Athens-Clarke County

New Athens-Clarke County Police Chief  Scott Freeman and Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Friendship In Black And White: A Tale Of Two Officers Of The Law

Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett and Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Scott Freeman have been friends since elementary school. Levett, was elected Rockdale’s first black sheriff in 2012. Freeman worked as Levett’s chief deputy until Monday, […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2015

Runoff Election

Early Voting Begins Monday October 13th

“If you don’t vote, you get what you get”, says DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May. Early voting begins on Monday, October 13, 2014, in Georgia for the November election. According to DeKalb County Director […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2014

Jamie Hood

New Judge Ordered In Jamie Hood Case

ATHENS – (WAOK/AJC)  A court  has ruled that judge Lawton Stephens must step down in the case against accused cop killer Jamie Hood.   Judge David Sweat whose been presiding over the case,  since Stephens stepped aside,  until a decision […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2012

File photo of a person caring for a stray cat. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Budget Ax Hits Athens Effort To Control Feral Cats

The latest victim of the budget ax hitting most state, county and local governments is a program in Clarke County that was intended to control the population of feral cats.

06/04/2012