(AUGUSTA, GA) Come learn about the latest progress on Laney Walker/Bethlehem redevelopment activities. The Augusta Housing and Community Development Department holds its quarterly community meeting Tuesday, July 19 at the Tabernacle Baptist Church Family Life Center from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. http://www.heritagepineaugusta.com/news-events/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Chronicle highlights efforts by the Housing Department to retain current residents as part of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort. For the full story:

(AUGUSTA, GA)The Public Library is showcasing the following events:Guitar Hero Finals, Wednesday, July 20 from 6:00-8:00; Tips & Tricks for  Ancestry.com & HeritageQuest.com, July 21st at 2:00 PM;  Couponing with Carol, July 21st from 6:30-8:00. Join us to learn how to save thousands on your grocery bill! Book Signing Children’s Author Dr. Debi Toporoff, July 22nd at 10:00-12:30.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Woda Group and Parallel Housing, two of the pre-qualified developers for the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, have recently submitted their application to build approximately four dozen mixed-income homes along Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road. Successful applications to Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs will be announced this coming November.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Tomorrow, Inc. is proud to congratulate John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School for being honored by Newsweek Magazine as ranking #75 on the top 100 high schools in America.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The New Bethlehem Community Center launches its Summer Enrichment Camp, July 11-29, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Ages:  5 to 13.  Registration fee is $25.00 for first child and $15.00 for each additional child.  There is no additional cost.  Parents must provide transportation.  Call 706-722-0086 for more information.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at robyn@historicaugusta.org or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA  30903.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is showcasing award-winning independent filmmaker Matthew Buzzell, whose work has been shown on PBS and at the Tribeca Film Festival. Friday, July 22, noon.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The first annual BLOCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL celebration, which took place on Pine Street on May 7, has gone "prime time" with the launch of a video on YouTube.

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