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(AUGUSTA, GA) A special proposed overlay plan for the Wrightsboro Road area of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort will be taken up by the Augusta-Richmond County Commission this Tuesday, November 15th. Public is invited to attend and provide thoughts and feedback. 



(AUGUSTA, GA) The Board of the Augusta Housing Authority has approved construction of 24 – 26 senior housing units on the Immaculate Conception property located at 11th Street and Laney Walker Boulevard. The Housing Authority is working in tandem with Augusta’s Housing Department on a design that fits within the guidelines of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Redevelopment Plan.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Save the date: Tuesday, January 1, 2012 for the Annual meeting of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort. Premier of a new video on the project, appearances by the Mayor and Augusta Commissioner, and more.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Digital Cities Survey, conducted by the Center for Digital Government and Government Technology, measures and assesses the use of information technology by local governments. Augusta is ranked fifth in the nation for cities with populations between 125,000-249,000 and the only Georgia city to make the list.


(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center, Inc. will sponsor their Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Activity Building located at 1332 Conklin Avenue, Augusta, GA 30901. A traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served. For more information and to volunteer, call (706) 722-0086. 



(AUGUSTA, GA) Southern Soul & Song: Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, with Special Guest Nu-Blu at The Imperial Theater, Friday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. . The pride of Cumming, Georgia, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out have released eleven albums and two greatest-hits collections and have won many honors including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year. They are joined by Nu-Blu, a great new band that brings a dynamic edge to traditional bluegrass. For tickets, call the box office at 706-722-8341 or go to


(AUGUSTA, GA) The revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem was the subject of a special presentation of best practices for sustainable urban planning and development at the American Architectural Foundation’s annual think-tank, Sustainable Cities Design Academy in Washington, DC on November 4.

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