The Epperson family is keeping the music alive on the radio for us to listen to since WPAQ’s founder Ralph Epperson died in 2006. His brothers and sisters and their children have stations all over the United States. Ralph’s daughter Deborah Stringer has WBRF and WWWJ in Galax, VA. Kelly Epperson is running WPAQ and WSYD in Mount Airy, NC since his dad died.
I am happy Kelly promotes the old time, bluegrass and gospel music for us like Ralph did in the early years. He carries on the tradition of playing the music of the Blue Ridge that Ralph promised the FCC when he started the station in 1948. WPAQ is in good hands with Kelly.
I am missing Ralph, but it is good to know that his dream is still alive.