B.J., Billy Joe headline opera house

Two famous Billy Joes -- Billy Joe Royal and Billy Joe Thomas (better known as B.J. Thomas) -- perform...changed his show business name to B.J. because Billy Joe Royal was famous. The first hit for Mr. Royal...

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Billy Joe McCorkle IV "B.J"

COVINGTON, Ga. - Billy Joe and Marcie McCorkle III of Covington...announce the birth of their son, Billy Joe "B.J", born February 1, 2007...Marlene Fogle of Fairburn, Ga. and Billy Joe, Jr. and Stacy McCorkle of Harlem...

Billy Joe Pulley (GIRARD, Ga.)

GIRARD, Ga. - Billy Joe "Papa Bill" Pulley, 75, entered into rest Monday, February 18...Pulley, and a brother, Jack Pulley. He is survived by four children, Billy Joe Pulley, Jr., James Michael Pulley (Debra), both of Dahlonega...

Mr. Billy Joe Barnett, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Billy Joe Barnett, Sr., 70, of Horseshoe Rd. Augusta, entered into rest...Wayne Stewart and Danny Lawrence. Survivors include his sons, Billy Joe Barnett, Jr. of Augusta and James Randall Barnett of Grovetown...

Dorothy Dixon

...preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 71 years, Rev. Ray S. Dixon; daughter, Gloria Ann Davis and husband Billy Joe Davis; and great-grandchildren, Keith Bridges and Kyle Davis. Survivors include her son, Marvin Dixon, Sr. and...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Johnson ready to release second CD 'How Bout Tonight'

...Road near Gordon Highway. The nightclub was known for its revolving bar and the major performers it featured, including Billy Joe Royal, Ronnie Dove, B.J. Thomas, Brenda Lee, Jerry Lee Lewis and, for "one week only," Kenny Rogers and his...

Billy Hill

U.S. Army (RET)MARTINEZ, Ga. - Billy Joe Hill, 80, husband of the late Lenora E. Hill, entered into rest on Monday, May 19, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at...

Augusta National's par-5s tempt many a golfer to go for it

...the 1954 Masters Tournament, and Billy Joe Patton faced a momentous decision...4-wood. I just hit a bad shot."Billy Joe Patton, the amateur who challenged...a connoisseur of history, saw Billy Joe Patton on the 13th hole, serving...

Par-5s have stopped march to green jacket

...plenty of birdies and eagles.But they also can take away the opportunity to slip on a green jacket.Take the case of Billy Joe Patton. Or Cur tis Strange. Or Seve Balles teros. All three had moments on the par-5 holes that cost them dearly...

The best of the new books about golf

...the spotlight on Masters champions Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer and Sam Snead along with lesser-known players such as Billy Joe Patton and Bert Yancey, who both had close calls at Augusta National. Fields is known for seeking out the most interesting...