Cobb County

Nicholas Thomas' mother Felicia (second from right) was among protesters Monday morning outside Smyrna police headquarters.(Courtesy of Huey Thomas)

Protestors Call For Justice In The Police Killing Of Nicholas Thomas

They held signs that read “Kenneth Owens is a murderer” and “Nicholas Thomas did not die in vain. He died for change.” Protesters rallied in front of Smyrna police headquarters Monday morning. They expressed outrage […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2015

While reports indicate that Smyrna Police Officer Kenneth Owens is back on duty in an administrative role, Tristan "TJ" Thomas (far right)  calls it "an excuse". Protests are planned Saturday outside CNN and next week in Cobb County.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

“A Spit In The Face”: Family Of Nicholas Thomas Reacts As Smyrna Police Officer Returns To Duty

“District Attorney Vic Reynolds said that the officer would not be back at work until the investigation is over”, says Tristan “TJ” Thomas, the brother of Nicholas Thomas. He calls the return to duty of […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

Marcus Coleman with Save Ourselves spoke for Baby Bou Bou, the baby severly injured in a botched drug raid in Habersham County  and Kathryn Johnston, the elderly woman killed when officers stormed into her Atlanta  home. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

A Memorial For Black Lives: Diverse Crowd Gathers In Atlanta

“I’m tired of lazy black people, I’m tired of lazy white people, i’m tired of lazy gay people, i’m tired of lazy straight people.” Words spoken by Felicia Thomas during the “A Memorial For Black […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2015

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Severe Weather Hits The Metro Area: It Was A Supercell Thunderstorm

Tornado sirens wailed across the Atlanta area Monday. Tornado watches and warnings were issued through the day by the National Weather Service Office in Peachtree City (GA). Various sizes of hail were reported in north […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

The Thomas family follows the casket of Nicholas Thomas. He was laid to rest on April 18, 2015. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Nicholas Thomas Buried What’s Next: Today We Mourn Tomorrow We Fight

“Today, I don’t come as an attorney, I don’t come as an activist, I don’t come as a revolutionary, I come as a believer in God”. Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis, addressed mourners during Saturday’s funeral […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

Congress Hank Johnson stands to the right of Nicholas Thomas' casket (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Spring To Action For Positive Change: Congressman Hank Johnson Speaks At Funeral For Nicholas Thomas

Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) was among the speakers at the funeral for Nicholas Thomas. The 23 year old was shot and killed by a Smyrna (GA) police officer on March 24, 2015. Thomas’ funeral was […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

Steel blue casket of Nicholas Thomas is pushed out of Ebenezer Baptist Church (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Young Black Men Being Shot Has Got To Stop: Funeral Held For Nicholas Thomas

Albert Johnson held tightly to the sign that bore the name of his nephew Nicholas Thomas. A praise team performed during the Saturday funeral service for Thomas. The sign, among several used during the performance, […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2015

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The Movement With Dr. F. Keith Slaughter – 3/25/2015

It’s time for a movement and it’s more than just a morning show! Dr. F. Keith Slaughter brings you the real every morning from 7-10 AM with “The Movement“, heard on 1380 WAOK. This morning, […]

WAOK-AM–03/25/2015

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Sam Crenshaw: “It’s Wheels Up For Wheeler!”

By Sam Crenshaw / 92-9 The Game High School Sports Analyst Congratulations are in order twice for the Wheeler Wildcats. Last Saturday night Wheeler beat Cobb County Rival Pebblebrook to win the Boys AAAAAA State […]

92.9 The Game–03/12/2015

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Funeral Held For Cobb County Couple Found Slain In South Georgia

The two black hearses were positioned just outside the entrance doors into Mount Paran North Church of God. Many came to the Marietta church on Saturday, January 31, 2015, to say a final goodbye to […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2015

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