Quite a bit this month, so please keep scrolling down.
On July 6, 1979, Bob Crews broadcast his 20th Anniversary in Radio program on WBAG, playing songs from 1959 to 1979. At about 8:45, Paul Allen came in and asked to sit in. Paul then proceeded to take over the program and presented Crews with a G-rated Friars Club Roast, featuring comments from Paul, Bob Fahnrich, Kirk Puckett, Robert Tucker, Bill Henderson and others. It's in two parts at the WBAG Audio
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In 1980, Kirk Puckett challenged the Burlington Times News sports staff in picking football winners
Here's a promotion piece
done for WBAG News with Bill Henderson, Mike Thompson and Kirk from 1982.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show often had references to small colleges and universities, and an Elon shirt was worn in one episode by Ted Knight, in character as Ted Baxter. Ted worked at WFNS in the 50s. Story and shirts being modeled in 1981 by Bill Diffee, Kirk Puckett and Bob Crews and are found on the WBAG Miscellaneous
WBAG did a Skate-a-Thon for Easter Seals in 1982 that was reported to Radio and Records. Here's the article
, complete with a picture of Kirk Puckett and Chip Chase (McCraw).
(McCraw) had the opportunity to interview Chubby Checker when he appeared at the Ramada Inn in 1982. And here's a picture of Chip hard at work
evenings on WBAG
Some publicity for the website, thanks to a suggestion by Ted Nelson to Executive Editor Madison Taylor of the Burlington Times News. The article written by Steve Huffman appeared in the May 10th edition. Times News feature
Alamance County lost a 40-year radio veteran with the passing of Bill Huff in June. Read the obituary here
Times News Executive Editor Maxwell Taylor's tribute is here.
Rockingham County also lost a veteran in June as Caswell "Moon" Mullins passed away. His information is at