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What happened to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame?

What happened to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame?

What is a hall of fame? Is it the building that contains artifacts, plaques, and statues honoring famous people, or is it the people themselves? Is it a physical place, or a transcendent honor? During its wobbly lifespan from 1996 to 2011, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame was all those things, until it wasn’t anything.

Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve is expected to become Georgia’s first national park

There are 63 national parks in the United States. If all goes as planned, the 64th will be Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve in central Georgia. While all new national parks make headlines, this one is bound to attract extra attention. It will be the first national park comanaged by a forcibly removed Native American tribe that lived on the land long ago but has not ever returned.

Weekend Getaway: A 3-day travel itinerary for visiting Macon, Georgia

There’s a common sentiment in Macon that downtown used to be nothing but parking lots—and now you can’t find anywhere to park. While you may have to settle for a space an extra block or two away these days, strolling around town is precisely the point of this charming central Georgia city’s cultural and social revival.
A new rock-climbing park will preserve the legacy of a stone mason who became one of Georgia's first Black legislators

A new rock-climbing park will preserve the legacy of a stone mason who became one of Georgia’s first Black legislators

Northeast of Macon, the Jake’s Woods project aims to create regional destination through confluence of Georgia history and unique, outdoor recreation.
Hidden Georgia: 58 amazing places we'll bet you've never been

Hidden Georgia: 58 amazing places we’ll bet you’ve never been

Our essential guide to 58 fascinating museums, historic sites, thrilling rides, lovable animals, inspiring artisans, tasty restaurants, quirky inns, roadside curiosities, and illegal hooch
Joe Adams house Macon

A studio, gallery, and vacation rental all combine in this historic Macon home

Contemporary artist Joe Adams has restored several historic houses in his hometown of Macon, and this one proved to be the perfect space for his working studio and a gallery.
Little Richard

Remembering Little Richard, the Macon-born “architect of rock ‘n’ roll”

“He shaped musicians like Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Prince, and influenced how people dress and how they define themselves today,” says David Kirby, author of Little Richard: The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll. “He dreamed up a world that nobody thought possible.”
Outdoor rooms

An insider’s guide to creating garden rooms perfect for entertaining

When Carey Pickard and Chris Howard throw a party—which is often—guests spill across nearly an acre of garden rooms behind their Macon home, a mid-19th-century waterworks structure. Here's some inspiration so you can get back yard like theirs.
Donald Trump Brian Kemp Rally Macon Georgia Election 2018

Outside President Trump’s Georgia rally: Thousands of Kemp supporters, a jumbotron, and a bloody kiss

Inside the Middle Georgia Regional Airport hangar in Macon on Sunday, Donald Trump endorsed Brian Kemp and encouraged Republican supporters to vote. Outside in the overflow lot, there was a bit of excitement from counterprotesters and poor PA system.
Sapelo Skin Care

3 new Georgia-grown beauty brands

When a new beauty brand pops up in the Peach State, it’s worth taking note. Here are a few that deserve more than a passing glance.

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