Annual Georgia Press Association awards presented: The Georgia Press Association honored the winners of the 2018 Better Newspaper Contestat the Jekyll Island Club during the group’s 132nd annual convention. Complete list here. Local winners
Rome News-Tribune (division B, daily circulation of 8,000 to 17,999):
Third place, humor column, Severo Avila
Third place, investigative reporting, Spencer Lahr
Third place, sports feature photography, Jeremy Stewart
Third place,sports photography, Jeremy Stewart
The Daily Tribune News, Cartersville (division C, daily circulation of less than 8,000):
Magazine story, daily, first place, Andrew Houghton.
First place, sports coverage, Andrew Houghton.
Third place, sports coverage, Jason Greenberg and Andrew Houghton.
First place, spot news photography, Jason Greenberg