(AUGUSTA, GA) The next Laney Walker/Bethlehem quarterly community
meeting will take place Tuesday, September 25 at 6:00 PM at the Family
Life Center of Tabernacle Baptist Church. The public is encouraged to
come hear about recent development activity and upcoming events.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and
Historic Augusta, Inc. will present the third annual symposium, "This
Place Matters: Preserving Augusta’s African-American Communities,"
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 19-20.
(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center will celebrate 100 years
of service in Augusta with two events. The community is invited to
enjoy the Centennial Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00
a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Registrations are being accepted for vendors and
participants. On Sunday, October 21, 2012, the Alumni and Friends of
New Bethlehem will host "100 Years of Memories and Accomplishments" at
3:00 p.m. For more information about these events, call (706)
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is holding an exhibition
opening,Portraits of Southern Artists by Jerry Siegel Friday,
September 21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. And in celebration of the
Museum’s twentieth anniversary, the Morris is offering FREE admission
for 20 days-September 25-October 14, 2012.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Construction is well underway on a new 15-unit
residential development by the United House of Prayer in the East Mill
Village area of Laney Walker/Bethlehem.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Story-time with Ms. Eileen is held every Wednesday
morning at 10:00 at the Wallace Branch of the Augusta Public Library.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development team is offering
presentations to area employers on affordable home ownership
opportunities in Augusta’s downtown area. For more information,
contact Shawn Edwards at SEdwards@augustaga.gov.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Greenway Project is circulating a letter to
Mayor Deke Copenhaver (with 200 signatures already attached)
requesting that a Planning Committee be appointed, and that funding be
derived from the forthcoming tax revenue from the recently-passed
(T-SPLOST). For more information:
(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES: