Check roof for need of repair after harsh winter

A harsh winter has taken a toll on many roofs. Maybe there's a tell-tale leak, but sometimes problems are harder to spot. When the snow melts, it's a good time to take stock.

Huntsman closing four color plants, keeping Augusta in restructuring plans

Huntsman Corp., which is building a manufacturing facility in south Augusta, announced plans Thursday to restructure its color pigment business, including the closure of facilities similar to Augusta's proposed plant.

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.

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.

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.

Tourism officials say 2010 profitable for Augusta

Tourism means big bucks for Augusta. The city's tourism industry had a groundbreaking year last year, and tourism officials predict success for 2011.