5 things to know: Athens bar closes after being accused of serving racist drink

Here are five things you need to know tonight:

1. A man was killed Thursday morning in a multi-vehicle wreck on Bells Ferry Road, Cobb County police said. Investigators believe a driver was southbound on Bells Ferry Road, just west of I-75 near Marietta, when he collided with two vehicles that were northbound. [Read more]

2. Is General Beauregard's a lost cause? Two days after the Athens bar was accused of having a version of a margarita called a "N*****ita" on its drink menu, the Confederate-themed bar has been temporarily closed. [Read more] | [The owner speaks out]

3. A DeKalb County grand jury on Thursday recommended no charges be brought against the officer who shot a man who had just called 911 for help, but advised further investigation was needed in the police-involved shooting of an unarmed veteran. [Read more]

4.  Atlanta tops New Year's destinations, but the Peach Drop may not return. [Read more]

5. There have not been many times Matt Ryan has faced scrutiny for more than a game or two at a time. One of those times is now. [Read more]