88.3 Shelby NC

WGWG Sold; To Convert To Online Operation

Update 11/21: Gardner-Webb has filed to sell WGWG to Columbia International University for $1.2 Million. Columbia International already owns Christian AC “New Life 91.9” WRCM Wingate, NC in the Charlotte market. The two signals compliment each other with WGWG serving the western portions of the market and WRCM the east. Original Report 6/28: Gardner-Webb University has announced it is in negotiations to sell AAA “88.3 The Range” WGWG Boiling Springs, NC and will convert the station to an online only operation. In a statement to the Shelby Star, WGWG GM Noel Manning points out an extra incentive from switching from a non-commercial license to an online station. “Stepping back from an FM frequency frees you a little bit,” he said. “There are certain stipulations and r...[Read More]