Rockdale county

New Athens-Clarke County Police Chief  Scott Freeman and Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Friendship In Black And White: A Tale Of Two Officers Of The Law

Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett and Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Scott Freeman have been friends since elementary school. Levett, was elected Rockdale’s first black sheriff in 2012. Freeman worked as Levett’s chief deputy until Monday, […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2015

Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett says whoever distributed the fliers, used the tragic shooting in Charleston, S.C. for their gain.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton Reports: Rockdale Sheriff Eric Levett Calls KKK Fliers Left In Yards And On Cars “Malicious And Tragic”

Rockdale County resident Jonathan Espinoza calls it “very upsetting”, KKK fliers being left in yards and on cars in the area. “We live in a country where we’re supposed to be diverse, and this type […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2015

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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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Lightning Hits Emergency Tower In Rockdale County

ROCKDALE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC)  Storms late Tuesday,  produced dangerous lightning that may have sparked a house fire,   and hit a cell tower in Rockdale County.     Fire investigators who fought a fire in a one story ranch,  that […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2012