Thu., March 7, 2013 11:07am
A 1964 building that housed one of Savannah's oldest black-owned businesses has been added to the official list of America's historic treasures. City officials say the family-owned Savannah Pharmacy was the city's second oldest black-owned business and served residents for a century before it closed in 2007.
Thu., January 17, 2013 12:00pm
Augusta’s Paine College has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. State officials announced the federal decision Wednesday. The listing actually happened Dec. 26.
Thu., October 4, 2012 6:18am
State transportation planners want to adjust the route for a proposed highway connecting the Rome and Cartersville areas more directly to I-75. The changes come in response to a federal ruling this summer that an 1867 manganese mine on Dobbins Mountain has historic value, halting federal money to the roadway because it would damage the area.
Thu., August 2, 2012 4:29pm
A former mine in northwest Georgia could force state transportation officials to pick another route for the proposed U.S. Highway 411 connector in Bartow County. A federal official notified the state this week that the mine is historically significant and eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mon., January 16, 2012 9:30am
The Georgia Welcome Center located off U.S. Highway 301 in Screven County is one of a kind — the last of the state's original welcome centers from the 1960s to remain open. Now the 50-year-old building has been added the National Register of Historic Places, the federal government's list of the nation's most historically significant buildings and locations.
Fri., November 25, 2011 1:00am
Two historic districts, an old school house and two historic districts are Georgia’s new sites on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mon., September 26, 2011 8:21am
Owners of ranch-style homes in Georgia may be residing in a piece of history. Ranch homes became eligible for the National Register of Historic Places in 2010, and about 2,000 communities and individual ranch homes across Georgia are currently listed. The designation means tax incentives, consideration by state or federally funded projects as to how a project could impact the property and homeowner pride.