(AUGUSTA, GA) Miss Adele Randall, one of the longest continuous residents in Laney Walker/Bethlehem, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at her residence at 1222 Pine Street. "In addition to being a remarkable individual," noted Housing Director Chester Wheeler, "Miss Randall provided our project with credibility, testament to the fact that we would not displace anyone who wanted to continue to be a part of this historic community. She will be missed by all of us." Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from W. H. Mays Mortuary Chapel with Reverend John Lockhart officiating.
(AUGUSTA, GA) With the sale of 1241 Pine Street, the Laney Walker/Bethlehem development team has crossed the $2 million sales threshold for Heritage Pine, the flagship development project for LWB. www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com
(AUGUSTA,GA) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and Georgia Regents Medical Center (GRMC), Georgia’s public academic health center renowned for its top-ranked doctors, announced a 15-year alliance to enable increasingly patient-centered approaches to care and to create an innovative business model that addresses current and future clinical, operational and equipment needs of GRMC’s multiple sites. The alliance is a first-of-its-kind delivery model in the United States. Through the agreement, worth approximately USD 300 million, the largest of its kind for Philips, the company will provide GRMC with a comprehensive range of consulting services, advanced medical technologies, and operational performance, planning and maintenance services with pre-determined monthly operational costs over a 15-year term. The alliance will broadly support the Georgia Regents Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Georgia Regents University Cancer Center and the health system’s numerous outpatient clinics.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The next community meeting on Laney Walker/Bethlehem will be held on Thursday, July 18th from 6 – 8 pm at Beulah Grove. Open to the public. Dedication of the Heritage Pine pocket park, with key note addresses by Mayor Copenhaver and Administrator Russell, will take place on July 30th at 10 am, further details to be released shortly. www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is holding its family scavenger hunt on Thursday, July 11 starting at 6 pm. Rummage through the museum looking for clues to an evening of entertainment and education. www.themorris.org
(AUGUSTA, GA) The projected impacts of Georgia Regents University on Augusta over the next 17 years are highlighted in a video located on the Augusta Tomorrow website.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Effort, in partnership with Antioch Ministries, Inc., is moving forward with Phase 2 of its development of Holley Street Commons. J&B Construction Services has been selected to proceed with construction of a cul-de-sac in this priority development area, which will house an additional five homes. www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com
(AUGUSTA, GA) Plans are underway for another great Blocks Are Beautiful celebration. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept 14 – details coming soon. Contact Edkesha Anderson at 706-821-1797 if you’d like to volunteer or have ideas to share.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Photography Festival, Inc. presents "Reframing the Subject: Photographing Transformation in Laney Walker/Bethlehem" September 27-29, 2013. This weekend-long workshop features classes and photo field trips focused on Augusta’s historic Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. More information and registration at www.augustaphotofestival.org.
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