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Alabama is No. 2 in first College Football Playoff Rankings

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Georgia, Alabama, Michigan State, Oregon are the top four in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. 1. Georgia 8-0 2. Alabama 7-1 3. Michigan State 8-0 4. Oregon 7-1 5. Ohio State 7-1 6. Cincinnati 8-0 7. Michigan 7-1 8. Oklahoma 9-0 9. Wake Forest 8-0 10. Notre Dame 7-1 11. Oklahoma State…

MCSO Sheds Light on “Manhunt” in East Montgomery

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is shedding some light on a search in East Montgomery Friday morning. Colonel Jon Briggs with MCSO said the incident did not involve a manhunt. Col. Briggs said a deputy spotted a vehicle idling on Alabama Highway 108. While doing a ground search to see if they could locate the driver of the vehicle, deputies…

Jones, No. 11 Alabama blow out Georgia, 115-82

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Herbert Jones scored 17 of his career-high 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Alabama had a blistering shooting day in a 115-82 rout over Georgia. It was the most points Alabama has scored in an SEC game. Freshman Josh Primo scored 19 points, all after the half, for the Crimson Tide, which had…

Georgia Paying Teachers Extra $3,000 a Year to Teach in Rural, Low Performing Schools

Some Georgia teachers who agree to work in certain rural or low performing schools could get an extra $3,000 a year for five years under a bill advancing in the state House. The House Education Committee on Thursday approved House Bill 32. Up to 1,000 teachers would get a tax credit for agreeing to work in targeted districts. If teachers…