Jimmy Wayne Thanks His Hero with a Spot on the Grand Ole Opry

Twenty years ago, Jimmy Wayne was in high school listening to Jody Lee Hager, an inmate from the local prison in Dallas, NC, talk to his class. “The prison would send him around to the schools to tell the children, ‘Think smart. Don’t be like me,’ Jimmy recalls. Hager also had a guitar. He picked [...] Read More

Jimmy Wayne Releases First Novel

Jimmy Wayne’s first novel, Paper Angels, hit store shelves today. While the story is a work of fiction, it was inspired by Jimmy’s own childhood as a recipient of the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. Jimmy wrote Paper Angels with best-selling author Travis Thrasher. “When my sister and I were kids, we were represented by [...] Read More