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.
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.
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.
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.
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.