Highway 64 with Big Al

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BIG AL has over 25 years of experience behind a microphone, with a vast knowledge of Country Music. All of his experience is from right here in the Alleghany Highlands. BIG AL is one of us! He’s lived in the Highlands for over 48 years. He knows the people and has many ties to local news and local events. If it’s happening, BIG AL is on top of it!

On Highway 64 with BIG AL, Al will bring you “ Continuous Country Favorites” every Monday thru Friday from 6am until 9am. He’ll also update you on your school lunch menus, country music news, current events and world happenings that are important to you and your family. BIG AL is also bringing back local and star birthdays to BIG COUNTRY mornings.

Having a special event or sale? BIG AL will be glad to broadcast LIVE to endorse your business or product. He can even bring Highway 64 with BIG AL to your place of business. Please contact our sales representatives for more details and pricing.

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This is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom for Friday, December 6, 2019:This is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom for Friday, December 6, 2019:

Coming up in this afternoon's news:

Clifton Forge Main Street invites you to “Winter Wonderland” this evening at 6 p.m., their annual Christmas Parade, which will begin at the intersection of Ridgeway and Roxbury Street and will continue down Ridgeway Street, through the historic district.

Several outdated laws remain on the books in the State of Virginia, and the State Corporation Commission has recommended that these finally be repealed.

The Executive Director of the Republican Party of Virginia is stepping down.

A year long process to create a strategy to, among other things, attract new investments to the area, will begin in Greenbrier County in May 2020.

We’ll have details on these stories and more this afternoon on the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom with Peter Killeen at 3, 4, and 5 p.m.

To listen LIVE go to:

103.5 Big Country

101.9 The River

Oldies Radio 107.5


Covington and Surrounding areas for Friday, December 6, 2019:

ROBERT OWEN “BOBBY” SCRUGGS, age 92, of 1301 Woodlawn Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Thursday, December 5, 2019 at his residence. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Reverend Lynn Wright and Col. Jeffrey Allen U.S.A.F., retired, officiating. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by members of the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033 Veterans of Foreign Wars of Covington. The family will visit with friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at Nicely Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Central United Methodist Church Men’s Bible Class, P.O. Box 16, Clifton Forge, VA 24422. To send condolences to the family online, please visit

MOLLIE LOUISA “LOUISA” VAN DEVENDER VEST, age 80, formerly of Linden, Virginia died Monday, December 2, 2019 at Accordius Health at Clemmons in Clemmons, North Carolina. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00PM in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, Virginia with Reverend Lynn Wright officiating. Interment will immediately follow. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:30PM until 1:30PM at Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge, prior to the graveside service. To send condolences to the family online, please visit

Arritt Funeral Home in Covington will host their annual Holiday Remembrance Service on Sunday, December 8 at 4 p.m. in the chapel, with the Rev. Stephanie Clark officiating. This service is to assist families coping with the Christmas season after the death of a loved one. For a number of years this service has been conducted by the staff of Arritt Funeral Home to provide a meaningful worship experience for area families that are grieving during the holiday season.

Many families that have participated in this service over the years have noted that holidays are the most difficult times of the year to get through emotionally. This service is not just for families that have experienced a loss in this year, but for anyone who wishes to honor and remember their loved ones during this special season.

As in past years, Arritt Funeral Home will have dove ornaments engraved with the name of the family member that they have served this year. Families may pick up their ornament following the service.

Have a great Friday!

This is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom for Friday, December 6, 2019:
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