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Capt. Herb Emory, who helped millions of WSB listeners and viewers navigate Atlanta's roadways, died Saturday, April 12, 2014.

A remembrance by colleague Doug Turnbull: Captain Herb's Three C's among the many sayings that shape WSB Traffic

Thursday, April 12th, was the four-year anniversary of WSB Traffic legend Captain Herb Emory's flight to Heaven. The Georgia Radio Hall of Famer tragically died of a heart attack, after helping crash victims out of a car and then directing traffic in front of his house. Emory's passing, considering his heart for both community service and Atlanta traffic, was both poetic and inspirational. The WSB Traffic Team had lost its guide, face, dad and standard-bearer. WSB listeners and viewers lost their friend and traffic muse. I lost a mentor, father figure and best buddy.

As sad as that Saturday in 2014 was, Captain Herb's legend truly is larger than life. His folksy brilliance, gregarious laughs, and traffic framework guide us and make us smile to this day. Let's remember some of his quotes and traffic tips that still influence us. (Click the link to read the full article)

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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 13, 2014
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