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.
Two players from the state of Georgia made it into the national spotlight Thursday night as they were chosen in the NFL Draft.
University of Georgia standout Jarvis Jones was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Fellow linebacker Alec Ogletree was drafted by the St. Louis Rams.
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.
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.
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.