Local radio station making some big changes

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Augusta announced today the debut of Georgia-Lina's New Country G105.7, effective immediately.

Georgia-Lina's New Country G105.7 will play today's hottest Country hits including the newest tracks from artists such as Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Jake Owen and Miranda Lambert. The new station will give the Central Savannah River Area a new choice for Country music.

"There is an unmistakable connection between the listeners here in Georgia-Lina and the music coming out of Nashville.  The fact that Lady Antebellum is from Augusta and Darius Rucker is from right up the road, as well as a slew of other up and coming artists that are shaping the sound of new Country music says it all," said Travis Dylan, Operations Manager, Clear Channel Augusta.  "We are ready to serve our listeners loyally with Georgia-Lina's New Country G105.7."

"We are very excited to introduce Georgia-Lina's New Country G105.7 to the Country music lovers in our community," said Ivy Elam, Market Manager, Clear Channel Augusta.  "Country music has never been more popular and with the addition of G105.7 to our portfolio, Clear Channel Augusta now offers a wide variety of music choices for our listeners and exciting new ways for local businesses to connect with our community."

Fans can listen to G105.7, via the station's website, www.g1057.com,  as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service.  iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.  iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities.  New - iHeartRadio Talk feature (now in beta) offers on-demand listener-created talk content alongside popular news, celebrity and entertainment "audiosodes." iHeartRadio Talk also features "Daily Pulse," a customizable Talk channel featuring the most up-to-date news and culture highlights, to which users can add or remove content that is most important to them.