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

  • State's Safe Holiday Driving Campaign Underway
  • Henry County  12-Year-Old Recognized For Homeless Charity
  • Rural Schools Get Arts Education Grants