(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Housing & Community Development Department will be reporting this week to the Augusta-Richmond County Commission on highlights of its Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Project, including the construction of 14 new homes in its flagship Heritage Pine development, sales of $1.2 million in homes to date, five additional home sales in Holley Street Common by Antioch Development Corporation, and pending mutli-use, multi-family developments at both Foundry Place (opposite GHSU) and Twiggs Circle.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES: http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/community-headlines/.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The East Central Georgia Regional Library has winnowed down its search for a new Director to four short-listed candidates. Interviews will be conducted July 23rd & 24th, 2012.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The New Bethlehem Community Garden is ripe with a variety of vegetables. Each Wednesday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. residents are welcome to stop by, learn how to pick the vegetables and care for the garden, and take some home to enjoy. For more information or to volunteer to help, call (706) 722-0086.
(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. www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Trade, Exhibit and Event (TEE) Center is bringing $7.2 million to Augusta in estimated direct visitor spending for the first 12 groups that have signed contracts for when the TEE Center opens January 1, 2013. “Ten of the groups would not have been able to meet in the city without the addition of the flat-floor column-free space that is currently under construction attached to the city’s existing conference center” noted the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
www.augustaga.org and www.augustatomorrow.org