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Sandra Parrish

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Sandra Parrish has been a reporter for WSB Radio since 1995 and covers political, legislative, transportation, and educational news. She graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism in 1989 and worked as an anchor/news director for WPLO in Lawrenceville, an anchor/assistant news director for WNGC in Athens and an anchor/reporter for WDUN in Gainesville before joining the WSB news team. Over the years, she has received over a dozen Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for "Best Use of Sound", "Best Series", and "Best Sports Reporting".  She's also received numerous awards from the Associated Press, Georgia Association of Broadcasters,  Society of Professional Journalists, and National Association of Black Journalists. Sandra is a former member of the board of the Georgia Associated Press Broadcast Association.  She is married with two daughters.

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All 25 dogs, including two new litters, have new homes

Beagle-mixes all have new homes

All 25 Beagle-mixes taken in from a filthy house in Dacula this week have new homes. The dogs’ owner, John Soper, agreed to give up the animals after his elderly mother was found by police living in filthy conditions inside their home.  She has been placed with Adult Protective Services ...

House on Paiute Court in Dacula where the elderly was found living in deplorable conditions with 25 dogs

Elderly woman found living in deplorable conditions

A Gwinnett County man is facing charges after his elderly mother was found wandering the streets of their Dacula neighborhood.  When police responded, they discovered deplorable conditions inside the home where 25 Beagle-mixed dogs were also living.  “They smelled feces and urine. There was trash and filth all over the ...

Chris Calhoun

Carjacking suspect arrested after second carjacking

A man wanted for kidnapping an elderly Loganville woman and locking her in the trunk of her car Sunday has been arrested after a second carjacking in Barrow County. GBI Agent Mike Ayers says 29-year-old Chris Calhoun assaulted a construction foreman who showed up for work this morning at a ...

The U.S. Forest Service says the fire is contained within the wilderness area and no structures are in danger

Good news for residents near Rough Ridge fire

Residents who’ve been concerned about a massive wildfire in Fannin County finally got good news Tuesday night. The U.S. Forest Service, which held an open house at its Rough Ridge Incident Command Center, told residents the fire is now 30 percent contained and there’s no danger to any structures. Operation ...

Christopher (L) and Cameron (R) Ervin both apologize before hearing their sentence from Judge Ronnie Batchelor.

Brothers plead guilty in attack on parents

Two Gwinnett County brothers charged in last year’s brutal attack on their parents pleaded guilty Monday and will spend 20 years behind bars with another 30 on probation. Both Cameron and Christopher Ervin apologized before the court and expressed their remorse. “I’m extremely regretful, remorseful, and just overall sorry beyond ...

Reginald Lofton, left, has been charged in the March 1 shooting death of Shane Varnadore, a Papa John's delivery driver.

Gwinnett teen found guilty in pizza deliveryman murder

A Gwinnett County jury has found a teenager guilty of murdering a pizza deliveryman back in March. Reginald Lofton, who was 14 at the time, and 21-year-old Jermaine Young were charged with killing Shane Varnadore as he delivered their pizza to their Lawrenceville apartment. Young has yet to stand trial. It ...

Lenora Road where body was found

Gwinnett Police identify body

Gwinnett police have identified a body found in a remote area of the county as 23-year-old Jabari Pettway of Duluth. Cpl. Deon Washington says he died as result of several gunshot wounds. “We’re still working to determine if he was shot where he was found or if he was shot ...

Lines average two hours at Gwinnett's Main Elections Office in Lawrenceville

Gwinnett to open more early voting sites

After long lines for advanced voting this week in Gwinnett County, elections officials will open two additional sites come Monday. By the end of Thursday, some 7,000 had voted early at the county’s Main Elections Office in Lawrenceville.  Although the line moved a little quicker by the end of the ...

Reuben Nsemoh suffered a severe concussion after being kicked in the head during a soccer game

Gwinnett teen awakes from coma speaking Spanish

A Gwinnett County student survives a head injury on the soccer field and wakes up speaking fluent Spanish. Last month 16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh, a sophomore at Brookwood High School, was kicked in a head playing goalie for his travel soccer team. It was the worst concussion his coach Bruno Kalonji ...

Tosha Herron was last heard from Oct. 7 on the way to see a friend in Blue Ridge, Ga.

Family searching for missing Gwinnett woman

The family of a missing Gwinnett County woman is asking for the public’s help in finding her. Keith Reed says his daughter, Tosha Herron, was headed to the North Georgia mountains two weeks ago to visit a friend when her car plunged over a cliff on Hwy 129 on Blood ...

 
 
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