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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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Teenager Files Defamation Suit

A Cobb County middle school student filed a defamation suit against two of her classmates, saying they created a fake Facebook page and posted lies about her sexual activity and drug use. It’s the...

April 26, 2012 - 12:23pm

Study Shows Illegals Are Self-Deporting

New data shows the number of Mexicans living in this country illegally has fallen significantly for the first time in decades. The drop nationwide and here in Georgia is tied to a dragging economy...

April 25, 2012 - 12:45pm

Senator Chambliss Supports TSPLOST

Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss addressed the Atlanta Press Club Monday. He says repairing Medicade, Medicare and Social security will not be enough to get the deficit to level off. The solution,...

April 23, 2012 - 12:57pm

Tax Law Signed, Baxter Moves to Georgia

Governor Nathan Deal signed into law today/Thursday the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan. The signing took place at the Award’s Luncheon for the 2012 Manufacturers of the Year---- with news...

April 19, 2012 - 12:12pm

Tuition Hikes For Georgia Students

This fall, most students at Georgia’s 35 public colleges and universities will see the smallest tuition increase in a decade—2 ½ %. But during today/Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Regents decided...

April 17, 2012 - 10:51am

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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