Mon., May 6, 2013 3:00am
Despite a rocky recovery, the Wildcats are showing that football isn't just about wins and losses. The program still unites the community and gives students discipline, drive and skills needed on and off the turf.
Wed., February 8, 2012 9:04am
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame will stay in Macon for at least the next three years under a lease agreement expected to be filed Tuesday in Bibb County. The paperwork was not immediately available, but Ben Sapp, the museum's interim director, said Gov. Nathan Deal has signed off on the agreement.
Wed., December 28, 2011 4:17pm
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame boosters waiting for state to sign lease agreement. Newtown Macon will officially run the facility once the deal is signed by the state. Efforts to save the Music Hall of Fame failed.
Mon., October 10, 2011 3:57pm
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Authority has approved a license agreement with a Macon group to operate the museum for the next year, with options for two more years. The Telegraph reports authority members are scheduled to will meet on Tuesday with the State Properties Commission to complete a lease agreement with the Development Authority of Bibb County.
Fri., June 17, 2011 10:11am
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Authority has voted to extend its negotiations with Halls of Fame Inc. of Macon until July 31. The authority is negotiating to transfer the operations of the museum to Halls of Fame Inc., the lone group to submit a bid to take over the museum.
Tue., May 17, 2011 1:35pm
The newly-formed oversight committee comes to Macon for a tour. The group will report to the governor but has no say on whether the Music Hall of Fame will stay in Macon. Music Hall of Fame scheduled to close at the end of June unless board comes to an agreement with Macon museum supporters.
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.