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Spend the day stopping into shops along Savannah’s Broughton Street
Ongoing streetscape and redevelopment projects have prioritized historic preservation, and because the old has graciously welcomed the new, the best of Savannah still shines through.
Why did Georgia execute more prisoners in 2016 than any other state?
Last year, at a time when the use of death penalty had dropped to historic lows nationwide, Georgia executed nine people convicted of murder, more than any other state. Don’t expect that pace to continue.
Thomasville, Georgia: A proper Southern town
Drive or walk down the town’s original brick roads, sit on its wrought-iron benches, and admire its preserved Victorian architecture.
Sponsored Antebellum Trail
Georgia’s Antebellum Trail provides window to the Old South’s history
The Antebellum Trail is a 100-mile trek through Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton, and Macon
Road Trip: West Georgia
A largely rural expanse extending from the peaks of the Pine Mountain Range to the farmlands of Plains, west Georgia is known for its pine forests, pecan groves, and peanut fields. It’s also linked to two American presidents with deep ties to this land. The personal histories of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jimmy Carter are central to the story of the region, so much so that the area is known as Presidential Pathways.
New to metro Atlanta, Rocket Fizz is a candy paradise
Aside from how colorful the store is, what is most exciting is the element of discovery and delight in finding lost treasures. Are you looking for that hard-to-find candy from your childhood? Rocket Fizz stocks loads of treats and surprises from yesteryear.
Book Tour: Georgia
Visit the stomping grounds of Margaret Mitchell, Joel Chandler Harris, Alice Walker, and Flannery O’Connor.
Mike Boyce eyes upset in upcoming Cobb chair runoff
Five months after his campaign began, Boyce shocked political observers as the top vote-getter in the May Republican primary—coming within 400 votes of winning the seat outright.
Seventh-inning stretch: Cobb Chairman Tim Lee is battling to keep his job
By all rights, Tim Lee should be a shoo-in for reelection as Cobb County chairman. But in May, he came within 400 votes of losing his position outright to a no-name challenger.
Atlanta Must Reads for the Week: Future, Perdue’s happier chickens, and an escaped Georgia convict
The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.