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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Augusta officials say they'll be looking out for illegal scalpers and checking for required ticket broker licenses during the Masters Tournament.
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm is set to hold what is likely the final public vote on a Falcons stadium deal. Invest Atlanta plans to hold the vote at a specially called meeting Thursday morning.
According to Mike Plant, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Braves, the team is in talks with the City of Atlanta over their lease of Turner Field.