Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia Music Hall of Fame's Royal had unique voice

...The Turtles and a wonderful young Georgia native named Billy Joe Royal.That was 50 years ago, and over the passing five...It was Buddy Livingston and The Versaltones featuring Billy Joe Royal."Royal convinced his friend South into coming...

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...

Aiken County man fatally struck while riding his bicycle

...from behind by a pickup truck Friday night in Warrenville.According to a news release from the Aiken County coroner, Billy Joe McCarty died later from his injuries and was pronounced dead at Georgia Regents Medical Center.The accident happened...

Rants & Raves

...Columbia County Commission to get such a sweet deal. WHAT A GREAT SHOW and dance at the National Guard Armory last weekend. Billy Joe Royal, Tommy James and Clarence Carter. Oh, then I woke up. Just a dream, but Augusta had some good times. WHAT...

Billy Newman

HARLEM, Ga. - Billy Joe Newman, 55, husband of Glenda Griffin Newman, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Emory University Hospital...

Billy Joe Davis (EVANS, Ga.)

EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Billy Joe Davis, 62, beloved husband of Winifred Davis, entered into rest on Monday, January 3, 2011 at his residence. Funeral arrangements...

Billy Joe McCormack (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Billy Joe McCormack, 73, husband of Sarah McCormack of Bennock Mill Road entered into rest Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at Select Specialty...