The Star City is my home. I began my broadcasting career in 1973 as a junior at
During those year's I worked at 1240 WROV, K92 from 1980 to 1992, and in
I spent five and a half years at Your Hometown Station - WDBJ7 doing News 7 Mornin' before returning to my deep, deep "radio roots" in 1997.
In March 2008, I came in third place in City Magazine's "Best Radio Personalities." I've always said, I have the best listeners in the world. Thank-you so much for tuning in every day. It wouldn't be nearly as much fun without you.
I love doing mornings. However, the 3A alarm comes early. You know what they say, "early to bed, early to rise..." Well, I'm still waiting on the "wealthy" part to that one.
My wife, Glenna and I, were married in 1989. It was the "best thing" that ever happened to me. That was also our "first dance" song at our wedding.
We have four kids - Snuggles, Kisses, Tigger and Michael (all with four legs and tails.) They're the purrrr-fect kids.
On last night’s live performance of ‘The Voice,’ fellow coach Christina Aguilera suggested that Blake Shelton had the strongest team. He has the two strongest competitors left in Season 3, and he’s essentially fighting himself in the competition. And did CeeLo (being under the weather) hurt his remaining team members or was Train frontman, Pat Monahan a huge help as mentoring coach? Is Melanie Martinez in trouble from Team Adam? Blake called her performance of "The Show" different.
Dancing With the Stars co-host, Brooke Burke-Charvet, is scheduled to undergo surgery for her thyroid cancer later this week.
Is it over for the Bieb and Selena? Maybe not. The two were seen holding hands at KIIS-FM's Jingle Ball concert in L.A. over the weekend.
Many celebrities have declared they love Honey Boo Boo, but not Adam Levine. In fact, he HATES the show. He completely trashed TLC’s show in an interview with GQ magazine saying quote: “Honey Boo Boo’ is the DECAY of Western civilization.”
Forbes out with their annual list of highest earning musicians- Taylor Swift leads the country pack at #8 with $57 million, Toby Keith & Justin Bieber tied for 10th with $55 million and Kenny Chesney was 17th with $44 million. Overall, Hip Hop Mogul Dr. Dre topped the list with $110 million.
The Band Perry leads off a week of big video premieres at CMT with the Tuesday launch of their new "Better Dig Two" clip all day today during music hours. Check out Kimberly with her hair up. Nice.
The video for Keith Urban's collaboration with Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Williams on "And So It Goes" premieres Wednesday on CMT.com and CMT Pure.
On Friday, Martina McBride's new holiday video for "Please Come Home for Christmas" debuts.
62% of U.S. households have at least one cell phone not in use. That's enough to create a phone path stretching from San Francisco to the North Pole and back!
Why are we holding onto them? The #1 reason is because we don't know how to erase our personal data! We're afraid of it getting out.
Is this your ring tone? I hope not. Rob Duameyer from the Business Courier says there's a good chance your cell phone ringtone is making you look stupid.
Here are three things you need to think about before uploading a ringtone...
#1... if the ringtone would make a teenage boy laugh, or teenage girl cry, delete it.
#2... If you have to explain your ringtone, delete it.
#3... When you try and mix your true personality into your professional persona, be prepared to live with the consequences. You don't really want me to LMFAO, do you?
Just So You Know...
According to IKEA, what are the top five items women look for in their homes? Their favorite pair of shoes, child’s toy, wallet, Lipstick and the remote control.
Baseball may be called America’s pastime, but the United States is clearly a football nation.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of sports fans finds that 53% say football is their favorite sport to follow. Baseball was a distant second with 16% support, while basketball is the favorite of 11%. Six percent (6%) of Americans prefer hockey, with no other sport including soccer, auto racing, golf and tennis reaching five percent (5%).
It's a tradition the U.S. Marines are proud of. They brought out two trucks to handle the toys for the event, including a 7-ton military truck. The Marines collected over 3000 toys.
It's not too late to donate. You can still do so through the 14th of December at the following locations:
Lowes in Salem at 840 West Main Street
Roanoke Valley Harley-Davidson at 1925 Peters Creek Road Northwest
Rick Woodson Honda at 3311 Peters Creek Road Northwest.