WGAC was launchpad for many country, bluegrass artists in area

...airwaves, but that's what happened when WGAC-AM (580) went on the air 65 years ago...simultaneously by the two stations shortly after WGAC took the air with its first regularly scheduled...Augusta Chronicle reported the next day. WGAC officially went on the air at 5 p.m...

Ramblin' Rhodes
WGAC reporter is found dead in home

A reporter for WGAC radio was found dead at his Augusta residence...and other events and breaking news for WGAC 580 News, was found dead at about 11 a...got their beat," said Austin Rhodes, a WGAC radio talk show host who had worked with...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Nostalgic for radio host

...about Augusta and Richmond County, I think back 35 to 40 years ago when the late George Fisher entertained us on radio station WGAC in the morning.He would read the news to us, give us the time and temperature, and "march" the children off to school...

Austin Rhodes wins Rotary journalism honor

...Award to Austin Rhodes, an afternoon radio talk-show host on WGAC.The club has presented the award annually since 1979 to honor...1950s, '60s and '70s.In accepting the award, Rhodes thanked WGAC management, his co-workers and many colleagues in attendance...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:HAS THERE EVER been a radio station with announcers with a more limited vocabulary than WGAC? Austin Rhodes, Harley Drew and Ashley Brown are unbelievable. On March 6, Austin used the words "incredible" and "incredibly...

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Appling family loves delivering Good News on radio dials 24 hours a day

...frequently traveled as a feed salesman in the 1950s.While driving, he enjoyed listening to the Back to the Bible radio program on WGAC. That was back before FM radio, and the station faded as he traveled out of Augusta.He wanted to hear more Christian radio...

Rants & Raves

...HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN Boehner appears to have forgotten to file his lawsuit to stop Obama's dictatorship. RANTS TO HARLEY Drew on WGAC. He speaks terribly about the president. Whether he wants to accept it not, President Obama is the president of the United...

Power Poll

...The area's top 10 football teams as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle sports department, WJBF-TV, WRDW-TV, WGAC and other area media. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes...