(AUGUSTA, GA) Downtown living at its best: New energy efficient, quality-built homes available in the award-winning Heritage Pine neighborhood. The “Silas” model, 1228 and 1243 Pine Street, 3BR/2BA/2,168 sq. ft., each priced at $167,154. See http://www.heritagepineaugusta.com/our-homes/silas/, or contact Meybohm Realtors at 706-790-5828.
(AUGUSTA, GA) A new organization, focused on promoting in-town living in Augusta, is in the process of being formed. The organization’s mission will be to highlight the many options and benefits of living in Laney Walker, Harrisburg, Olde Towne, and the downtown area. Those interested in helping should contact Kenley Dick, firstname.lastname@example.org
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Authority and Augusta Housing & Community Development Department have partnered to begin the first of a multi-phase development at the Twiggs Circle node of the Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. Located at Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road, this phase will include 40 units of senior housing, featuring single family homes and duplexes. Future phases call for an eclectic mix of homeowners, renters, retail, and neighborhood parks. For more information on this and the Laney Walker Bethlehem revitalization, visit http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/neighborhood-developments/twiggs-circle.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council is hosting a creative conversation for all cultural creatives regarding enhancing the role of art in Augusta’s urban core. Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 pm at Sacred Heart.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The City of Augusta is soliciting Proposals to design a Heritage Trail for Laney Walker/Bethlehem. For more information:
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is presenting a solo exhibition of mixed media works by Nancy Wellington Bookhart entitled Alterations: Fashioning a Black Identity March 1 – April 30, 2013.
(AUGUSTA, GA) An Augusta creative technology company, Exponent Design Works, LLC, won the initial ideation stage of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Apps for Vehicles Challenge. Their smartphone application, Fuel Economy Coach, teaches drivers good habits that will improve their vehicle fuel economy.
(AUGUSTA,GA) The Wallace Library Branch of Augusta’s Regional Library has an active week planned, with introductory lessons for computer use on March 5 and March 7 and a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ 109th birthday on March 6th (9:30 – 10:30).
(AUGUSTA, GA) A renovated, historic home at 1247 Laney Walker Boulevard is the focus of a recent article in The Augusta Chronicle.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The 30901 Development Corporation VITA/TCE Tax Site provides free income tax preparation. The tax site is located at the Beulah Grove Community Resource Center at 1446 Lee Beard Way.
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