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Metro Atlanta Super 25 by USA Today

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The latest edition of the Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll by USA Today is here.  This week there are pair of new faces, and a change in the top 5, but the name at the top stays the same.

The Norcross Blue Devils have this week off after last Friday's 36-3 win over Peachtree Ridge.  Grayson is still second then comes a change, as North Gwinnett climbs to the 3 spot.  Lassiter is 4th and the Sandy Creek is up to 5th.

M.L. King goes from 10th to 6th after their win over Stephenson. Lovejoy is 7th, South Gwinnett is 8th, and West Forsyth slids from 3rd to 9th after the Wolverines lose for the first time. Gainesville rounds out the top 10.

The Stockbridge Tigers joins the poll for the first time at number 21 and the Purple Hurricanes of Cartersville make their Super 25 debut at number 22.

Stephenson and Milton drop out of this week's Super 25.

SPECIAL REPORT: DFCS and children at risk

11Alive News has spent months investigating the state's handling of cases of alleged child abuse and the troubling failures to protect at-risk children.

The Division of Family and Children Services says eleven children have died this year in Georgia despite DFCS investigations into the families.

We wanted to figure out why these children were falling through the cracks and if their deaths could have been prevented.

We focused on the case of Jadien Harvey, a two-year-old Clayton County boy who died under mysterious circumstances in July.

Clayton County Police say Jadien was being babysat by his mother's boyfriend Kemra Matthew when he suddenly stopped breathing. Ultimately, paramedics rushed all four children in the home to the hospital.

Initially, it appeared that doctors were facing a medical mystery -- an illness whose onset was sudden, severe and in Jadien's case deadly.

Metro jobless rate drops to 8.4 percent

Metro jobless rate drops to 8.4 percent

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent in September, down from a revised 8.8 percent in August.

In Fayette County, the unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in September.

Labor officials say the jobless rate declined primarily because of fewer layoffs in manufacturing, construction, trade, administrative and support services, and accommodations and food services.

Among other Georgia metro areas, the Athens area continued to have the lowest area jobless rate at 6.4 percent. The Dalton area had the highest at 11.2 percent.

American Family Insurance Top 5 Performances

American Family Insurance Top 5 Performances

ATLANTA -- Each week during the high school football season, American Family Insurance will present the All Metro Atlanta top five performances.

This week number 5 is Meatron Thomas' catch and score as Stockbridge beats Dutchtown 45-19.

Number 4 is Ty Griffin's 40 yard touchdown toss to Chris Okeh for the McEachern touchdown.  The Indians beat North Cobb 49-27.

Number 3 is Joshua Robert's halfback pass to John Smith for a Whitewater touchdown.  Whitewater beat Creekside 17-7.

Number 2 is Mario Atkins touchdown strike to Cameron Sutton for Jonesboro's score.  The Cardinals beat Spalding 32-7.

Number 1 this week is Keyante Green's touchdown run for Eagles Landing Christian.  Green rushed for 182 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Chargers blanked Our Lady Of Mercy 49-0.

Metro Atlanta Super 25 poll by USA Today

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll is ready for you. After a shocking upset in Dekalb County and dominant performance by a defending state champion there is change within the top 5 this week.

The name at the top stays the same. Norcross leads the list again this week headed into this week's matchup with Peachtree Ridge. The Grayson Rams recorded their third straight shutout and moved up to 2nd. West Forsyth is next, with Lassiter and North Gwinnett making up the top 5.

Parkview, Sandy Creek, Gainesville, Lovejoy and M.L. King, Jr complete the top 10.

Stephenson drops from 7th to 19th after their loss to Miller Grove. South Gwinnett drops from 11th to 16th this week, while East Paulding rises from 25th to 14th.

North Cobb drops out of the poll while McEachern returns at 24th.

Malware warning: Fake FBI message may spread virus

ATLANTA -- A computer virus is spreading like wildfire across the nation. It's ugly, nasty and intimidating.

Here is how it works:

You may be looking at a sports or entertainment website when your computer becomes locked with a full screen of the FBI logo threatening you with jail because you are supposedly violating federal law. 

The screen states you must hand over $200 within 72 hours or you will be arrested.

Steve Emmett of the Atlanta office of the FBI says this is a scam.

"We will not send a threatening blast on your computer alerting you we have locked down your computer and that we need a payment," Emmett said.

The agency is receiving complaints from computer users across the country. The FBI has put a warning on their website to advise people not to pay the money and to beware of the virus.

Metro Atlanta Super 25 Poll by USA Today

ATLANTA, Ga. -- As Georgia high school football teams get set for the home stretch, there is movement throughout the latest edition of the Metro Atlanta Super 25 poll by USA Today.

The Norcross Blue Devils maintain the top spot after last Friday's win over Collins Hill. West Forsyth makes a big jump from 8th to 2nd this week. Grayson, Sandy Creek and North Gwinnett complete the top 5.

Parkview is 6th this week, with Stephenson moving us from 11th to 7th after their win over Tucker, Gainesville, Lassiter, and Lovejoy round out the top 10.

North Cobb returns this week at 21, while East Paulding checks in at 25. Walton and Collins Hill drop out of the poll.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 high school football poll is computer generated and is produced exclusively for 11Alive.Com by USA Today High School Sports.Com.