Two Georgia counties now are waiting on federal intervention to get district lines drawn for soon upcoming county and school board races. Lawmakers in Augusta's Richmond County and Metro Atlanta's Cobb County couldn't agree on new district maps.
Augusta’s mayor thinks his region’s economy relies too heavily on government installations like Fort Gordon and the Savannah River Site. Mayor Deke Copenhaver wants to change that with a regional collaboration center focused on the technology, energy and health sectors.
It’s Masters week in Augusta. Last night, the city welcomed golf fans from around the world for the sport’s biggest event. City officials say more people are coming to the tournament this year which means more money for the local economy.