Fri., June 14, 2013 10:00am
A Georgia nonprofit dedicated to preserving the state's historic treasures is giving $2,500 to help restore a cow barn at the Milledgeville farm of author Flannery O'Connor. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation says the grant money will go to the Flannery O'Connor-Andalusia Foundation. Andalusia is the 544-acre farm where O'Connor lived and wrote from 1951 until her death in 1964.
Wed., May 29, 2013 11:56am
A photo exhibit commissioned by Historic Macon Foundation shows how several addresses in Macon's College Hill neighborhood have changed over time.
Sun., May 12, 2013 10:40pm
Musician Little Richard Penniman received an honorary degree from Mercer University in his hometown of Macon, the same weekend he learned that his boyhood home there will be preserved.
Thu., April 11, 2013 12:00pm
A Georgia nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation is asking the public for nominations to its annual list of the state's most threatened historic treasures. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation releases a list every fall of 10 'Places in Peril' every year.
Mon., April 8, 2013 9:52am
Thousands of customers have visited a new Wendy’s in Fort Valley in its opening week, despite controversy that surrounded the restaurant’s construction.
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.
Wed., February 6, 2013 3:38pm
An international conference in Charleston is tackling a topic that folks in Savannah are talking about more and more. Cruise ships and their impact on historic communities is the focus of a three-day meeting. Charleston is ahead of Savannah in developing a multi-million-dollar cruise ship industry.
Wed., December 12, 2012 1:00pm
The Gwinnett County Commission on Tuesday approved a deal to buy the site of Fort Daniel, a frontier outpost that protected settlers during the War of 1812.
Thu., December 6, 2012 11:00am
The chief executive of Georgia's leading private historic preservation group has been picked to chair a network of likeminded organizations from across the U.S.
Fri., November 23, 2012 12:00pm
The Tift Depot in Albany is one of five remaining antebellum brick rail depots in Georgia. Thanks to its spot on the Georgia Trust’s 2012 Places in Peril, the depot is receiving publicity that could help with restoration.