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News Alert : Earl Hamner, Jr Dead At Age 92 - Goodnight John Boy

News Alert : Earl Hamner, Jr Dead At Age 92 – Goodnight John Boy

[ 6 ] March 24, 2016

Studio City, California – Schuyler, Virginia Nelson County, Native and Waltons TV show creator Earl Hamner, Jr. has died at age 92. “I am very sorry to be the bearer of sad news. My father, Earl Hamner, passed away today at 12:20 PM Pacific time. Dad died peacefully in his sleep at Cedar Sinai Hospital. […]

A Look Back To 1974 When Waltons Was A Household Name

A Look Back To 1974 When Waltons Was A Household Name

[ 0 ] August 14, 2015

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Earl Hamner of Schuyler, VA is from Nelson County where our magazine is based. He recently celebrated his 92nd birthday. Earl is the creator of the highly successful TV series The Waltons. He lives in CA these days as he has for decades. Recently we saw this article his sister Audrey […]

Earl Hamner Reminisces About His Career & Christmas Back In Virginia During This Special Interview (Audio)

Earl Hamner Reminisces About His Career & Christmas Back In Virginia During This Special Interview (Audio)

[ 0 ] December 24, 2014

Memphis, Tennessee & Schuyler, Virginia Enjoy this special radio interview from the December 2011 Christmas season as Nelson native Earl Hamner, Jr. talks with BRL Publisher Tommy Stafford and Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Listen for over an hour as Earl reminisces about his career, life in the Virginia Blue Ridge and more. […]

Nelson Virginia's Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

Nelson Virginia’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

[ 1 ] September 18, 2014

Studio City, California Just a few weeks ago 91 year old Earl Hamner, Jr. – Nelson native and creator of the highly popular TV series, The Waltons, was in a California hospital having surgery. Today he’s quickly recovering and back on his feet. Our Woody Greenberg, who’s been personal friends with Earl for decades, dropped […]

Nelson's Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

Nelson’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

[ 2 ] July 9, 2014

Click on the magazine image above to read Woody Greenberg’s story on Earl turning 91 in our July 2014 issue. Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Almost 10 years ago I had the distinct honor and privilege of meeting one of the nicest people on this planet. Earl Hamner, Jr. At the time a […]

Waltons' Creator Earl Hamner Back In His Hometown Of Schuyler (With Audio Interview)

Waltons’ Creator Earl Hamner Back In His Hometown Of Schuyler (With Audio Interview)

[ 1 ] April 8, 2014

Schuyler Nelson County, VA Nelson native, Earl Hamner, Jr. and Schuyler’s real John Boy Walton was back in the very place he was born on Monday. Hamner who was the creator of The highly acclaimed television series The Waltons. He’s been back in Nelson where a biography is being shot on his life. Our Woody […]

Remembering Joe Conley : Walton's Ike Godsey Passes Away

Remembering Joe Conley : Walton’s Ike Godsey Passes Away

[ 0 ] July 8, 2013

Joe Conley, the actor that played Ike Godsey in The Walton’s TV series, passed away on Sunday. He was 85. Earl Hamner, Jr. born and raised in Nelson, created the highly popular long running series on CBS. We recently covered Conley, Earl Hamner and other cast members at the 40th anniversary of the show in […]

Actor Richard Thomas Presents Lifetime Achievement Award To Nelson's Earl Hamner

Actor Richard Thomas Presents Lifetime Achievement Award To Nelson’s Earl Hamner

[ 1 ] October 16, 2011

Richmond, Virginia By Woody Greenberg The 14th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration honored Earl Hamner with its Literary Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday, Oct. 15 held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. The event was hosted by noted Virginia author Adriana Trigiani, who said she grew up in Big Stone Gap with six […]

Nelson Native Earl Hamner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Nelson Native Earl Hamner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

[ 0 ] October 15, 2011

Richmond, Virginia A little over 88 years ago, Earl Hamner of Nelson County was born in Schuyler. Since then the man has accomplished a lifetime of work seen all over the world. Saturday October 15th, Earl will received a Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia for his work. Hamner grew up in […]

Earl Hamner Talks Nelson On The Radio : This Friday July 29th

Earl Hamner Talks Nelson On The Radio : This Friday July 29th

[ 1 ] July 28, 2011

Nelson County, VA Memphis, TN Studio City, CA Nelson County’s own Earl Hamner, and founder of The Waltons will be on KWAM 990 radio in Memphis, TN this Friday afternoon just after 4PM eastern time. Earl will be appearing with NCL Publisher, Tommy Stafford. Tommy was on air in the Memphis TV market back in […]

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