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Alabama Teen Killed in Gun Accident in Georgia

few details released

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – An Alabama teenager has died in what investigators believe was an accidental shooting at a home in Paulding County, Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the boy, believed to be 15 years old, was shot by a 14-year-old friend. Sgt. Ashley Henson with the Paulding Sheriff’s Office said late Friday that the names of the two teenagers…

The War on Confederacy (Monuments)

  One of the statues surrounding the Confederate Memorial at the Alabama Capitol Building before Governor Robert Bentley had the flags removed. By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – A coalition of civil rights groups in Atlanta is using this year’s Super Bowl to help kick off a renewed “war on the Confederacy,” in a fight to remove Confederate…

Police: Man on the Run, Wanted for Millbrook Robbery and Assault

The Millbrook Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a Montgomery man wanted for assault and robbery. Louis Stinson, Jr, 40, is accused of shooting into a residence in the 4000 block of Grandview Road Saturday. Police say a 51-year-old woman and her 21-year-old son were shot. The woman’s injuries are life-threatening. No motive for the shooting has…

Troy Man found dead in Georgia

Autopsy planned

AP-GA–River-Body Body pulled from Georgia’s Chattahoochee River HELEN, Ga. (AP) – A man’s body has been pulled from Georgia’s Chattahoochee River in White County. WSB-TV reports a tourist found the submerged man’s body about 10:30 a.m. Friday. Authorities have identified the man as 42-year-old Gary Phillip Freeman Jr., of Troy, Alabama. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Freeman was visiting…

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for National Title

Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the game-ender to give the Crimson Tide its fifth national championship…

National Championship: Alabama Beats Georgia 26-23 in Overtime

Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its 11th college football national championship. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Categories: Alabama, Montgomery, News, Statewide Tags: Alabama, Alanta, Bulldogs, Crimson Tide, Georgia, Mercedes Benz Stadium, The National Championship Game

Georgia Advances to National Championship Game after Defeating Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl

Georgia is going to the national championship game. Sony Michel’s 27-yard touchdown run in double overtime gave Georgia a 54-48 win over Oklahoma in a Rose Bowl thriller. It was the first overtime game in the 104-year history of the Rose Bowl, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl ever and the first College Football Playoff game to go into overtime. Georgia will…

Higher Gas Taxes in 2017?

Starting the 1st of the year, 9 states will see changes in their gas taxes, and more than a dozen other states will look at possibly doing the same. Georgia and Florida are among the 7 states that can expect to see higher prices at the pump. But as for Alabama, there has been no word of higher gas taxes…

Hurricane Matthew moves Dawgs, Gamecocks game in Columbia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – The Georgia at South Carolina football game scheduled for Saturday night in Columbia has been moved to Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET due to Hurricane Matthew, it was announced Thursday. The game will air on the SEC Network. “Due to the potential impact of the hurricane on Columbia and the surrounding area, it is in the…

Chubb runs for 222 yards, Georgia beats Tarheels 33-24

ATLANTA (AP) – Nick Chubb rushed for 222 yards in his return from a gruesome knee injury, including a 55-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter that clinched No. 18 Georgia’s 33-24 victory over No. 22 North Carolina in Kirby Smart’s debut as the Bulldogs’ coach Saturday night. Chubb scored a pair of touchdowns for Georgia (1-0), sending the…