This week the first new house was sold under a project to revitalize two historic African-American communities in Augusta.
For decades the Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods have been plagued by abandoned properties and overgrown lots.
Officials in coastal Glynn County have narrowed their options for a jail expansion project.
The possible locations appears to end years of bitter controversy.
County officials need more jail space and so three years-ago they embarked on jail expansion in downtown Brunswick.
The state house passed a bill that would allow the clear-cutting of trees in front of billboards. It's a measure bill board companies have been trying to pass for years.
The bill lets companies cut trees on state right of way property obscuring motorists’ view of the signs.