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The Way We Were: 1950s Broad Street

...Zieglers, at 607 Broad, or at Club 21 with the well-lighted "C-L-U-B" spelled vertically in the middle of the block.WGAC Radio is there on the corner, "58 on the dial." It might be broadcasting Sammy Kaye's Orchestra, which the old advertisements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-21/way-we-were-photo-broad-stree
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/rho_27870.shtml
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/met_1092.shtml
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-28/nostalgic-radio-host
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-24/austin-rhodes-wins-rotary-jo
You remembered: The Miller Theater

...The Song of the South at the Miller. Not long after I went to WGAC and tried out for the Youth Review and sang "Zip-a-de-do-da...fun, the $2 everyone got.I still have the pictures with the WGAC announcer and the great lady that played the piano. We always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/you-remembered-miller-theate
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/rants-raves
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-11/power-poll
North Augusta tops latest 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-09-30/north-augusta-tops-la
North Augusta remains atop area 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-10-07/north-augusta-remains