This week's Golden Apple takes us back to Crenshaw County, where our winner puts her students first by sending home individual learning strategies for each student and is always improving herself as well as her classroom to better assist her students in learning.
University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry rushed for 271 yards and a touchdown on a school-record 46 carries to lead the Crimson Tide (11-1 overall; 7-1 in the Southeastern Conference) to a 29-13 over the Auburn Tigers (6-6 overall; 2-6 in the SEC)Saturday afternoon before a capacity crowd of 87,451 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The victory gave the Crimson Tide the SEC's Western Division title and earned Alabama a berth in the SEC Championship Game against the Florida Gators next Saturday, December 5, in Atlanta's Georgia Dome.
We have learned about a new way the city wants to breathe life into the old Montgomery Mall. Mayor Todd Strange has confirmed to us there's money that could help the school system put students in the mall after all.