George Turner

On Tuesday, voters elected Mereda Johnson as the newest commissioner in Dekalb County. She claims the post formerly held by interim CEO Lee May. (Courtesy of Tamara Nelson)

Mereda Johnson To Voters “Thanks For Your Confidence In Me”

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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2015

Candidates for the Dekalb County Commission, George Turner tells Mereda Johnson that he wishes her good luck in the race. He also tells her that he hopes that she comes in second place. The two came together for a cookout put on by  Dekalb State Representative Ernest "Coach" Williams. (Courtesy of Tamara Nelson)

It’s Election Day: “I Wish You Good Luck And I Hope You Come In Second Place”

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, […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2015

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Are You An Angry Black Man/Woman? Boyscouts And ATL Police Chief George Turner …

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about being an angry black man or woman. We also talked about gay people being allowed in the boyscouts as well as had APD Police Chief […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2013

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Judge Rules On Occupy Atlanta Subpoenas For Mayor, Police Chief

ATLANTA – (WAOK/CBSAtlanta) – An Atlanta municpal judge has ruled that Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and police chief George Turner will not have to testify, during the trial of more than two dozen Occupy Atlanta […]

WAOK-AM–12/18/2012

File photo of handcuffs. (photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

ATL Police Chief Talks Crime On Powertalk

On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, Atlanta Police Chief, George Turner, stopped by to address growing concerns over the rash of break-ins and robberies in Atlanta. Listen to what he had to say about […]

WAOK-AM–08/03/2011

Pinchin' Pension…NOT!!!!

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner has decided he does not need his $100,000 pension after all…..

10/01/2010