ATLANTA — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber.
- Augusta District 6: Hasan wins 52-48%
- Georgia Senate District 22: Jones wins 61-39%
- 10th Congressional District: Hice wins GOP
- GOP U.S. Senate: Perdue wins GOP - 50.71%
Augusta could be closer to having a permanent head of city government, with Mayor Deke Copenhaver calling a meeting to "discuss and approve" his recommendation.
British Open champion Rory McIlroy was so impressed with Augustan Jeff Knox's putting in the third round of April's Masters Tournament that he sent him a letter saying he'd like to play "a couple of practice rounds" with him at Augusta National Golf Club before the 2015 event.