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Chris Rhoads

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I started my radio career in Ocala back in 1989. From there I went to Orlando for 17 years and then up to Jacksonville for 5. I love cranking the tunes here on The Hog, weekdays 10-3pm. I play guitar and love hanging at the beach with my beautiful wife and two children. I’m into concerts, football, NASCAR, hockey, fgolf and riding motorcycles any chance I get. I pull for #24 and #48 in NASCAR,  the Canadiens and Lightning in hockey, the Bucs, Jags and Noles in Football and Phil and Adam when golfs on TV.  See you at the next concert! I love to personalize my endorsements with real life experiences, always keeping the listener and clients best interest in mind.  I’ve been endorsing national and local clients on an annual basis my whole career.

House Seeks To Defend Medical Marijuana Law


Tallahassee, FL – The Florida House is seeking to intervene in a potentially far-reaching legal battle about the constitutionality of a 2017 law that set regulations for the state’s medical-marijuana industry. House lawyers last week requested approval to help defend the law, which was designed to carry out a constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana. A Leon County circuit ... Read More »

Hurricane Insured Losses Top $2 Billion


With residents and businesses gradually reporting claims, the estimated insured losses from Hurricane Michael have topped $2 billion, according to data compiled by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. As of Monday afternoon, 108,560 claims had been filed, with estimated insured losses at $2.034 billion. The largest number of claims, 77,239, involved residential property. By far, the largest number of ... Read More »

Tourism Marketing Backed After Hurricane, Red Tide


Tallahassee, FL – The state’s tourism-marketing arm wants to send a message to potential visitors: Hurricane damage and fish-killing red tide don’t cover all of the Sunshine State. The Visit Florida Board of Directors on Tuesday approved an $8.89 million marketing campaign intended to address the hurricane and red-tide issues and protect the state’s brand by stressing what is open ... Read More »

New Area Code Dialed Up For June


A new area code to keep up with Central Florida growth will start in June. The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday set a June 4 implementation date for the 689 area code, which will overlay the 407 area code in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and parts of Lake and Volusia counties. The area code, which was approved by the commission ... Read More »

VUE & VCS Reach Contract Agreement


DeLand, FL –Â It’s been half a year of negotiation and bargaining, now the Volusia County School district and the teachers’ union finally make a deal. The settlement reached between the VCS negotiation team and the teachers’ union that Volusia Schools calls “historic.” Negotiations came to an end around 7 p.m. last night (October 30th) with a round of applause ... Read More »

Best and Worst candies for Halloween


Around 10:00 P.M. tonight, you’re going to get to finally tear into your kids’ Halloween haul and eat whatever you want.  So make sure you raid intelligently. The website CandyStore.com just ran a survey of more than 40,000 people to figure out the ultimate Halloween candy rankings.  And here’s what they found.   The top 10 are:     1.  ... Read More »

BCC Q&A: Submit your Jaguars questions!


You have questions, we have answers! (Unfortunately.) Submit questions for this week and see if yours are included. The Jacksonville Jaguars just got done with their trade deadline work and are on a bye week! Let’s talk football, folks. Submit your question by filling out the embedded form below. Or just click here. Loading… …read more Source:: JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Read More »

Daytona Beach Home Sales Rise Again In September


Daytona Beach, FL –Â While it might have been slower than the September prior, single-family home sales across the Daytona Beach area rose for the second straight month. The Daytona Beach Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reported that 390 single-family homes were sold in the greater Daytona Beach area with a median price of $232,500 in September. While August saw more ... Read More »

Let the power rankings record show the Jaguars are bad


The Jacksonville Jaguars are losers of their fourth straight game, this time dropping a game at “homeâ€� in London to the Philadelphia Eagles — Carson Wentz looked like an alien, the run game was non-existent, and Blake Bortles played okay but wasn’t able to do anything more than impersonate a potato on the potentially game-winning drive. Any guess to what ... Read More »