Pam Dudding
Contributing writer

The Beane family, longtime residents of Craig County, will be flying to Los Angeles, California, to experience the 2019 Grammy Awards.


Johnny and Angie Beane were absolutely shocked to hear that they were the winners of the WDBJ-7 Grammy Award 2019 package. It will include: airfare, motel reservations, tickets to the 2019 Grammy Awards and additional spending money.

When Johnny Beane saw the advertisement on WDBJ 7 news that they were having an all expense paid trip to California, he shared with his wife Angie that it would be fun to enter. They usually watched the newscast on WDBJ 7 throughout the day anyway.

“At first I was reluctant, telling him that I thought it would just be a waste of time,” Angie said. “However, he insisted and so I entered,” Johnny told Angie, “You can’t win if you don’t enter.”

They watched various news segments throughout the day to get letters to spell out a hometown in their viewing area. “For example, Galax, Floyd, Union, Wirtz, Salem and Riner were just a few names,” they said. “After figuring out the name from the letters, we just went to their website WDBJ7.com and clicked…



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