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Week Six Game of the Week Nominees

EAST POINT, GA -- With 59.9 percent of the vote, Lovejoy at Tri-Cities is 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Game of the Week.

The undefeated Wildcats go into the game with a chance to be 5-0 for the first time since they went 11-1 in 2003 and lost to Westside-Macon in the second round of the playoffs.

Tri-Cities, having only lost to Creekside 28-20, is currently 4-1. That is the squad's best start since 2002. The Bulldogs have shut out two opponents this season and only gave up six points to Mundy's Mill last week.

Lovejoy's offense has averaged 31.5 points per game.

Weekend Roadwork Picks Back Up

ATLANTA -- If it's a weekend, you can count on roadwork in Metro Atlanta, weather permitting. Here's how to avoid construction if it's in your neighborhood.

DeKalb Co.: I-20 Eastbound 

9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday

Exit and entrance ramps at Panola Road (Exit 71), exit ramp to Evans Mill Road (Exit 74), and one right lane between Wesley Chapel Road and Evans Mill Road will be closed for construction.

N.C. Wreck Claims 4 Members of a Gwinnett Family

Washington County, N.C. - - The North Carolina Highway Patrol confirms four members of a family from Gwinnett County, including two young children, died after an SUV lost control in a weather-related accident Thursday afternoon.

The wreck, on U.S. 64, west of Creswell, happened around 12:20 p.m.

The dead are identified as 27-year-old Daniel Alvarez, who was the driver, 29-year-old Natalie Owens, one-year-old Ariela Alvarez and three-year-old Zacharia Alvarez. Ezeikel Alvarez, Zacharia's twin, survived and is being treated at a hospital.

Witnesses told the Highway Patrol that the Jeep hydroplaned on the highway, and went off the right side of the road. The vehicle then ran down a small hill, hit an embankment and flipped over into a canal.

Troopers say those killed appeared to have drowned.

Man Accused Of Scamming Churches Caught

COBB COUNTY, GA -- Marvin Gipson is charged with four counts of Theft By Deception after being apprehended months after he allegedly scammed several area churches.

Gipson apparently moved his operations out of state after the heat was on him in Georgia according to Cobb County Police. They said he targeted churches with a consistent story: "I'm a victim of the September floods. I have to get to a job in Texas. I need money and after the job I'll pay you back."

Kurtis Jensen said Gipson approached him at Church at Trinity Chapel in Powder Springs not far from the flooding. "It was $200 in cash I gave him," Jensen told 11 Alive News last February. "I also filled up his tank with gas, gave him food for his supposed family and he actually said he had no way of cooking food so I gave him my microwave."

Apparel Company Moving Distribution Center

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) -- Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. says it will
relocate its Georgia distribution center to McDonough and add about 150 jobs.

The apparel-making company said Wednesday it will move from its existing facility in Austell to the 852,000-square-foot Liberty
Distribution Building in McDonough. It says the move will allow it
to double its current workforce and allow for possible future
growth.

The company makes heavy use of seaports in its distribution
operations, and says the move will enable it to double the volume of products it ships through the Port of Savannah.

Is Texting-While-Driving Ban Making an Impact?

ATLANTA -- Early data from Georgia, and the most recent national study, suggest texting bans aren't as effective as most wish they were.

The numbers show a very heated law off to a very slow start.

READ: Highway Loss Data Institute Findings

In Georgia, Governor Sonny Perdue signed a texting-while-driving ban into law earlier this year; it went into effect in July and started getting enforced in August.

"Since then, we have issued 30 citations," said Trooper 1st Class Carlos Searcy of the Georgia State Patrol.

That's less than one per day.

Chattahoochee Tech Experiences Record Enrollment

MARIETTA, GA -- Fall quarter at Chattahoochee Technical College doesn't begin until later this week, but Georgia's largest technical college is on the verge of yet another quarter of record enrollment.

As of Sept. 27, approximately 13,470 students were set to begin their first day of class this Wednesday, Sept. 29. That is well above last fall's enrollment number of around 11,515 students at a growth rate of almost 17%.

The college's most popular locations are its Marietta and North Metro campuses. However, online classes also seem to be a preferred option, with the number of online students increasing 43% this year.