downtown development authority check presentation to Oliver Hazard's

New Restaurant Planned for Downtown Perry Receives $10,000 Tourism Grant

November 25, 2019

The Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Georgia Power presented a $10,000 check to Oliver Hazard’s restaurant in front of their new location at 905 Carroll Street in Historic Downtown Perry. Oliver Hazard’s founders are John Hulbert and Chad Evans.  Mr. Evans is a founder of several popular destination restaurants in downtown Macon.  Nearly all the menu items will be harvested or purchased from Georgia-based growers in a farm-to-table concept.  They hope to draw visitors who are local and “foodies” who travel to dine.  A full bar will offer liquor, wine, and craft beer from Georgia’s finest craft breweries. The name Oliver Hazard is the heartbeat of Perry’s history.  Perry, incorporated in 1824, was named after Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero from the War of 1812. City of Perry Economic Development Director, Ashley Hardin, and Mr. Hulbert applied for the Georgia Tourism Product Development Funding Program in June after the Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau participated in the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Product Development team tour.  The program provides financial support for new and expanding tourism projects.  

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Celebrating 10 Years of Music in Our Community!

September 9, 2019

Celebrating 10 Years of Music in Our Community! The 10th Annual Perry Music Festival is Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Rotary Centennial Park, 650 General Courtney Hodges Boulevard in Perry, GA.   It will begin at 4PM and run until 11PM.  It is free admission. There will be local food and drink  vendors onsite serving all evening long! The lineup this year will not disappoint.  It is packed with hometown and other exciting talent from middle Georgia.  The full lineup is listed below: DJ Mix Master T Trombone Love The Dubshak Band Dam-Fi-No Band Big Mike & the Booty Papas Bold-N-Beautiful No outside coolers, food or alcohol permitted. Please do not bring pets. Bag chairs and blankets are allowed and encouraged!  Thank you to our presenting sponsors: ESG, The Constantine Group and Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau! For more information call 478-988-2758 or visit online at https://www.perry-ga.gov/economic-development/community-events/.

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History of Pressville’s Famous Brewery

March 23, 2017

A microbrewery or craft brewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer, typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is independently owned.

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Local Bed and Breakfast is “Best in the County”

March 23, 2017

A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast. Bed and breakfasts are often private family homes and typically have between four and eleven rooms, with six being the average.

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Summer Nights at the Library

March 23, 2017

A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is generally funded from public sources, such as taxes. It is operated by librarians and library paraprofessionals, who are also civil servants.

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Discover Pressville

February 23, 2017

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists.

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