Wed., June 19, 2013 5:00am
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit formed to help save the state's historic treasures, says Percell and Veronica Kelley recently bought a Victorian railroad cottage known as the Miller House. It’s the third historic home needing restoration work they’ve bought in the city of Fosyth over the past three years.
Fri., June 14, 2013 6:00am
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.
Thu., April 11, 2013 8:00am
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.
Thu., March 7, 2013 6:07am
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 10:38am
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.