Gwinnett County

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Gas Prices Continue To Rise

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- Gwinnett drivers are beginning to feel a little pain at the pump. If you have filled up lately, you probably noticed the cost continues to climb from recent lows. Gas prices […]

WAOK-AM–02/24/2015

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Numbers Of Citations Rise For Gwinnett County Bus Camera Violators

GWINETT COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- It’s been a month since Gwinnett County officials began issuing citations to motorists who have been recorded driving past school buses that have stopped to pick up or drop off students. […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2015

Courtesy: Mike Moore

Diverging-Diamond Interchange Work At Jimmy Carter Bridge Resumes

NORCROSS, GA (WAOK)- Work is resuming on Gwinnett’s second diverging-diamond interchange, in Norcross. “Significant” evening lane closures are on the way to the Norcross area next week as construction on the diverging-diamond interchange continues, according […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2015

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On Minimum Wage “We Have To Be The Number One State For Our People As Well”

Georgia State Representative Dewey McClain (D-Lawrenceville) has introduced HB-8. He says it proposes an increase in Georgia’s minimum wage from $5.15 to $15.00 an hour. Other lawmakers would like to see it upped to $10.10 […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2015

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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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Man Falls From Third Floor Of Ga. Shopping Mall

Gwinnett County fire officials say a person who fell from the third floor of a shopping mall has been hospitalized.

02/03/2014

Authorities say a 25-year-old Anderson woman was fatally shot while hunting with friends in Florence County, two weeks after getting engaged. (Getty Images)

Christmas Day Fire Destroys House In Buford

A husband and wife were able to escape the fire.

12/26/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Trial Set To Begin For DragonCon Co-Founder

After years of delays, a trial is set to begin in Gwinnett County for the founder of a science-fiction convention who faces multiple charges of child molestation.

12/02/2013

Rob Calloway (CBS RADIO ATL)

Gwinnett County Raids Take Millions of Dollars Of Marijuana

Atlanta (WAOK/WSBTV) — In a series of “grow house” raids, authorities within Gwinnett County say that they have been able to take off of the streets and dispose of what could amount to millions of […]

WAOK-AM–11/20/2013

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Splost On Ballot In Cobb & Gwinnett

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Municipal elections will be held today in almost all municipalities in Georgia. In Cobb and Gwinnett Counties, residents will be voting on SPLOST. SPLOST, short for Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, is a tax […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2013

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