Heritage Park makes Georgia Trust’s 2020 list of state’s ten “Places in Peril”

STAFF REPORT ::: The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2020 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. “This is the Trust’s fifteenth annual Places in Peril list,” said Mark C. McDonald, president and CEO of the Trust. “We hope the list will continue to bring preservation solutions to Georgia’s imperiled historic resources by highlighting […]

Doc Holliday BBQ & Music Festival returns

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The annual Doc Holliday Barbecue and Music Festival will return to downtown Griffin Sept. 22 and 23, bringing with it entertainment of the past and present. This family-friendly event not only offers entertainment for all, but has made it more affordable than ever before. In past years, the festival was a […]

Lifelong Griffin resident’s video shows a glimpse back in time

By Sheila A. Marshall Managing Editor The world around us is constantly changing. Although we may not notice the minutia on a daily basis, over time, the differences can be shocking. Such is the case with a video filmed in 1979 by lifelong Griffin residents David and Reba Baugh. Entitled “A Drive Thru Griffin,” David […]