Mon., April 29, 2013 6:48pm
City leaders and organizers of the upcoming AJC Peachtree Road Race say they will be taking enhanced security measures for the annual race in the wake of the bombings at the Boston marathon.
Fri., April 26, 2013 12:00pm
The annual Twilight Criterium race will take place Saturday in Athens, rain or shine. “It may dampen spirits slightly, but everything will go on,” said Bill Overend, chair of the Athens Twilight Foundation. Cyclists have been taking part in the 80K race since 1980. The criterium wraps around downtown Athens and has grown from just 40 cyclists to now 150. Overand said the event has become a huge boost for downtown businesses and they will be prepared for the inclement weather.
Fri., April 26, 2013 10:18am
Two players from the state of Georgia made it into the national spotlight Thursday night as they were chosen in the NFL Draft.
Fri., April 19, 2013 10:28am
The Kansas City-based architecture firm that designed the new stadium shared by the New York Jets and Giants is the top choice to design a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. Documents from the state of Georgia name 360 Architecture as the "apparent awardee" of the lead architect job.
Wed., April 17, 2013 4:09pm
A concert held last weekend at the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium was an immediate success for those both on campus and off. The country concert featured Georgia artists Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett as well as Florida native Jake Owen.
Sat., April 13, 2013 2:00pm
Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but allowed to stay in the tournament.
Thu., April 11, 2013 6:47pm
Sergio Garcia has turned in a bogey-free round to claim a share of the Masters lead. Garcia shot a 6-under 66 Thursday, leaving him tied with Marc Leishman and matching the Spaniard's best score ever at Augusta National.
Thu., April 11, 2013 9:02am
With ceremonial tee shots from three of golf's greatest players, the Masters has started on an overcast day. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player — with 13 green jackets between them — each struck a ball off the first tee to begin the first major of the year Thursday.
Wed., April 10, 2013 10:00am
Richmond County Sheriff's Capt. Scott Gay said authorities are likely to file charges against people found scalping tickets along local highways because of safety concerns. Those arrested will be charged with improper stopping on a roadway and other offenses.
Mon., April 8, 2013 5:41am
Golfers will take their first swings at Augusta National Golf Club Monday morning as practice rounds begin for the Masters Tournament. It’s been a banner year for housing rentals in the tournament’s host city.