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The Sanford House in Milledgeville
Amy Strang
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Amy is a senior Mass Communication major and Spanish minor at Georgia College. She loves traveling, photography and cooking. If anyone's ever looking for her, she can usually be found in Downtown Milly at Blackbird drinking an absurd amount of coffee and reading a book. 

Goodbye Milly

I first met Milledgeville when I was seventeen. I was touring colleges and attempting to figure out where I wanted to be. A student friend of mine showed me Georgia College’s campus, walked me through downtown and we ate lunch at The Brick. A year later, we met again when I took an official tour…

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Graduation Gift Guide

The clock is ticking as graduation comes closer and closer. Wondering what to get your the student in your life before they head off into the real world? Shopping local for a grad gift is the best way to find the perfect gift for a graduate. Whether it’s a sentimental keepsake or a creative piece of…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo- the day the Mexican army defeated the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While it’s a relatively minor day in Mexico, folks in the States love celebrating it by indulging in some of Mexico’s finest food and drink. And by that I mean tacos and tequila. Here are our Top 3…

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Sunday is Earth Day

Several spots in Milledgeville will be celebrating our lovely Earth this weekend. Here are a few you won’t want to miss. 1. Earthfest 2018 Georgia College’s Environmental Science Club is celebrating Earth Day today, April 20th. Stop by Georgia College’s front campus for an all-day festival. It will…

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Antebellum Spirits still call Milledgeville Home

It’s Friday the 13th! The historically superstitious day has me thinking about Milly’s haunted past. Milledgeville was established as Georgia’s capital in 1804 and legend has it that antebellum spirits still call Milledgeville home. Take a look at some of Milledgeville’s most haunted locations. 1…

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A broad and diverse shop

Milly is known for it’s stand out downtown shops. In the past few years, our downtown area has even won awards for its excellence! One of my favorite shops to visit on a downtown day is North Wayne Street shop Eclectic. The reason I like Eclectic so much is because there is no other store like it…

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Milly's Best Book Nooks

I am a known bookworm. The feeling of being absorbed in a good story is unlike any other. One moment, it is 10 p.m. and I open a book to read a few pages before I go to bed. The next moment, it’s 4 a.m. and I’ve read 300 pages. While being completely caught up in a great story is fun, getting only…

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Dog Days in Milly

What’s better on a sunny day then spending a little time outdoors, soaking up the rays, getting some rest and relaxation? I’m glad you asked. The only thing that can make such a sweet day even sweeter is adding a furry pup to the mix! Meet Emmy. She’s a Carolina Dog mix and just about the happiest…

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Coffee Crazed

The month of March is known as National Caffeine Awareness Month. For some, this may mean lowering their caffeine intake. For coffee-addicted human beings like myself, this means drinking even more of our favorite life-giving beverage. The place that I go for my caffeine fix is... you guessed it-…

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Finding Our History at Georgia's Old Capital Museum

Recently, I’ve been so curious about Milledgeville’s history. This city is full of Antebellum beauty and has been the site of many historic events. As I’ve continued digging for more history, I paid a visit to Georgia’s Old Capital Museum. Many people do not know that Milledgeville was once…

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