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...

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Rants & Raves

...where visitors should next go, including routing them to two different trolley tours in town: AMCVB and Laney Museum trolleys . WGAC HAS REALLY screwed up taking off the Coffee Break with Harley and Mary Liz. They have made a big mistake.

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...

Rants & Raves

...ranter that was upset with radio station WGAC when they replaced Herman Cain with that...the real problems of today. I have quit WGAC and tune into 94.5 FM Greenville and...TOTALLY AGREE with the Rants and Raves about WGAC, but my reason for leaving is all the...

Rants & Raves

...APGA (Asian Professional Golf Association). It's no fun to watch anymore. WHAT HAS HAPPENED to the morning show on the WGAC radio where they talked down the president? It's just commercials now. Bring back the Republicans! I TRIED TO WATCH THE...

Rants & Raves

...30. I have one on three of my TVs and I get 13 channels. CAN ANYONE TELL me what has happened to the morning talk show on WGAC radio? Sure, it was all one-sided, but it beat a solid half-hour of commercials. IRS CHIEF SAYS all the problems with...

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...

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...