Historic Augusta has established a Real Estate Program designed to match buyers and sellers of historic properties. Under this program the organization acquires options to buy significant buildings and then sells the properties to preservation minded buyers subject to historic preservation easements.
The Mayor’s office is helping to promote theI RUN AUGUSTA campaign, benefitting First Tee of Augusta’s Wine and Swine (Feb. 12) and Half Marathon (Feb. 26). For a cool PSA video see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv3ENrcJPE0&feature=youtu.be
The Augusta Regional Library is holding a discussion of Phillip S. Foner’s Twelve Years a Slave, February 16 at 6 pm and is holding its "Diamond in the Rough" Artistic Showcase featuring local local talent, February 18th at 4 pm
Mentoring for elementary and middle school boys and one-on-one homework assistance available at New Bethlehem Community Center. This is a FREE program. Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.
Mayor Deke Copenhaver’s 2012 State of the City address, which highlights a new collaborative development center initiative, can now be viewed on-line.
The Morris Museum of Art has just launched a new iphone application, art + soul of the South, free at:
Chester A. Wheeler, III, Director of Augusta’s Housing & Community Development Department, places the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in the context of Augusta’s overall renaissance, in a recent guest editorial in The Augusta Chronicle.