(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Initiative has received a 2013 National Planning Excellence Award from the American Planning Association and Department of Housing and Urban Development. This prestigious national award places emphasis on how creative housing, economic development, and private investments have been used in or with a comprehensive community development plan to empower a community. laneywalkerbethlehem.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/HUD-AugustaLaneyWalker2013_web.pdf.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Tomorrow, Inc. board has just announced the completion of a newly updated and interactive History section on its website. The updated section not only chronicles the history of Augusta Tomorrow, but of the City of Augusta during the last 30 years.


(AUGUSTA, GA) GHSU is rolling out its plan for street calming along Laney Walker Boulevard, a plan that many are citing as a win-win solution to reducing potential vehicle fatalities while also maintaining connectivity to adjacent neighborhoods such as Laney Walker and Bethlehem.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council of Augusta GA has received a coveted Community Foundation of the CSRA grant. The grant will be used to present “14 Stations,” the work of internationally renowned photographer, David Michalek. This presentation at Sacred Heart Cultural Center in June, will be the culmination of a week-long exploration of the impact of art on social change – specifically showcasing the work of local social service agencies who focus on the transition out of homelessness. From January to June the Arts council will be working with numerous agency partners to introduce art into the lives of transitioning families and individuals.
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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem development team has released an RFP for development opportunities of two iconic, historic structures: one at the former site of St. Benedict’s Boarding School (Laney Walker Boulevard and 12th Street), and the other at the site of the Penny Savings & Loan. Interested parties should contact Warren Campbell at wcampbell@assetproperty.com.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Heritage Pine Homeowners Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, January 28, 6 to 8 pm at 1228 Laney Walker Boulevard. www.heritagepineaugusta.com 


(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES:     http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/community-headlines/.

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