Georgia

Dekalb County residents had been advised to boil drinking water. The concern was about the potential health hazard that can occur when water pressure drops. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

DeKalb Declares That The Water Is Safe To Drink

DeKalb County’s more than 700-thousand residents are being told that the boil water advisory is over and the water is safe to drink. The advisory had been in effect since last Thursday when a mower […]

WAOK-AM–07/28/2015

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Report: Georgia Suing Website For Publishing State’s Laws Online

George is suing the owner of Public.Resource.org for publishing the state’s laws online.

07/27/2015

According to estimates, about a million African American woman in Metro Atlanta have uterine fibroids and about four hundred thousand Caucasion women have fibroids. July is Fibroid Awareness Month in Georgia. Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local

Fibroids: Millions Of Women Suffer In Silence

July is Fibroid Awareness Month in Georgia. According to the National Institutes of Health, Uterine fibroids are the most common benign tumors in women of childbearing age. The Atlanta Interventional Institute is hosting a free […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2015

Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou, was 18-months old when a flash-bang grenade landed in his crib critically injuring him. (Courtesy of the Phonesavanh family)

Deputy Sheriff Charged In Grenade Incident That Injured Baby Bou Bou

A former Habersham County Sheriff’s Deputy is charged in the 2014 incident that left a toddler critically injured. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, 29 year old Nikki Autry has been indicted by […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

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Fricke: Top 5 Bold Predictions for College Football 2015

It’s a ledge, but then anyone can stand on it.  So since it’s there, might as well toe the line and see what happens. 5 Bold Predictions for 2015 College Football 5 – “A RUNNING […]

92.9 The Game–07/21/2015

Mark Richt. (Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Chuckery: Top 5 Storylines For ACC And SEC Heading Into The Season

SEC Media Days are finished and the ACC is ready to start up which means we jump to closer to “toe meets leather” and another glorious CFB season. These are your Top 5 storylines for […]

92.9 The Game–07/17/2015

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

The Confederate Flag was removed from the  South Carolina statehouse in Columbia on Friday in the wake of the nine murders at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rep. Hank Johnson Says “Stone Mountain Is Not The Same As The State Capitol” When It Comes To The Confederate Flag

Congressman Hank Johnson says he turned on the television in order to see the Confederate Flag being brought down Friday from outside the South Carolina statehouse. According to Johnson, “the flag was coming down and […]

WAOK-AM–07/13/2015

Dak Prescott. (Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Chuckery: Ranking The SEC Starting QB’s For This Season

This Monday marks the unofficial start to the College Football season with SEC Media Days taking place in Hoover, Alabama. So let’s start prepping for the season as I rank the SEC QBs based upon […]

92.9 The Game–07/09/2015

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