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Atlanta Anchor Amanda Davis Dies Of Massive Stroke

(Atlanta, Ga) –  The AJC reports, Veteran Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis has died, according to CBS 46. She was 62.

Davis suffered a massive stroke Tuesday night while waiting to board a flight at the Atlanta airport, the station reported.  “Her family is asking for privacy at this difficult time,” CBS 46 posted online. “Amanda’s friends and colleagues at CBS 46 are praying for her family.”

The Emmy-award winning journalist joined CBS 46 as a morning in January after spending 26 years at WAGA-TV. Davis retired from WAGA in 2012 following a DUI-related arrest. In 2016, Davis opened up about her battle with alcoholism in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Davis was planning to fly to Texas for her step-father’s funeral when she suffered a stroke, according to CBS. On Sunday, she posted a message on her Facebook about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved on.

“Stay strong, keep praising the Lord,” Davis wrote.

Amanda Davis Arrested Again Just Weeks Before She’s Set To Start New Job

(SL) – Dear Amanda…Uber or a Driver! Don’t risk it! Rooting for you!

amanda-davis-2Former Fox 5 anchor Amanda Davis was arrested on a suspended license Tuesday, according to Cobb County jail records.

Davis was released late Tuesday evening on a $1,320 bond after being arrested about 3 p.m. near Cumberland Mall, according to records.

According to Cobb police, Davis was driving a blue Mercedes when she was pulled over by an officer for an expired tag who later discovered her tag was expired. He later discovered her license was suspended.

Davis’ license suspension stemmed from her previous DUI arrests, police said.

Davis left Fox 5 following a November 2012 DUI arrest. She was arrested again in June 2015, a day before she was scheduled to make her debut on CBS46’s “Just A Minute.”

She was recently hired as a morning anchor for CBS46. Davis is scheduled to start Jan. 2