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Why advertise with Augusta Good News?

Do you want to link your brand with the positive news revolution?

Augusta Good News is a hyperlocal news organization focusing on the people who make the Augusta area an amazing place to work, live and play. Stories feature people profiles, organizations helping people in our community and events happening in the area. We highlight sports, education, faith, history and arts and entertainment — areas affecting the quality of life in the Augusta area.

 When you advertise at Augusta Good News, you are partnering with us as we help other organizations spread the word about the positive impact they have on the community. Recent stories have included a feature on a fundraiser which raised nearly $15,000 for patients with ALS to help them purchase equipment not covered by insurance, stories on area arts’ organizations (Colton Ballet, Augusta Players and Musical Theatre Workshops) performances, a piece on a local foundation that is fighting for a cure for a rare blood disease, a piece on Youth Leadership Augusta, an article on unique Holocaust remembrance program and a story on the Augusta Mini Theatre’s capital campaign.

Augusta Good News is local news by local people. And it’s a movement that’s gaining momentum as people hear about us.

Founded in November 2022 by Charmain Z. Brackett with 35 years of hometown journalism experience, Augusta Good News can’t cover all the good happening in the area. There are so many more stories to be told, and your advertising dollars help show people what a great community we live in – imperfections and all.           

Don Rhodes, who is a legendary columnist with more than 50 years in the newspaper business including many years at The Augusta Chronicle, wrote his last newspaper column for Augusta Good News prior to his June 9, 2023 death at the age of 77. He will be missed.

Francie Klopotic is a music and events columnist. Ron Baxley Jr. is a novelist as well as features writer. Tyler Strong, an Augusta native who works for the PGA Tour, has written columns as has Augusta’s favorite cocktail and food aficionado Ann Beth Strelec also known as Naked Epicurean.

Mike Adams has won multiple Georgia Press Association awards for his photography and regularly contributes photo stories on features and sports.

We offer a variety of advertising packages including in-story spots, banner ads and advertorials to share your company’s message.

To secure your spot on the site for positive news in the Augusta area, contact Anna at

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Local stories on local people, organizations and events. That's the focus of Augusta Good News, a member of the Georgia Press Association. And you don't have to go through a paywall to find these stories. An independent voice in Augusta, Ga., Augusta Good News is not funded by a billionaire or a large corporation; it doesn't have celebrity reporters who have agents. It's local people who are invested in the community and want to tell its stories. You can support local journalism and help us expand our coverage by becoming a supporter. Through Ko-Fi, you can give once or set up a monthly gift.

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