The deadliest storm in Georgia history struck the state 120 years ago Tuesday. The 1893 hurricane killed about 2,000 people. But it also was one of the last big storms to hit Georgia. A forecaster says most coastal residents today have no memory of what a similar storm could do.
At the nation marks 50 years since the March on Washington, it's worth taking time to note the foot soldiers who fought for change locally. In coastal Brunswick, the story of how the city integrated -- peacefully and with little notice until after the fact -- is not well known. GPB presents this archive story from 2008.
A Savannah historian and author is turning Colonial Georgia history 180 degrees. Paul Pressly argues that America's 13th Colony had more in common with the Caribbean than with other British outposts in North America. He details differences and similarities between Savannah and Charleston.
It took less then three years to construct a building that holds centuries of history. The Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia opened Friday in Athens. This is a building history fans will want to investigate.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is showing off its latest renovation project, its largest to date. The college, known for rehabilitating about 80 buildings in Savannah, has unveiled the newly expanded SCAD Museum of Art. A remarkable structure blending modern and historic details, it houses much of the college's impressive collection.
A new smart phone app will give tourists at the Augusta Canal a closer look at a Civil War factory. Visitors can look through their phone’s camera view finder to see buildings that haven’t stood in more than a century.