Tuesday is April 15th…and that means tax deadline day is quickly approaching. There is some good news to report though. Millions of tax filers can take comfort in the fact their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the internal revenue service.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters April 21 is the deadline to register for the May 20 primary. Kemp says it’s now easier to register since the launch of the state’s online registration program. The “My Voter Page” mobile application also allows Georgians to register, view sample ballots, find their polling […]
Bubba Watson has earned his second green jacket in three years by taking advantage of a two-hole turnaround at the Masters on Sunday. Watson was three shots behind third-round co-leader Jordan Spieth early in the final round and trailed by two before things changed during the eighth and ninth holes. That’s where Spieth carded […]
Today is the last day of practice at the Augusta National Golf Club before the 78th Masters Tournament gets underway tomorrow. It’s also Par 3 day…certainly one of everyone’s favorite days on the course. You’ll see wives, children, grandchildren and even celebrities serving as caddies for the contest. The field will consist of tournament […]
Former Georgia Tech yellow jacket Stewart Cink is in the lead-off twosome that opens the 78th Masters Tournament Thursday. Cink and South African Tim Clark begin play at 7:45 a.m….minutes after golf legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player make their annual ceremonial drives. Defending champion Adam Scott has a 10:30 a.m. tee […]
Thursday is the last day the east Augusta tag office will be open on Laney Walker Boulevard. Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick says the office will re-open as the west Augusta tag office on Washington Road in the Publix shopping center next Wednesday, April 16. Kendrick says the move is the first in the county’s […]
A shooting Tuesday morning left a North Augusta man dead and his wife in custody, charged with murder. Police say 21 year old Dakota Cook was shot once in the head around mid-morning in the couple’s home at North Augusta Gardens Apartments on Marion Street. 20 year old Terry Cook was charged in the […]
Organizers say time constraints, not the cost, are the reason a popular event showing the community’s support for the military will not be held this year. Thunder Over Augusta was set for May 27, but organizers are calling off this year’s event because they don’t have time to pull everything together. The event began […]