The scoop on Monday, August 24: 5 things to know this morning

For the first time since his cancer diagnosis was made public, former President Jimmy Carter taught Sunday school in his hometown's church — Maranatha Baptist Church. Carter shortly discussed his diagnosis and then said, "That's enough of that subject." He taught back-to-back classes just days after his radiation treatment, though he had promised friends and family that he would ease up on his schedule. Read more.

2. Falcons player Roddy White to undergo surgery

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is scheduled to undergo minor surgery Monday for the removal of debris from his right elbow. White is expected to be good to go for the Sept. 14 opener, but his absence may make it difficult for a team implementing a new offensive system with the season only three weeks away. Read more.

3. UGA is No. 9, Tech No. 16 in first AP poll

According to the writers and broadcasters who vote in The Associated Press poll, Georgia is going to be a top 10 team this year, while Georgia Tech was ranked No. 16. It's the first time since 2010 that the Yellow Jackets have been ranked in the preseason. Read more.

4. Man found shot to death in wrecked car in South Fulton

11Alive News reported 22-year-old Darien Williams was found shot to death inside his wrecked car Saturday morning in southern Fulton County outside the Lakes Point subdivision in Fairburn. No arrests were made. Read more.

5. Georgian killed in suicide bombing was 'father of the year'

When Barry Sutton started working a dangerous job in Afghanistan to provide for his three daughters, he was well aware he was putting himself in harmful situations. The former Floyd County deputy was killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan. Read more.

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