February's snow fall in Rockingham County brought back some memories. Here's how WFRC looked in the snow
in January 1973, courtesy of Rick Freeman.
Hour 3 of Jimmy Dean's BEACH MUSIC...THE ALL TIME TOP 50
is presented this month. If you haven't heard the first two hours, you can catch up by clicking on the link.
Mike Jackson provided this audio clip of a 1979 WQRB newscast by WBAG-WQRB GM JACK STARNES
. Spots done by Mark Hall and Bob Crews.
TED NELSON sent us three air checks. You can some details about each by clicking on the audio pages for the three stations, or go directly to the audio file here.
TED 1971 WSML TED 1973 WBBB TED 1978 WCBX
Photos this month for WREV, including a 1977 newspaper ad for a bumper sticker contest, an ad promoting Earl Burton's weather and
a recent one of....buzzards? You can check them out by clicking WREV MISCELLANEOUS
DOC HOLLIDAY, (now known as Cj) found some pictures he didn't realize he had, and we're glad that he did. These two are from his Saturday morning days at WLOE in 1978, and you can see them at WLOE PICTURES
Here are seven items from MIKE MOORE during his days at WCBX.
See them at WCBX MISCELLANEOUS.
And MIKE'S WMYN business card and some letterhead samples at WMYN MISCELLANEOUS
Getting together with friends is always a good thing. See a picture of MIKE MOORE, BOB ROACH AND WES JONES standing in front of WMYN in Mayodan at WMYN PICTURES (NO LINK).
Did you know that WJHW-FM has been on the air in Rockingham County since February 2010? Frank Dwyer and Mark Childrey have the info at Frequencies in Rockingham County
. Your browser may ask you to click "Open Unsaved File."
..... JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED FEBRUARY'S UPDATE...
Our sincere thanks to Steve Silby for providing us with an air check of the late Rich King
. It's from WBAG on September 17, 1980.
Marathons are an important part of WBAG's history. The late Bob Fahnrich did a 101-hour fundraiser in 1967, and Jimmy Dean broke Bob's record in 1973.
Bob Fahnrich Marathon Jimmy Dean Marathon
Here's an opportunity for me to remind you of why we created MidCarolinaRadio. In a 2012 interview on WLOE/WMYN, Mike Moore asked me to explain the website's reasons for being and what we hope to accomplish with it.
Here is a part of that interview
. Thanks, Mike, for the chance to tell our story.
NEXT UPDATE APRIL 1ST, 2014