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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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Collins Defeats Zoller in Runoff

The GOP candidate for North Georgia’s newest congressional seat in the 9th district was decided Tuesday night after a heated runoff election. State Representative Doug Collins defeated Martha Zoller...

August 21, 2012 - 8:09pm

State Must Pay Seasonal Unemployment

The U.S. Labor Department has ruled that Georgia’s decision to deny unemployment benefits to seasonal workers violated workplace laws. That means thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers...

August 14, 2012 - 2:05pm

Charter School Controversy Heats Up

The controversy over whether the state can fund a charter school over the rejections of a local school board will be decided in November’s election. Education advocates are split over where state...

August 13, 2012 - 12:25pm

Stewart County Begins 4 Day School Week

Stewart County schools are beginning a second full week of school on a new schedule: a 4-day school week. Despite initial concerns from parents, the school year is off to a good start. When the...

August 13, 2012 - 6:43am

Drug Resistant Pests and Parasites

Parasites that prey on livestock are now becoming drug resistant, according to experts. It’s the result of decades of frequently treating animals with anthelmintics, commonly called de-wormers....

August 10, 2012 - 12:26pm

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Georgia Traveler

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