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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-05-29/springfield-entertain
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/20/bus_228543.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/18/let_384938.shtml
Letters
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-02/wbbq-other-stations-move-new-
Metro
Paul Adams

...career followed dual careers in radio and firefighting. His major achievements include more than 26 years as a Disc Jockey at WBBQ; A Richmond County Fire Dept. lieutenant; implementing 911 systems for Richmond County as well as Clayton, Pierce, Rockdale...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175266166
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/14/op_230893.shtml
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/10/let_383695.shtml
Letters
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/edi_219764.shtml
Editorials
You Remembered: Savannah River Raft Race

...by the Augusta Jaycees and Jaycettes. I happened to be chairman of the event in '83; we had 3,500 entries. AB Beverage, WBBQ and The Augusta Chronicle were sponsors. I'll never forget Buddy Carr when he started the phrase; "Swim, Willie, swim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/you-remembered-savannah-rive
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/28/let_386539.shtml
Letters