Mon., March 7, 2011 6:05pm
Gov. Nathan Deal appointed three more members to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority Monday. The board has been at a stalemate on what to do about the future of the Macon museum, which will lose state funding at the end of June. The board’s next vote is set for next week with the three new members.
Thu., January 27, 2011 9:59am
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority will take more time to decide on the new location for the museum. The board rejected a proposal for the museum to stay in Macon.
Fri., January 21, 2011 3:40pm
GMHF Authority Board wants more details on proposals. Four cities are trying to house the Music Hall of Fame. Lawmakers will ultimately decide where the museum will be.
Mon., January 17, 2011 11:38am
The north Georgia city of Dahlonega has withdrawn its bid to host the state's Music Hall of Fame.
Thu., December 30, 2010 4:22pm
Two cities are expected to bid. Macon wants to keep the museum in their city. Music Hall of Fame bid from Macon will be made public as well.
Mon., December 20, 2010 4:24pm
Macon going to court over making Music Hall of Fame bid public. Group says if Athens sees their bid it could put them at a disadvantage. Group will be in court Wednesday.
Mon., December 6, 2010 3:13pm
State will issue 10-million dollars in bonds for College Football Hall of Fame. Some in Macon call that hypocritical. State slowly removing funding from halls in Macon.
Wed., November 17, 2010 3:42pm
Macon designates 500-thousand dollars over three years for Halls. City hopes to keep museums in Macon. County may contribute as well.
Tue., November 9, 2010 3:17pm
Music Hall of Fame Authority Board says state funding is not part of any new plan. Museum could move from Macon. Final proposals due by December.
Mon., October 18, 2010 8:36am
The state museum has been steadily losing public funding and lawmakers called for it to become independent and allowed other cities to make a bid to have it moved.