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August 2021

Update On WMIE and WIXC      8-4-21
Keith Willis, our South Brevard correspondent, says  WMIE-FM 91.5/102.3 was heard only for 2-3 days with faint signals. They are not heard currently. WIXC-AM 1060 is back on with sports talk...

Marty Stebbins Passes At 81       8-6-21
Marty Stebbins who began his Florida broadcasting career in 1966 at Deland's WOOO-AM 1310 has died at his Altamonte Springs home.  Marty went on to other radio stations in Central Florida before beginning a long TV career in 1969. Kathleen Christiansen of the Orlando Sentinel has written a wonderful article on Marty. 
In Memory

Happy Birthday To Us      8-7-21
We are celebrating our 18th year on the Internet.
None of these pages would have been possible without the support of my "head cheerleader", the love of my life, my wife, Wilma. Thanks to everyone who contributed pictures, info, sound clips (and other contributions) to the site and keeping this a true history of Central Florida Radio. There's a whole lot more to come, so stay tuned...  

Marc Bernier Suffering From Covid-19       8-9-21
Marc Bernier is fighting
Covid-induced pneumonia. Marc was off the air last week and was diagnosed on this past Friday. Marc was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. Marc's listeners know he was a person who did not believe in vaccinations. Here's wishing you a quick recovery, Marc

SOLD: WYGC     8-12-21
Hitmaker Music Group, LLC has purchased WYGC-FM 104.9 from JVC Media of Florida for $350,000.

Fez Whatley Passes     8-17-21
Todd Hillier, better known as Fez Whatley of the "Ron and Ron Show" passed away on August 13. He was 57. 
In Memory

Congrats!     8-17-21
Congratulations go to WMFE-FM 90.7's Amy Green and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting for winning awards for Environmental Reporting and Continuing Coverage or Series; “Drained”, from the Society of Professional News Journalists.

Marc Bernier Passes      8-29-21
Marc Bernier, WNDB-AM 1150/FM 93.5 afternoon host as died after battling Covid-induced pneumonia. Marc entered the hospital on Aug. 7 and died last night. Marc did not believe in vaccinations.  In Memory

Happy Birthday!     8-30-21
Former WORJ-FM 107.7 Program Director, Lee Arnold celebrates tomorrow. Lee keeps WORJ alive at worj.com. Happy Birthday, Lee!

Tribute To Marc Bernier      8-30-21
WNDB-AM 1150/FM 93.5 will celebrate the life of Marc Bernier tomorrow at 3PM. 

Hannity Replacing Bernier On WNDB      8-31-21
WNDB-AM 1150/FM 93.5 will be taking The Sean Hannity Show live at 3PM-6PM weekdays replacing Marc Bernier who passed away two days ago. Joe Pags will follow live at 6PM-9PM. 
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