Georgia halls of fame face prospect of closing

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Georgia Music Hall of Fame Director Lisa Love and her staff have cut the grass and cleaned the toilets and done pretty much anything they could think of to save money needed to help keep the hall alive.

Now Love is leaving the post she has held since 2006, and the hall might not be far behind her.

With no fanfare and few legislators even noticing, the General Assembly just approved a budget that ends funding for the Georgia music and sports halls of fame in Macon, putting the future of the halls in doubt.

Read the complete story on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution website.

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bclicious
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bclicious 04/24/11 - 05:57 am
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What has Bibb County and the

What has Bibb County and the City of Macon done to try and prevent this from happening?

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rmwhitley 04/24/11 - 09:11 am
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Defense is the ONLY money

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Defense is the ONLY money that taxpayers should have to ante up.

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scgator 04/24/11 - 05:08 pm
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I understand the significance

I understand the significance of this group; but, why is it that every special interest group bases its business model off of gathering and using taxpayer money instead of using its own resources...........this is not a necessary allocation for government to function.

scgator
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scgator 04/24/11 - 05:08 pm
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I understand the significance

I understand the significance of this group; but, why is it that every special interest group bases its business model off of gathering and using taxpayer money instead of using its own resources...........this is not a necessary allocation for government to function.

Tisk tisk what is this world coming to
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I've been there and enjoyed

I've been there and enjoyed it but if they cannot support themselves by now, then they need to go. All it is saying is that people aren't that interested in going to it. It's been 10 years and I haven't even contemplated going back for another visit. Look at the Coca Cola museum; it is almost always full of people paying to get in.

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augusta citizen 04/24/11 - 10:07 pm
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They obviously can't support

They obviously can't support their program, it is not my place as a tax payer to have to.

bclicious
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bclicious 04/25/11 - 01:54 am
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They'll just have to close

They'll just have to close then.

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