Expect radio chatter to boom
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Some compare it to trying to land a date for the prom. Really, it's just two parties haggling over a potentially lucrative business deal.

Services for hip-hop artist to be held today
Ralph Chimon Davis, better known on Athens' hip-hop scene by his performer name "Figaro," died Monday. He was 31.

Forum: Obama, talk radio and road rage, sort of
My mother doesn't like to talk to me on the phone when I'm driving, so she made her point that the world is in worse shape than she'd ever seen it in her 80-plus years, then hung up. I diluted her grim words with rock radio and was thoroughly enjoying an Eagles song I'd hated in 1975, when a man in a Dodge Caravan honked and motioned for me to roll down my window.

Bill Brackner: Talk-radio commentary misled
I'm shocked and amazed the Banner-Herald published the misleading material in Sunday's commentary by Jon Sinton, founding president of the liberal Air America Radio.

Retractable Leash, Light and Radio
Night walks with your dog require a leash and a light. With this gadget, you'll not only get a retractable leash and light in one, but a built-in radio as well. It's great for daytime jaunts, too, when the light can stay off until you need it. A clip allows for easy carrying on your belt, belt loop or bag. $24.99 at Target.

GPB radio show on location at this year's AthFest
In the early days of AthFest - back when the main stage was located at the eastern end of Washington Street in the vicinity of the Classic Center - Susan Staley's "Georgia Mountain Stage" concerts provided the perfect closing notes for the three-day music-and-arts festival.

Ham operators stay prepared
The Oconee Amateur Radio Society (OCARS) joined thousands of ham radio operators across the country in testing their emergency capabilities the weekend of June 26 and 27.

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