Augusta's Dan Miller gets plaque on Music City Walk of Fame

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Dan Miller, a media personality from Au­gusta, was honored Sun­day in Nashville, Tenn., with a plaque on the Music City Walk of Fame.

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Dan Miller's daughter Darcy Miller Lashinsky (from left); son Stephen Miller; and his daughter, McKensie Miller, pose with Miller's former co-anchorwoman, Demetria Kalodimos, next to his star during the Music City Walk of Fame induction ceremony.  Samuel M. Simpkins/The Tennessean
Samuel M. Simpkins/The Tennessean
Dan Miller's daughter Darcy Miller Lashinsky (from left); son Stephen Miller; and his daughter, McKensie Miller, pose with Miller's former co-anchorwoman, Demetria Kalodimos, next to his star during the Music City Walk of Fame induction ceremony.

Miller, born and raised in Augusta, died of a heart attack April 8, 2009, at age 67 during a visit back home for the Masters Tour­nament.

His first job in television had been as a weatherman at WRDW.

He later joined WSM-TV in Nashville and spent 16 years as its primary news anchorman and seven years as host of the Mil­ler & Company talk show.

He moved out of Nash­ville in 1986 to become the principal anchorman at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. He later became the sidekick of former Nashville weatherman and Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak on CBS’ The Pat Sajak Show.

Miller returned to Nash­ville in 1992 and resumed working for WSM.

He won many awards during his broadcasting career, including several Emmys.

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