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Name:Bill Currie
Hometown:High Point, NC
Born:December 6, 1924
Died:February 11, 2008
Notes:UNC basketball and football radio voice (1962-1971); Nicknamed "Mouth of the South"

Chansky’s Notebook: Tar Heels’ Legend
The marriage of Woody Durham and UNC was just perfect. Woody would often say he was a lucky guy who led a blessed life. He...

How Charlie Scott chose UNC and became the Tar Heels' first black scholarship athlete
When word got around that Lefty Driesell had a black recruit all lined up at Davidson, the rest of the college basketball world, at least...

Tudor: Woody Durham could have been a TV sports star
Woody Durham was a hit on television, too. It's not widely remembered, but Durham gradually walked away from the sports anchor job at Greensboro's WFMY-TV...

Mouth Of The South Dominated The Radio
When Bill Currie passed away recently it ended the life of one of the most flamboyant and popular broadcasters this state has ever known. And...

Bill Currie's escapades legendary
Widely remembered and often told is the story of Bill Currie and his nap casket. It's not true, but there are so many fantastical stories...

'Mouth of the South' was a memorable character in life
He was Bill Currie. He was something else. He was the “Mouth of the South,” the radio voice of University of North Carolina basketball and...

Former announcer Bill Currie dies at 83
Bill Currie, known as the "Mouth of the South" during his days as a popular radio and television personality in North Carolina, died "a Tar...

Bill Currie put 'outrageous' spin on sports
Bill Currie, a legendary Pittsburgh TV sports commentator known for donning brightly colored sports coats adorned with a boutonnière, has died. Mr. Currie died of...

Bill Currie, former voice of the Tar Heels, dies
Bill Currie, former radio play-by-play man for University of North Carolina sports, has died at age 85, television station KDKA in Pittsburgh reports. Currie, who...



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