(AUGUSTA, GA) Executives from former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin’s
Purpose Built Communities program will tour Laney Walker/Bethlehem in
early September. The visit follows a recent, successful meeting in
Atlanta between Purpose Built officials and Augusta leaders Mayor Deke
Copenhaver, City Administrator Fred Russell, and Housing Director
(AUGUSTA, GA)Paine College kicks off its fall semester with
convocation ceremonies this Wednesday, August 15 at 11 am at
Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Health Sciences University has posted its
long-term strategic plan, Transformation 2020, which maps out the
University’s strengths, goals, hopes, and aspirations as it prepare to
join the ranks of the great American Research University.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Finance Department and Augusta Tomorrow report
that Augusta’s sales tax collections for July 2012 were ahead of
last year’s collections and ahead of budgeted revenue
projections. “Along with the continued investment in the
downtown area and new industries coming to our city, this is
definitely a good sign of the strength of our local economy,”
commented Mayor Copenhaver.
(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is accepting applications
for the 2012-2013 Kid Power After School Program. This energetic
program helps children succeed in school and in life. All Richmond
County students in grades K5 through 8 are eligible to attend. Call
(706) 722-0086 for details.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development team is offering
presentations to area employers on affordable home ownership
opportunities in Augusta’s downtown area. For more information,
contact Shawn Edwards at SEdwards@augustaga.gov.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Public Library is launching its YA@AL
program (pronounced “Ya’ll!”), designed to provide
exceptional service to local young adults (aged 11 to 17 years old)
through the delivery of quality educational and recreational library
media and programming. Submittals for logo and slogan ideas from young
adults, entailing a freehand or digital logo and/or a one-sentence
slogan that best represents the mission and spirit of YA@AL are due by
(AUGUSTA, GA) Chester Wheeler, Director of the Augusta Housing and
Community Development Department, and Jesse Wiles, President of APD
Urban Planning and Management, headlined the 2012 UNCA Neighborhood
Revitalization Conference, held August 2-3 in Washington, DC, with a
comprehensive presentation about the Laney Walker/Bethlehem
(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES: