Alan Kay of Blairsville competed for $500,000, in hopes of outlasting nine other men in the wilderness of Vancouver Island on the new History survivalist show "Alone."

5 things to know: Did Georgia man win half a million by being 'Alone'?

Five things to know for Friday, August 21:

1. Did Blairsville survivalist and corrections officer Alan Kay outlast a 22-year-old to win the first season of History’s “Alone” and bring home $500,000? [Read Rodney Ho's blog to find out]

2. The Freedom From Religion Foundation charged Georgia Tech with holding policies that “fail to properly protect your student athletes’ rights of conscience and pose a high degree of risk of discrimination.” [Read the full story here]

3. Bobbi Kristina Brown’s companion Nick Gordon has returned to social media for the first time since Brown's death in late July. [Read Jennifer Brett's story to see what he posted]

4. A Cobb County grand jury indicted former DeKalb County judge on charges that she lied to state investigators. [Read the full story here]

5. Miss those near-90 temps? You're in luck today. Also, take an umbrella. [See the full forecast here]

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