Many of the visitors who came to Augusta
for Masters week received a warm welcome at the Augusta Regional Airport.
Robin Dixon and the Midnight Moon Band
entertained folks as they waited for flights or friends.
On a typical month the airport has
about 20,000 passengers; Masters week alone airport officials expect that many
people to fly through the airport.
So the band had a big and ever changing
"This airport, here and over here,
was completely full. So we're expecting a crowd later this evening," said
lead singer Robin Dixon.
The band got the gig by winning the airport's Spring
Music Festival competition.
While many Southwest Georgia schools are preparing to close for summer, leaders with Pelham City Schools said they're making plans now for the new school year.
The city of Pelham is making strides to improve the quality of life for its residents.
Although it's not known yet how many Georgians officially voted in Tuesday's primary, turnout in the region was flat or slightly lower than expected.
As seniors across Southwest Georgia prepared to take the next steps in their futures, one senior class wanted to make the legacy they left behind count.
A national finance corporation dubbed Cordele the poorest town in the state of Georgia, but residents and leaders believe that may not be the full story.