurred in 1837. The details of the crime are unknown except that a slave, or perhaps a former slave, named Charles Maney, was.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Place Names Part 4

Jul 15, 2021 at 07:20 am by Producer

Place names in Rutherford County… We drive down a road or through a tiny community or past a subdivision and think ‘where in the world did THAT name come from?&rs.... Read More

HISTORY: Post Civil War Freed Slaves

Feb 04, 2021 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Frank Caperton, aka Flashback Frank, joins The Wake Up Crew each Thursday to share local history tidbits. This week, he talks about a community of freed slaves that popped up.... Read More

Daughters of the American Revolution Reading of Declaration of Independence

Jul 04, 2020 at 03:35 pm by WGNS

More than 40 attendees sang patriotic songs, prayed for America and enjoyed the 2nd annual reading of the Declaration of Independence from the Col. Hardy Murfree Chapter of th.... Read More