Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Atlanta may be the undisputed capital of music and the first stop for big name artists on tour, but other Georgia cities are making their mark. From some of the great artists of soul music, Southern rock and classical music to up-and-coming musicians, Georgia’s rich musical heritage is getting noticed and drawing travelers to cities like Macon, Augusta, and Athens. These hometown artists who made it big are inspiring new generations of performers eager to follow in the footsteps of legends like James Brown, the Allman Brothers, R.E.M., and Otis Redding. Click here to read more.

The Heart of Downtown

When European settlers arrived in Georgia, they looked to develop communities as the population increased. Railroad lines and their corresponding depots created instant towns, but many times town founders built courthouses to instill justice within the county with retail businesses surrounding the building. These squares became the heart of the communities. Click here to continue reading.

Q & A : Tommy Jennings

For those that know Tommy Jennings, president and chief executive officer of the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce, the revelation that conversations with his grandson and goats trump every vacation in the history of the Jennings family isn’t a stretch. Its his family that propels everything he does as a community leader, piloting Barrow County toward expansion and improvement. To read the full Q & A click here.