Cobb County to pay $300 million for Braves stadium

Cobb County officials have released key details for the public financing of a new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium, saying they'll use a mix of existing taxes as well as new taxes on business and tourism.

Braves' move highlights race, class disparity in Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves' decision to move to Cobb County highlights long-standing disparities over wealth, where people live and transportation - all facets of life connected to race and social class in Atlanta.

Braves will leave Turner Field

ATLANTA - Just 17 years after Turner Field opened, it looks as though the stadium affectionately known as "the Ted" is headed for extinction.

North Augusta to reveal 'Project Jackson' details

North Augusta officials say they'll disclose Wednesday the details of "Project Jackson," a proposed major, multi-use riverfront project widely rumored to include a new stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.

Mercedes-Benz, UPS have new supporting roles at Masters Tournament

Mercedes-Benz is in as one of the three primary sponsors of the Masters Tournament, and ExxonMobil is out.

July visitors to Augusta to spend $6.1 million

...Evangelical Church will bring 1,225 people to Augusta and $454,860 in spending.Peggy Seigler, the vice president of sales and marketing for the CVB, said July is a strong tourism month with family reunions and off-season meetings adding...

GreenJackets, Giants to renew affiliation

...Madison Bumgarner."We've always been happy with the Giants," said Jeff Eiseman, Ripken Baseball's vice president of sales and marketing. "They've given us what has to be the longest run of winning baseball in Augusta's history."The...

On the Move

Annie Cobetto has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at VeryVera. The Augusta resident was previously the manager of the mail order department. Her new responsibilities include directing...

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On the move

Darrell Johnson has been promoted to sergeant at Wackenhut Services Inc. at Savannah River Site. His new responsibilities include supervision of protective force personnel in the Perimeter Protection Department.

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Augusta hopes to expand near river

As overturned earth prepares to meet steel for the construction of the city's trade, exhibit and event center, Augusta's leaders are hoping the development can pave the way for expansion along the riverfront.