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  • Thomas Rhett Weighs the Advantages of Headlining His Own Shows Versus Being an Opening Act

    Thomas Rhett Weighs the Advantages of Headlining His Own Shows Versus Being an Opening Act

    As one of country’s hottest rising stars, Thomas Rhett has started to play his own headlining shows here and there. He’s spent most of this year on the road opening for his pals Florida Georgia Line, and Thomas sees advantages to both approaches to touring at this point in his career. “They’re just different,” Thomas explains. “You know, when we do our own shows, we play longer. You don’t really have to start at a certain amount of time, and you don’t have to really end at a certain amount of time. So, I would say, when you do your […]

  • Chamber of Commerce boasts new Executive President

    SANFORD–Meg Moss, who served for six years as Executive Director of Lee County Industries has been hired as Executive President of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce to succeed Bob Joyce. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Lee County’s unemployment rate up again

    SANFORD–Down in May, Lee County’s unemployment rate has spiraled upward, again, joining several other counties with an increase in rates. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • James Holmes 'Never Harmed Anyone' Until Massacre, Mom Says

    James Holmes 'Never Harmed Anyone' Until Massacre, Mom Says

    (CENTENNIAL, Colo.) — Arlene Holmes smiled at her son James as she sat down in the witness box Wednesday, stuttering as nerves caused her to misspell her middle name. But she soon had the courtroom’s attention as she made a desperate bid to save his life as he faces the death penalty for the 2012 Aurora, Colorado massacre. She revealed how three years ago, her life changed forever when an early morning phone call woke her and her husband and she was told that there had been a mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater. At first, the Holmes thought […]

  • 911 Dispatcher Who Hung Up on Friend of Teen Dying from Gunshot Resigns

    911 Dispatcher Who Hung Up on Friend of Teen Dying from Gunshot Resigns

    (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — A 911 call dispatcher at the Albuquerque Fire Department has resigned after audio was released from a recent emergency call in which he told a teen, who called to report her friend had been shot, to “deal with it yourself” before abruptly hanging up. This past June 26, Esperanza Quintero, 17, made a 911 call after her friend Jaydon Chavez-Silver, also 17, was shot in a drive-by shooting at a house party, the Albuquerque Police Department told ABC News Wednesday. Matthew Sanchez, the dispatcher who answered the call, can be heard repeatedly asking if the victim is […]

  • American Dentist Who Admitted Killing Cecil the Lion Sends Patients Letter About Incident

    American Dentist Who Admitted Killing Cecil the Lion Sends Patients Letter About Incident

    (NEW YORK) — Walter Palmer, the American dentist who admitted to killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, recently sent out a letter to the patients of River Bluff Dental, his Bloomington, Minnesota, dental practice that remained closed with the shades down as of Wednesday afternoon. Palmer’s letter to his patients sent via email Tuesday night began by explaining his hobby of hunting, which he referred to as “one of my passions outside dentistry.” “To my valued patients: As you may have already heard, I have been in the news over the last few days for reasons that have nothing to […]