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The Sanford House in Milledgeville
Bonnie Simmons
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Bonnie Simmons

Meet Bonnie. Bonnie is the social media voice, website whiz and marketing director for the Milledgeville-Baldwin CVB. Bonnie fell in love with Milly while she attended Georgia College and worked at the downtown staple establishment, The Brick. Now married and chasing a toddler, she appreciates Milledgeville's family friendly adventures, from walking at the Oconee River Greenway to attending a First Friday.  

Gifts of Extraordinary Experiences

Are you struggling with finding a gift for that friend or family member that already has EVERYTHING they could ever want? With so much to do in Milledgeville, make your gift an experience to remember this year! We all have been guilty of having too much stuff (or waiting too late for free shipping)…

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The College Years

Your Milledgeville college years can be some of the greatest memories, meals and friendships of your life. But, have you been back to Milledgeville lately? The Brick is still serving up delicious stuffed sticks, and Amici is still jamming local bands, but the latest additions are amazing too. From…

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Oliver Hardy's Time in Milledgeville

Oliver Norvell Hardy was a successful American comedic actor in silent films and one half of the Academy Award winning comic duo Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted from 1927 to 1951. Hardy called Milledgeville home from 1903 – 1913. "It was in…

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Lakeside this Labor Day

In Milledgeville time off means time on the water. Swimming, wind-in-your-hair, jumping-waves kind of time. Good news, Labor Day is just around the corner, which means a three day weekend and time for some fun. Here are five ways you can celebrate Labor Day in Milledgeville. Grab your towel and…

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5 Inspiring Instagram Backdrops

We all love sharing a beautiful photo on Instagram and we all love Milledgeville. Often the background is equally as important as the subject in a photo. Here's our guide to 5 Insta-worthy walls to help you get your perfect shot and these Insta-lovers of Milledgeville doing a great job! 1…

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In Case You Missed It...

One of Milledgeville’s favorite Holiday traditions is touring Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion while it is decorated for Christmas celebrations. In case you missed it, here are 5 insider peeks to make you put it on your 2018 bucket list! 1. The largest decoration in the Mansion is the 28-foot-tall…

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Festival Season is Here

Fall is football and festival season in the south, and it’s just around the corner! Go ahead, grab a pumpkin spice latte and mark your calendar for these Milledgeville festivals you won’t want to miss. September 1 = First Friday Touch a Truck Party in the Plaza and Touch a Truck at September’s…

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6 Spring Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Spring is in the air, and these lively festivals are in full bloom in Milledgeville. We've compiled our annual list of can't-miss spring festivals. Mark your calendars! Experience a recreation of Mary Virginia Brown's 1859 doll wedding where the local Baptist minister married her dolls with pomp and…

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Architectural Legacy

With an intoxicating perfume of magnolia, moonlight and mystery, Milledgeville has earned quite a reputation over the years. The rebellious, yet classic beauty has often been misjudged and misunderstood, but her attraction is undeniable. Southern flair is common in Milledgeville’s colorful…

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