When I spoke to Mereda Davis Johnson over the weekend, she was pretty confident that she would be the next county commissioner in Dekalb. She told me, “We have to have someone on the commission […]
It was the final weekend before Election Day. Mereda Davis Johnson and George Turner are vying for the 5th District seat on the DeKalb County Commission. They are the last two candidates in the race, […]
Dekalb County District Attorney Robert James says his office offered Burrell Ellis, “a misdemeanor plea with no jail time, first offender and an offered plea”. Ellis and his attorneys didn’t take the offer. Ellis, the […]
Suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was sentenced serve 18 months in prison after being convicted of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. Ellis was offered a plea deal that would have allowed him to […]
Burrell Ellis, the suspended CEO of DeKalb County, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison. He is to spend 18 months in prison. Judge Courtney Johnson also ordered Ellis to pay a $1,000 fine. […]
Sentencing for suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis is set for Wednesday, July 8. A jury of 6 men and 6 women found Ellis guilty of 4 of the 9 counts against him. He was […]
Community Members in Ferguson, MO are being told that Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the murder of Michael Brown. This of course is not confirmed but people in the community and the […]
Deliberations in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis were cut short for the day when the judge hearing the trial sent bickering jurors home.
Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
ATLANTA (WAOK)-This morning with guest host Vernon Jones, WAOK broke historic ground with the first interview between former DeKalb CEO Jones and embattled suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis. Ellis was indicted by a DeKalb grand jury […]