These Georgia landmarks are in danger of disappearing forever

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2022 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. “This is the Trust’s seventeenth annual Places in Peril list,” said Mark C. McDonald, president and CEO of the Trust. “To date, 95% of past Places in Peril sites

Do you know these Georgia ghost stories?

Plastic skeletons and blanket ghosts are festooned over yards across the state, ready to welcome trick or treaters on Halloween. But in communities all over Georgia, storytellers and historians whisper dark tales of the past that are more hair-raising than any inflatable

Now you can see Georgia’s rivers Google Street-View-Style

Georgia’s rivers are getting a better map. Georgia River Network is partnering with EarthViews to create modern, 360-degree digital maps of Georgia rivers. Similar to the “Street View” feature on Google Maps, anyone can go online to EarthViews.com and explore an expanding

These Georgia landmarks are at risk of being gone forever

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation has released its 2021 list of “10 Places in Peril,” historic sites across the state either threatened by neglect or in danger of demolition or encroaching development. The nonprofit organization’s 16th annual “Places in Peril” list, as

This Georgia city was named best place in America to live

(The Center Square) – Evans, a suburban neighborhood near Augusta, was named the best place in America to live recently by Money, mainly for its low cost of living, good schools and employment rate. Longtime resident Suzanne Lilly Honeymichael said the best thing

Georgia’s poorest town revealed

(The Center Square) – Fort Valley was ranked the poorest town in Georgia in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, lower-income communities where households earn much less than the nation’s median annual household income. With a population of 8,740, Fort Valley recorded a

Lightning destroys historic Georgia home

LOUISVILLE — Georgia lost a piece of its history Monday after lightning struck a historic home in Louisville and burned it to the ground. The home known as “Louise” or “The Little House” was in the process of being restored. According to

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Augusta

There’s more to Augusta than golf. Though the Master’s Tournament doubles the city’s population each year and is what the city is most known for, Augusta has one of the richest histories of any city in Georgia. Here are a few things

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bethlehem, Georgia

Christmas is a perfect time to drop a list about Georgia’s own little town of Bethlehem. Located in Barrow County, the town of about 700 people only comes up in news stories and conversation when people talk about getting Christmas cards postmarked

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The City of Savannah

Savannah holds the distinction of being Georgia’s first city and was founded at the same time the colony of Georgia was founded by James Edward Oglethorpe. You probably know it is a historic city and that it has a culture unique to

These Georgia landmarks are at risk of being lost forever

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2020 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Places in Peril is designed to raise awareness about Georgia’s significant historic, archaeological and cultural resources, including buildings, structures, districts, archaeological sites and cultural landscapes that