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Plant A Tree In Peoplestown

Trees are being planted in your right of way!  Join Trees Atlanta and your Peoplestown neighbors in planting trees on October 4th, 2014! These trees are of no cost to homeowners! They provide shade, slow traffic, reduce crime, and add beauty […]

WAOK-AM–09/23/2014

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CBS Radio Atlanta Receives 2014 NAACP Partnership Award

CBS Radio Atlanta (WVEE-WZGC-WAOK) is the recipient of the Atlanta NAACP’s Partner of the Year Award. The honor was bestowed during the organization’s annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner that was held on Saturday, September […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2014

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Atlanta NAACP Holds 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner

The Atlanta branch of the NAACP held its 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, September 20, at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Mrs. America 2014, Austen Williams, served as Host […]

09/21/2014

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Update: Judge Sides With Fulton County On Property Tax Hike

The Fulton County State House Republican Caucus is suing the Fulton County Commission over its decision to raise the millage rate. Supporters of the increase say additional revenue is needed to avoid massive cuts in […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2014

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Atlanta Religious Leaders Tell Elected Officials That Voting Is Sacred

African-American and white clergy in Atlanta held a prayer vigil and news conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. They called on Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Secretary […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2014

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ATLANTA UP CLOSE – 9/13/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with me as your host, Erica Walker… A recap of the “Cultural Experience Project” celebration that took place on Wednesday at the Rialto Center for the Arts, observing 10 […]

WVEE-FM–09/12/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Atlanta Up Close: 9/6/14

This weekend on Atlanta Up Close…. I have the pleasure of interviewing two fabulous women who have lost HUNDREDS of pounds due to the support they receive from an anonymous group of FOOD ADDICTS.  They’ll […]

WVEE-FM–09/05/2014

Erica Walker (Host of Atlanta Up Close) and Dr. Lt. Carlisha Gentles (Founder of Dissipating Disparities, Inc.)

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“Atlanta Up Close” Line Up for 8/9/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with Erica Walker… From Clayton County, Scott Petite, founder and director of Life Skills Foundation, Inc. tells us about his organization’s new location right in the heart of the […]

WVEE-FM–08/08/2014

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