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Parker Wallace

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Atlanta-based, award-winning journalist Parker Wallace covers the Georgia legislative session and also specializes in stories about Georgia’s Latino community. She joined GPB in 2012 after working as a general assignment reporter for CBS Atlanta. While working for CBS, she won an Associated Press award for Best Feature story. Parker started her career in Los Angeles as an assignment desk assistant at KTTV. Her first on-camera job was as a reporter for News 12 The Bronx, where she produced, shot and edited her own stories. Parker also was a freelance reporter for WTNH in New Haven. She is a nationally published author, with articles appearing in Shape Magazine and USA Today. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University with dual majors in Communications and Spanish. Parker also spent a semester studying in Spain at the University of Salamanca.

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Grant For Three Georgia Tech Schools

Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big...

September 26, 2012 - 9:56am

Georgia SAT Scores Are Up

The SAT scores of Georgia’s 2012 senior class increased over last year, even as the national average decreased. That’s according to new data from the College Board’s SAT report. Georgia students...

September 24, 2012 - 11:37am

Child Abuse Hotline To Be Centralized

People reporting child abuse in Georgia may soon be directed to a centralized call center. It’s a decision the Division of Family and Children Services is considering after two state employees were...

September 19, 2012 - 11:02am

Criminal Justice Council Tackles Recidivism

A special juvenile justice council appointed by the Governor met Tuesday to review new data on young criminal offenders. It shows that underage Georgians who are locked up for breaking the law often...

September 18, 2012 - 12:01pm

Photo ID Laws Could Affect Voter Turnout

According to a new study, tough photo ID laws in 17 states, including Georgia, could affect voter turnout in November. The study points to a key congressional race in Georgia’s 12th District in...

September 17, 2012 - 6:03am

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Old Car City

If your average ‘old car junkyard’ is where hunks of junk go to die, then Old Car City in White, Georgia is where aging beauties go to be re-born. Dean Lewis took over his Dad’s sprawling collection...

September 17, 2012 - 11:07am
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BBQ Joints

Barbecue, baby. It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Atleast it was for me this past Saturday when I had the honor of visiting 3 of Georgia’s most famous BBQ joints: Fresh Air BBQ in Jackson...

August 23, 2012 - 8:00am