Floyd Superintendent Honors HS Seniors

The coronavirus epidemic has been particularly tough on high school seniors, who saw their last semester and all it entails – prom, graduation, some final time with hometown friends – wiped out.  Up in Floyd County, superintendent Jeff Wilson wanted to...

NewTown Macon shifts goals

In ordinary times, NewTown Macon is a public-private partnership that looks to attract investment and focus in downtown Macon, reinvigorating the historic district.  With COVID-19 throwing things for a loop, the group has recalibrated its efforts around making sure...

Army Corps ponders removing river wall

Back in the early 1900’s in Augusta, a training wall was constructed down the middle of the Savannah River in order to facilitate commercial shipping navigation.  When commercial traffic ended in 1979, the wall remained, now serving only as an obstruction to...

Help from The Masters

The 2020 Masters Tournament may be postponed, but Augusta National officials are still helping make an impact on the local community.  Fred Ridley, chairman of Augusta National and the Masters, announced Monday that his organization, along with the Community...

Rome shows “Signs of Hope”

In these trying times local leaders are trying to provide hope to their communities in any way they can.  That’s why the Rome Board of Tourism launched the #RomeGaStrong Signs of Hope Contest meant to lift spirits in Northwest Georgia.  To enter people can...

Tybee St. Patrick’s Parade Rolls On

  Despite both national and state level declarations of emergency over the spread of the coronavirus, revelers partook in Tybee Island’s annual Irish Heritage Parade Saturday.  City officials, following urging from Mayor Shirley Sessions, postponed the...

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