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.
Chipper Jones has retired from the Braves, but he will still be on the field as the team takes on the Philadelphia Phillies in the season-opener in Atlanta. Jones is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for his old team Monday night at Turner Field.
The Michigan-made portable maple court for men's college basketball's Final Four is making the trip this week to Atlanta. A truck hauling the floor is scheduled to make stops at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Dalton State in Georgia on Monday.
Georgia pulled away Saturday night to dethrone two-time defending champion California at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships. The Bulldogs won their first title since 2005 by scoring 477 points.