5 things to know: Popular Atlanta author survives attempted home-invasion


Five things to know Monday, Dec. 28:

1. The Falcons upset the Carolina Panthers yesterday, putting an end to their perfect season. [Jeff Schultz's take on the game | Even with the win, the Falcons are out of the playoffs]

2. A prominent Buckhead author survived an attempted home invasion. [More on how the invasion was thwarted]

3. Longtime Atlanta Braves coach Bobby Dews has died. [More on his legacy]

4.Tired of all the holiday food? Oak Steakhouse has $12 burgers and bourbon available today. [For more on what to do in Atlanta today]

5. What month is it again? Expect another warm, wet day. [Get your full Atlanta area weather forecast]

Bonus content

Our editors have put together a list of "2015 Must Reads" on myAJC. It's a chance to enjoy some amazing stories and extraordinary storytelling. You'll be glad you did. Today, read about the rebirth of Jekyll Island.