Posts tagged with "WSB-TV"

Decatur High students selected for academic quiz show

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 17, 2015

Chris Goode, coach of the Decatur High School Academic and Science Bowl team, said his students were selected to participate in WSB-TV’s HighQ contest this year. “HighQ is a televised academic quiz show in which Georgia high schools compete against each other in an annual 32-team single elimination tournament,” Goode said. “Decatur High School’s team […]

Report: Four people die in plane crash on I-285

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2015

This story has been updated.  Multiple news outlets are reporting at plane crash on I-285 in DeKalb County has claimed the lives of four people. The plane crashed around 10 am. WSB-TV reports that the plane crashed on I-285 east at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. It has shut down traffic in both directions. The road will […]

CEO May: ‘A fraud has been committed using my name’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2015

Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May says someone has committed fraud, but it isn’t him. May sent out a press release a day after WSB-TV revealed that he is the subject of a FBI investigation. The TV station reports that May is being investigated for work performed at his house in 2010 after sewage overflowed into […]

Report: FBI investigating DeKalb CEO Lee May

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 23, 2015

DeKalb County’s interim chief executive officer is the target of a FBI probe, according to WSB-TV. The TV station reports that CEO Lee May is being investigated for work performed at his house in 2010 after sewage overflowed into his home. May was a commissioner at the time and was later appointed to replace suspended […]

Report: New DeKalb School Board member won’t submit to background check

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 5, 2015

This story has been updated.  A newly-elected DeKalb County School Board member has declined to submit to a background check, saying it would be a conflict of interest, according to WSB-TV. The TV station reports that Stan Jester is insisting that the fingerprinting and background check must be performed by the DeKalb County Police Department, not […]

A Streetcar Named D’oh? Project runs into trouble

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 24, 2014

Atlanta’s $93 million streetcar project may be delayed a little longer because of safety concerns. WABE reports that the Federal Transit Administration informed Mayor Kasim Reed of “outstanding safety and hazard mitigation” issues with the streetcar project. The federal government provided a significant chunk of the project’s funding, $47.6 million. The project’s launch has been delayed […]

AJC: ‘Our poll is better.’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 23, 2014

The Atlanta Journal Constitution says poll results commissioned by its sister company, WSB-TV, are more reliable than poll results commissioned by a competitor, 11 Alive. The WSB-TV poll also reached a completely different conclusion, showing two top Democratic candidates ahead of their Republican opposition. The AJC and WSB-TV are owned by Cox Media Group, a fact […]

Decatur Schools Attorney says AG hid document

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 19, 2014

City Schools of Decatur attorney Bob Wilson is calling out state Attorney General Sam Olens for not turning over a memo that alleged Gov. Nathan Deal’s staff tried to tamper with an ethics investigation in 2012. In the memo, state Ethics Commission Director Holly LaBerge said that Deal’s office tried to quash ethics charges against the governor […]

Emory surgeons remove 27-pound tumor

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 11, 2014

Doris Lewis thought she was gaining weight, but WSB-TV reports that doctors discovered something more serious going on. The TV station reports that surgeons at Emory University Hospital Midtown removed a 27 pound tumor from the woman’s stomach. The tumor had grown to the size of a beach ball. “As this thing had grown, it […]

Report – FBI probes DeKalb commissioners

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 31, 2014

Reports of misuse of county-issued purchase cards by DeKalb Commissioners have attracted the attention of the FBI. According to WSB-TV, interim DeKalb CEO Lee May confirmed the investigation, saying he had been contacted by investigators. News reports highlighted potential misuse of the cards by commissioners Elaine Boyer and Sharon Barnes Sutton. To read the full WSB-TV […]

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