Springfield to entertain for WBBQ anniversary party

...concert to celebrate the 65th anniversary of WBBQ-FM, an influential radio station...For Yeargain and many other Augustans, WBBQ stands out as an influential radio station...to," he said.Radio stations such as WBBQ helped Springfield's well-known single...

WBBQ cutting news staff

...next two weeks, because radio station WBBQ's white cars won't be around much anymore...Augusta's most popular radio stations, WBBQ was started in 1947 by principal investor...1997 that he had lung cancer, he donated WBBQ and its sister station WZNY (105.7...

WBBQ's ratings will surely drop now

I have been listening to WBBQ all my life. I remember as a little girl playing the phone contests...mostly from the disappointed one-time fans of the once-great WBBQ. WBBQ management didn't even give us a chance to say "bye." Or give...

WBBQ, other stations to move to new locations

Radio station WBBQ is leaving North Augusta, and television...Harbison said.The six stations are WBBQ-FM (104.3), WEKL-FM (105.7...107.7) and WYNF-AM (1340)."WBBQ has been at the Georgia Avenue building...

Mourns loss of 'WBBQ Mobile News'

...of them was George Weiss, former owner of WBBQ Radio. Another, strangely enough, alsoinvolves WBBQ. This time, it is the passing of one of...casts of the Central Savannah River Area: WBBQ Mobile News. The new owners of WBBQ have...

Opinion columns
Listener leaves WBBQ as fired DJs have

...will now be viewed as just another station. It's a shame that those responsible for maintaining the listening audience at WBBQ were implicated as the reasons for the decline in market share. As a listener, I would more likely suspect reasons such as...

Remembers `gentleman' of WBBQ

...the younger audience wanted less news. He also knew that whenever the public wanted to know what was happening, they tuned to WBBQ. Swapping formats and personalities was a risk, but Mr. Weiss knew it would work. He was right. As Mr. Weiss' life was...

New DJs not unappealing to listeners

I was shocked to turn on WBBQ and hear different people on my station. I have listened to WBBQ since I was a kid (I am 45 now and no longer...I didn't know anyone who didn't listen to WBBQ. Now, I don't know anyone who does. I depended...

Rants and Raves

Comments from readers: I AGREE WITH the person who said WBBQ is wrong to let Rebecca and John go. They have been an important...to their show and I really am going to miss them. I believe WBBQ is making a serious mistake, and I wish they would reconsider...

Metro | Rants and raves
Radio station will see changes

...contemporary radio station Thursday and fired WBBQ-FM's disc jockeys. In the coming weeks...possible format and programming changes to WBBQ (104.3), one of the company's seven...through the mid-1990s. In the meantime, WBBQ will continue to broadcast its current...