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File photo of S. Truett Cathy at the Chick-Fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31st, 2009. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Thousands Attend Chick-Fil-A Owner’s Funeral

S. Truett Cathy’s $6 billion fortune put him on the yearly Forbes magazine list of the wealthiest Americans.

09/10/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Sharpton Eulogizes Michael Brown’s Funeral

On today’s show Sharpton attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Thousands attended the very emotional service at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

Andy Griffith poster hanging. (Credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Andy Griffith Themed Funeral Honoring Pastor

Members of one south Georgia community say an Andy Griffith-themed funeral was the best way to honor a well-loved pastor.

02/20/2014

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Donations Are Needed To Bury 12 Year Old Boy Beaten To Death

Atlanta (WAOK) — The family of a 12 year old boy who was allegedly beaten to death by his father now needs help to bury the child. A fundraiser was held last night to raise […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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Hundreds At Funeral For Ga Prep Football Player

Hundreds of people said goodbye to a Georgia high school football player who died after being hurt in a scrimmage.

WAOK-AM–08/24/2013

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Funerals And Visitations Announced For Fallen Officers In Helicopter Crash

ATLANTA (WAOK)—Funerals and visitations for the two Atlanta police officers killed in a helicopter crash Saturday night will be held this week. A police spokesman announced on Tuesday that Officer Richard J. Halford’s family will […]

WAOK-AM–11/08/2012

File photo of floral tributes at a funeral service.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Ga. Gang Leader

The funeral of a reputed gang leader drew hundreds of mourners and police in the southwest Georgia town of Albany.

09/02/2012

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Funeral On Friday For Kile Glover

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The funeral for Kile Glover the step son of singer Usher Raymond will be Friday.  11-year-old Glover was critically injured after being run over by a personal watercraft on Lake Lanier on July 6. […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2012

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Police: Man At Funeral Had Gun From Evidence Site

Authorities say they recovered a gun that was being stored as police evidence when they say a man showed up with the stolen weapon at a shooting victim’s funeral.

WAOK-AM–06/14/2012

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Bobbi Kristina To Appear on Tyler Perry Show

ATLANTA (AJC)-The late Whitney Houston’s daughterBobbi Kristina will appear in some upcoming episodes of a Tyler Perry show,the New York Daily News reports. Citing unnamed sources, the paper reports that Houston’s sole heir is to appear in a recurring role […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2012

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