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Larry Reid

6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Weekdays

Larry Reid graduated from Western Carolina University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Radio/Television/Film and a minor in music. He has been at WKXR since 1988 and became program and music director at the station in 1990. Since then Larry has become a staple in the Randolph County Community, You can catch Larry him every weekday morning, bright and early from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Austin Gregory graduated from Western Carolina University in 2017 with a Bachelor's of Science in Communication, with Concentrations in Public Relations and Journalism. He began his career at WKXR in August of 2018, and in addition to being on-air, is a social media consultant and web designer. In his spare time, Austin enjoys baseball, coffee, running and spending time outside.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Weekdays

Austin Gregory

Patrick Kilmartin

Milton McDowell

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Weekdays

Patrick Kilmartin is on air from 4-7 on weekday afternoons and Saturdays from 11-3. On top of radio, some of his passions include music, his one-time dream of being a teenage hand model and passionately defending the merits of North Carolina style BBQ against other (wrong) regional variants.

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturdays

Milton McDowell comes your way every Saturday afternoon! Milton has been involved in radio and Randolph County since he was a kid, returning for the second time after a previous stint several years ago with WKXR. Keeping you informed and up-to-date on what's happening on the next week ahead, Milton McDowell is with you every Saturday from 3:00 in the afternoon to 7:00 in the evening!

Cindy Baucom

Rick Jackson

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sundays

Join the NEW 94.9 FM/1260 AM every Sunday at noon for Rick Jackson's Country Classics! Rick Jackson takes you through the years with themed playlists, exploring the deeper roots of classic country music and how it pertains to songwriting, structure and story even today. Catch him Sundays 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. every Sunday on WKXR!

9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays

Saturday Mornings on the NEW 94.9 FM/1260 AM are filled with Knee Deep in Bluegrass with Cindy Baucom. For over 35 years Cindy has been playing bluegrass, and you can only catch it on the NEW 94.9 FM/1260 AM and online at WKXR.com.


WKXR Sports

Your Randolph County Sports Leader!

94.9 FM Sports Crew

The New 94.9 FM sports team brings you Steve Morgan, Scott Faglier, Ron Bennett, Austin Gregory and a lot more for all your Randolph County sports needs! Whether it's the tip off, the kickoff or the first pitch, The New 94.9 FM brings you all the action LIVE in and around Randolph County.

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Randolph County News

Randolph County Sports Calendar

Local Community Calendar

Sights to See in Randolph County


Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! For any questions, comments or requests, please call (336) 625-1260 or wkxr@atomic.net.