Georgia

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…

Man Charged with Multiple Bank Robberies Including Prattville Bank Sentenced to Over 12 Years

On Tuesday, February 2, Monte Clayton Lynch, 50, of St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 151 months in prison after pleading guilty to multiple bank robberies in Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee, and Georgia, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Lynch was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence and will be…

Auburn falls to Georgia at home

AUBURN, Ala. — — Ty Fagan scored 16 points shooting 7 for 10, Toumani Camara scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Georgia held off Auburn in a 91-86 win on Tuesday night. Camara’s layup with 2:11 left put Georgia (11-6, 4-6 Southeastern Conference) up 80-71 before Devan Cambridge responded with a quick 3-pointer for Auburn. Sahvir Wheeler made…

Buffalo’s Cafe set to open first Alabama location in Eastchase this spring

1/3 Food Items at Buffalo’s Cafe (Source: Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Food Items at Buffalo’s Cafe (Source: Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors) Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Food Items at Buffalo’s Cafe (Source: Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors) Show Caption Hide Caption A Georgia-based family style restaurant will open its first location in Alabama…

Ossoff wins Ga. Senate seat, gives Dems control

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has won his Senate runoff election. His victory gives Democrats control of the Senate for the opening of Democrat Joe Biden’s presidency. Democrats needed to win both of Georgia’s Senate runoff elections on Tuesday to claim the Senate majority. The 33-year-old Ossoff defeated 71-year-old Republican David Perdue, who held the seat for the past six years…

Decision Day in Georgia with Senate Majority at Stake

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia voters are set to decide the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections. Tuesday’s voting will help determine President-elect Joe Biden’s capacity to enact what may be the most progressive governing agenda in generations. Democrats must win both of the state’s elections to gain the Senate majority. Republicans are unified…

Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s top elections official has certified results showing Democrat Joe Biden won the presidential race in the state. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified the results Friday after a hand count of ballots affirmed Biden’s lead over Republican President Donald Trump. Raffensperger said during a news conference Friday that he believes the numbers his office has presented…