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Sally Sears

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Sally joined the CBS46 investigates team in 2015.

Sally Sears is an award-winning news reporter and founding director of the South Fork Conservancy, a public-private partnership restoring urban creeks and re-connecting people to the watersheds in their back yards.

The American Planning Association Georgia Chapter gave her a prize for grassroots organizing.

She also co-chairs the DeKalb County citizens committee overseeing the Capital Improvement Plan for the county’s Watershed Department.

Her work is an outgrowth of 25 years of television news reporting. Her special reports on solutions to north Georgia’s growth issues of water, land use and traffic led to her helping found this conservation organization.  She is a native of Montevallo, Alabama, and a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University.  

She and her husband are members of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. Their son William is a graduate of Druid Hills High School, and a recent graduate in political science at the University of Georgia.