Courtesy of Daryn Kagan

Wild fires spreading across California, vaping deaths, punches and counterpunches in the impeachment inquiry — the problems of the world can feel inescapable with each ping of a news alert.

Daryn Kagan knows that all too well. As a local reporter and later anchor for CNN, she's covered the good, the bad, and the ugly. 

Drew Dawson

Parking in downtown Augusta has been free for decades.  However, this summer that could change as the city looks to further develop its urban core. 


  • Ga. Ports Executive Director Says Talmadge Bridge Should Be Replaced
  • Atlanta Job Numbers For December Set Record
  • MLK Family Home To Be Open To Public


  • Atlanta Exploring Options To Pay TSA Workers
  • Kemp Pushing Budget Proposals At Capital
  • NAACP Calls Out Legislator For Supporting Racist Institutions And White Supremacy


  • Health Care For Seniors In Kemp Budget
  • Some Fulton County Teachers Getting A Pay Raise
  • Markakis Re-Ups With The Braves


  • TSA Imports Screeners For Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport
  • AU Medical Center And University Health Join Forces For Cancer Care
  • New Park Opens On Jekyll Island

  • MLK Holiday Events
  • Gov. Kemp Approval Rating Lags In Recent Poll
  • Civil Rights Museum Opens New Exhibit

  • Democrats Call For Medicaid Expansion In Response To Gov. Kemp's Address
  • Delta Airlines Provides Grant To Re-Open MLK National Historical Park
  • Georgia Southern University Names Marrero As New President

  • Kemp Delivers State Of The State Address
  • Government Shutdown Impacts Women's Health Services
  • Gladys Knight To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl

Bradley George / GPB News

Downtown Augusta is home to hundreds of horses and cows this week. But not for a livestock show. It’s the 40th annual Augusta Futurity cutting horse competition, a ranch necessity that’s now a sport.


  • Kemp Inauguration Today
  • Georgia Increases Number Of Medical Residencies
  • Big Boi Joins Super Bowl Half Time Show

GPB Evening Headlines for Jan. 11, 2019

Jan 11, 2019

  • MARTA CEO Calls For $100 Billion Investment In Public Transit
  • Stacey Abrams Weighing Options For Next Political Move
  • Immigration Courts In Georgia Affected By Government Shutdown
  • MLK Day Celebrations To Continue Despite Shutdown

  • TSA Workers Protest At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • King Center Announces Calendar Of Events For MLK Holiday
  • GA House Speaker Ralston Opposes Passing Religious Freedom Legislation

  • Flu Hitting Georgia Hard
  • S.A.F.E Commission Takes Public Comments In Atlanta
  • Gov. Deal To Lecture At UGA and Other State Universities

GPB Evening Headlines for Jan. 9, 2019

Jan 9, 2019

  • Kemp Launces 'Georgians First' Tour Before Inauguration
  • USDA Guarantees SNAP and WIC Benefits Through February
  • Public Health Officials Prep For Super Bowl 53

  • State Department Of Corrections Improves Solitary Confinement Conditions
  • Campaign Warns Teens Of Tobacco Use Danger
  • Volunteers Sought To Keep Coastal National Parks Open During Shutdown

GPB Evening Headlines For Jan. 8, 2019

Jan 8, 2019

  • Residents In South Cobb Gather To Discuss Forming New City
  • Voting Rights Group Reccomends Hand-marked Paper Ballots
  • Campaign Launches To Curb Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Youth

  • Clean Up After East Georgia Train Derailment To Take Weeks
  • $1.4mil Allocated For Airport To Handle Super Bowl Crowds
  • Cartersville High School Grad Leads Clemson To National Title

GPB Evening Headlines for Jan. 7, 2019

Jan 7, 2019

  • Atlanta City Council Approves Sweeping Scooter Regulations
  • Georgia Tech President To Step Down Over The Summer
  • Atlanta Public Schools Agrees On Gulch Redevelopment Deal

  • E-Scooter Regulations On Atlanta City Council Agenda Today
  • Train Derailment Spills Hydrochloric Acid In East Georgia
  • Georgia Productions Win At Golden Globe Awards

GPB Evening Headlines for Jan. 4, 2019

Jan 4, 2019

  • Record Number Of Women To Join State Legislature
  • Georgia Shrimping Season Ends
  • Georgia Newspapers From Before Civil War, Now Online

  • Proposed New Voting Machines Tested
  • Coca Cola Aquires Coffee Company
  • First Right Whale Calf Of Season 

GPB Evening Headlines for Jan. 3, 2019

Jan 3, 2019

  • Companies Vie To Replace Georgia's Voting System At Sec. Of State's Office
  • State Files Lawsuit Against Major Opioid Distributors, Manufacturers
  • Gov. Nathan Deal Unveils His Official Portrait During Final Days In Office

  • Raw Sewage Contaminating Chatahoochie River Near Mableton
  • 116th Congress Begins Session Today
  • Menu For Masters Champions Dinner Announced

GPB Evening Headlines For Jan. 2, 2019

Jan 2, 2019

  • McBath, New Members Of Congress To Be Sworn In Thursday
  • 72 Buses Rumble Through Atlanta To Highlight Sex Trafficking
  • Police 'Crack Testing' Offer Makes Social Media Waves

  • 17 Bills Pre-Filed Ahead Of Jan. 14 Legislative Session Opening
  • Federal Government Shutdown Affects Georgia
  • 8000 Georgians Ticketed For Cell Phone Use While Driving in 2018

GPB Evening Headlines For Dec. 27, 2018

Dec 27, 2018

  • Flash Flood Watch, Rain Expected Through Year's End
  • State Income Tax Rate To Decrease In 2019
  • The Peach Drop To Return To Underground Atlanta
  • Aphid Infestation Threatens Georgia Oat Crop

GPB Evening Headlines For Dec. 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018

  • Bill Filed Would End 'Tampon Tax' In Georgia
  • Georgia's Kaolin Mines Home To Rare Metals
  • Fire Officials Warn Against Christmas Tree Fires After The Holidays

  • MARTA Invests In Upgrades In DeKalb County
  • DFCS Tests Panic Buttons For Case Workers
  • Paul Johnson Coaches Last Georgia Tech Game At Quick Lane Bowl

GPB Evening Headlines for Dec. 25, 2018

Dec 25, 2018

  • New Grants Fund Arts Education In Rural Schools
  • State Pilots Panic Buttons For Social Workers
  • Post Office To Be Renamed In Honor Of All-Black Parachute Unit