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Rivens new spokesperson for Meck Sheriff

Tonya Rivens is the new public information manager for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. The Cornelius native is well-known for her stints at WCCB News Rising and WBTV where she did the traffic report for six years. The UNC-Chapel Hill grad still hosts “Sounds of 


Inspiration” Sundays on Streetz 103.3/100.5 FM. Rivens received the Martin Luther King Growing the Dream Award from the City of Charlotte in January 2019. She owns the Rivens Business Center in Cornelius.