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Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School Lady Jaguars win the 2015 GHSA Class AAA Track & Field State
Championship May 9 in Albany GA. Head Coach: Russell Thomas; Assistant Coaches: Betsy Kim and Marilyn Turley. (Credit: Chantel Mullen, APS)

Maynard Jackson High Lady Jaguars Win First GHSA AAA State Championship In Track & Field

“I’m really proud of these girls”, says Maynard Jackson High School Track & Field Head Coach Russell Thomas, “They dedicated themselves to one goal and achieved it.” Thomas is talking about his team capturing the […]

WAOK-AM–05/11/2015

Nancy Gordeuk

Rashad Richey’s Explosive Response to Principal of TNT Academy

Nancy Gorgdeuk, the Founder and Principle of TNT Academy, became a viral sensation recently with her controversial remarks during the schools graduation ceremony. The video shows an agitated Gorgdeuk antagonizing a group of people for […]

WAOK-AM–05/11/2015

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Georgia Principal Blames Devil For Racial Slur At Graduation Ceremony

Nancy Gordeuk says “the devil was in the house” when she made a racist comment at the end of a graduation ceremony.

05/11/2015

Photo: Courtesy of Mike Moore

Norcross Police: Serial Rapist Is On The Loose

NORCROSS, GA (WAOK)- — Norcross police say they believe the suspect in a Brookhaven rape case could be behind two rapes that occurred in their city. Both incidents occurred at a bus stop off Jimmy […]

WAOK-AM–05/11/2015

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Lee May Discusses Resignation From Dekalb County Commission with Rashad Richey

Lee May has officially resigned as the County Commissioner of Dekalb County. While he is resigning from the County Commission her will remain as the Interim CEO of Dekalb County. In an exclusive interview with […]

WAOK-AM–05/08/2015

APD Officer Christopher Blaise was driving the police car that struck Bernard Moore on March 6, 2015 (Photo provided by APD)

Fulton County District Attorney Says Death Case Involving APD Officer Is Open And Active

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says the case of an APD officer being accused of hitting and killing a man with his police car remains “open and active.” It was on the night of […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2015

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill was booked into the Gwinnett jail last night  Photo provided by the Gwinnett County Sheriffs Department

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Frisked And Booked As Shooting Victim Fights For Her Life

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is free on bond after being booked by Gwinnett County Police last night. He is charged with Misdemeanor Wreckless Conduct in the shooting of a woman over the weekend. The […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2015

Dekalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond during the May 4, 2015 meeting of the Dekalb County School Board (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Dekalb Superintendent Pushes For Employee Wage Increases As Search Continues For His Replacement

Calling it “a historical inequity that has existed in the Dekalb School District”, Superintendent Michael Thurmond is proposing a pay increase for the lowest paid workers in the district. Thurmond, who has been with the […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2015

Bernard Moore died after being struck by an APD cruiser in March (Courtesy of Davis-Bozeman Law)

Two Months Too Long: Community To Rally For Justice In Death Of Man Struck By APD Cruiser

Attorney Mawuli Davis says it took two weeks for charges to be brought in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, but it’s been two months since the death of 62 year old Bernard Moore […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2015

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Prescription Narcotics Leads to Fulton County Lawsuit

Abusing prescription drugs is an epidemic that spreads across the country and effects all races. While this epidemic continues to spread, pharmaceutical companies continue to bring in large sums in revenue. Dr. Rod Edmond, stopped […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

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Bronner Brothers Hair Show

For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]

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Kickoff To Atlanta Jazz Festival Month

Every May Atlantans prepare to bring in the warm weather with the Atlanta Jazz Festival. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, jazz lovers take over Piedmont Park and enjoy music, food and each other. […]

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