Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Chamber of Commerce New Teacher Project Underway

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce education committee is actively pursuing a project right now. Chamber President Carol Smith tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/TEACHAPP7-16-12.mp3|titles=TEACHAPP7-16-12] Drop your donations off at the Chamber office…

  • SHSU Football Dinner & Auction Coming Up

    SHSU’S 24TH Annual football dinner and auction is set for Friday, July 27th, at the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Doors will open and the silent auction will begin at 5 PM. Assistant Coach Ben Beasley…

  • “Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells Dies at 92

    “Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells Dies at 92

    Country Music Hall of Fame member Kitty Wells. GAC sends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Kitty Wells. Nashville’s WKRN reports Wells, known as the “Queen of Country Music”, died today at the…

  • Kitty Wells Dies at Age 92

    Kitty Wells Dies at Age 92

    The Queen of Country Music, Kitty Wells, died Monday (July 16) at her home in Madison, Tenn., at age 92. Her husband of more than 70 years, country singer Johnnie Wright, died Sept. 27, 2011,…

  • Dierks Bentley Records Theme Song for Weeds

    Dierks Bentley Records Theme Song for Weeds

    Dierks Bentley photo courtesy of Capitol Nashville. Dierks Bentley will be a part of Showtime’s eighth and final season of Weeds. Dierks is among the artists who recorded the show’s theme song, a rendition of…

  • Edens Edge on the Cusp of Country Stardom

    Edens Edge on the Cusp of Country Stardom

    With a debut album, a hit song and a big tour, Edens Edge is right on target. The trio will travel with Rascal Flatts this summer, showcasing the singles “Too Good to Be True” and…

  • RaeLynn Signs Record Deal with Republic Nashville

    RaeLynn Signs Record Deal with Republic Nashville

    RaeLynn photo by Jewel Cole, courtesy of Republic Nashville. RaeLynn, the 18-year-old Team Blake competitor from the season two of The Voice, has signed a record deal with Republic Nashville. Blake Shelton chose her for…

  • Wade Hayes Opens Up to Country Weekly About His Battle with Cancer

    Wade Hayes Opens Up to Country Weekly About His Battle with Cancer

    Photo courtesy of Country Weekly. Wade Hayes is featured on the cover of the current issue of Country Weekly, opening up to the magazine about his battle with stage IV colon cancer. “I really do…

  • Sara Evans Discusses Divorce, Family & Fitness

    Sara Evans Discusses Divorce, Family & Fitness

    Sara Evans photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Sara Evans has performing for sold out crowds down to a science these days. She’s also an expert in running her large, blended family with husband Jay…

  • OFFSTAGE: Zac Brown Goes Straight-Up R&B

    OFFSTAGE: Zac Brown Goes Straight-Up R&B

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Usually, it’s an artist from another genre going country or making a “country…