Tourism conference ends Friday with speech from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal

A three-day coference in Augusta centered on elevating Georgia's tourism industry was capped off Friday by a message from Gov. Nathan Deal.

Friends to compete in triathlon to support Peggy Seigler

Peggy Seigler is battling a rare form of cancer and can't compete in Ironman 70.3 Augusta, but three friends are participating in her honor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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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