The need is real… That’s why this year’s 20th annual Tree of Giving is so important. Brought to you by Amerigroup, we are collecting gifts for children right here in our community, identified by various organizations that know their needs. You can choose from two ways to help 1. PURCHASE GIFTS FOR A SPECIFIC CHILD […]

Christmas at Wild Adventures is “Wild & Bright” this holiday season, and you could win tickets from The Kix Crew to enjoy it for yourself! Make sure you’re listening closely for your chance to win four tickets to check out the newly revamped holiday celebration at Wild Adventures, “Christmas Wild & Bright!” Over the next […]

“Shotgun” Charlie Walker keeps you up to date with all the area happenings, “Time Saver Traffic Reports”, news with Lee Henderson and South Georgia’s most accurate weather source, 99.5 Kix Country regional weather forecast. Got birthdays and anniversaries? Call or text via the Tech Squad Text Line 229-253-0995 Monday through Friday from 6am to 7:30.

The woman who invented windshield wipers in 1903 never made any money from them, because car companies told her they would be distracting to drivers and there was no market for them.  But after she let the patent expire, they caught on. In the country Andorra in Europe, it’s illegal NOT to own a gun.  […]

60 years ago – In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. declared “I Have A Dream!” to 250,000 people in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. 116 years ago – In 1907, two Seattle teenagers started up a local delivery service called American Messenger Company.   Today, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan’s little company […]

The summit of Mount Everest is about the size of two Ping-Pong tables. Hillary Clinton worked at a salmon cannery in Alaska after she graduated college, but got fired for being too slow at scooping out salmon guts. The first text message ever was sent on December 3rd, 1992 by a British engineer.  And it said […]

1993 “When My Ship Comes In” by Clint Black peaks at No. 1. 1995 Elton John & Tim Rice take home an Oscar for “Can You Feel The Love Tonight.” 1995 “Forrest Gump” wins six Oscars. 1998 The FDA approves Viagra. 1999 “How Forever Feels” by Kenny Chesney peaks at No. 1.

The Country Club with Dee Jay Silver takes over South Georgia’s Saturday nights. Dee Jay Silver brings listeners a high-energy country dance party that takes country radio to a whole new level and features mixes and mash-ups of hits from country music’s biggest stars and newcomers, with an infusion of unique rhythms.

John Hughes came up with the idea for “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” on February 25th, 1985 . . . pitched and sold it on the 26th . . . and finished the screenplay on March 3rd. Perfumes were originally put near the door at department stores to cover the smell of horse manure and car […]

Checkout an interview Shotgun had with what he said was the greatest walking rock legends of all time. Grammy award winner, singer, artist, actor and all over great guy, Meatloaf!!!

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