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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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 “Redistricting is not easy and we’ve been able to make some changes based on feedback we’ve received,” says spokesperson Sloan Roach.

Vote set tonight on new map for Gwinnett schools

Gwinnett County parents get one more chance to speak out about a new redistricting map that will affect more than 13,000 students next fall. The school district is opening a 19th cluster including a new high school and elementary school on Old Norcross Road. A new middle school will open ...

Red lights cameras remain at three intersections in Gwinnett

The second time is the charm when it comes to keeping Gwinnett County’s only three red light cameras in place. After a 2-2 deadlock earlier this month, Gwinnett commissioners voted Tuesday to renew the annual contract with American Traffic Solutions. Commission Chair Charlotte Nash, who was not at the Dec. ...

Murder victim followed to Gwinnett home

Investigators with Gwinnett County Police believe an Auburn man who was shot dead in his driveway more than a week ago was followed home. Brian Whitfield, 44, was discovered the following morning by a passerby lying at the end of his long driveway on Flowery Branch Road. His girlfriend’s truck, ...

In October, the Hot Lanes reached a record average of 22,000 trips per day, more than three times when the lanes first opened in 2011.

I-85 Express Lanes continue to set records

The I-85 Express Lanes continue to set records three years after they were created. On Dec. 2, the toll from Old Peachtree Road to Shallowford Road reached a record high of $10 and has hit that amount several times since then. In October, it reached a record average of 22,000 ...

Dozens of students who spent hundreds of dollars to obtain high school  diplomas are being told their diplomas aren't valid, and it could put  their immigration status at risk.

Charges brought against couple issuing fake diplomas

A Gwinnett County couple faces charges accused of stealing the name of an accredited school and issuing fake diplomas to students. So far Stanley and Yessica Jean face 20 counts apiece for identify fraud and theft by deception. Since 2012, more than 800 people have graduated from the school calling ...

“It’s incredibly expensive and stressful planning a wedding and we just didn’t want to go through that,” says Liz from Gainesville.

Nearly 30 couples to marry on unique date in Gwinnett

Nearly 30 couples will say "I do” Saturday in a mass wedding ceremony in Gwinnett County on what will be last sequential date of this century. “The service is going to be at 10:11 a.m.; so we’ll be married at 10:11 12/13/14,” says Liz who will be exchanging vows with ...

So far 200 of the district’s school buses are equipped with new stop-arm cameras that easily show both photos and videos of violators.

New bus cameras in Gwinnett prompt warnings to violators

Warnings are now being issued to motorists who fail to stop for school buses in Gwinnett County. So far 200 of the district’s school buses are equipped with new stop-arm cameras that easily show both photos and videos of violators. The cameras operate when motion is detected once the stop-arms ...

Second sexual assault at Norcross bus stop

Norcross Police are searching for a man wanted in two sexual assaults at a bus stop along Jimmy Carter Boulevard and South Peachtree Street. In the latest incident, that occurred at 6 a.m. Thursday, the victim was able to pepper-spray the suspect before he could drag her away.  He then ...

Police find missing truck of murdered Gwinnett County man

The missing truck connected to a murdered Gwinnett County man has been found and police investigators are hoping it will provide clues as to who committed the crime. Brian Whitfield, 44, was found shot to death in the driveway of his rental home on Flowery Branch Road Saturday morning.  His ...

Gov. Nathan Deal joined members of the Legislature as well as transportation, engineering, and business leaders in Athens to discuss transportation needs in the state.

State lawmakers soon to release transportation recommendations

Transportation is expected to be a hot topic for state lawmakers when they return to the Gold Dome next month. Gov. Nathan Deal joined members of the Legislature as well as transportation, engineering, and business leaders in Athens to discuss transportation needs in the state. A joint legislative study committee ...

 
 

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