Mark Davis is a general assignment news and features writer. He joined the AJC in 2003 after working in his native North Carolina, in Tampa and in Philadelphia. Davis is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
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BURBANK, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Demi Lovato arrives at Chevy Rocks The Future at the Buena Vista Lot at The Walt Disney Studios on February 19, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Television host Anthony Bourdain poses with the award for outstanding informational series or special in "Parts Unknown" during the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
One day in the spring of her junior year in high school, Marisela Lozada turned on her laptop. The cursor winked at her, as if it knew a secret. And perhaps it was a secret – or, at the very least, information she’d not shared with a lot of people. When you’re 17, your world is defined by family and friends; no need to tell...
Actress Allison Mack was indicted Friday in New York.
Steel yourself, homeowner, hiker and anyone else tromping about in this gorgeous weather. Snake season is upon us. » RELATED: Photos -- Georgia’s venomous snakes and how to identify them Underfoot and overhead, snakes are on the move again. They’re the flash of scales in monkey grass, the dark shadow arrowing across...
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: (L-R) Recording artists Justin Timberlake, Charlie Wilson, and Pharrell Williams perform onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 06: Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker has been the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Blue Ivy Carter, Jay Z and Beyonce onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Known for his generous tipping, Donnie Wahlberg left $1,000 for employees at yet another Waffle House.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Singer Jennifer Hudson, winner of the Outstanding Album award, David Otunga, and son David Daniel Otunga Jr. attend the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)
DMX turned himself in and has been charged with tax fraud in New York. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, he has avoided paying $1.7 million in taxes.