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Don Nork was one of the original announcers when WPGC-AM signed on April 24th, 1954. He was married to Mary Nork, a secretary working at the station at the same time.



Chad Maddox writes:

I came across this site and wanted to give you some details about Don Nork. He was my grandfather, and he passed away from a heart attack on May 17, 1988. After leaving the station, he moved to Florida. He was divorced from Mary (way before my time, so I don't have many details on her), and met my grandmother, Beatrice in Hollywood, FL. He went to work for General Electric at Cape Canaveral, and later transferred with GE to Greenville, SC where he worked until retiring in 1985.

I was raised by grandparents, so he was more of a father to me, and I couldn't have asked for a better example to live by. He used to tell me stories of his radio days, and the people that he had the opportunity to meet. It was all very fascinating to me. I'm glad I found this site, and had the opportunity to learn more about the station.



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2/29/04 Ed Walker on: Don Nork - :56



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