(AUGUSTA, GA) Builders of Hope, a Raleigh NC-based developer focused on affordable housing and urban renewal (http://www.buildersofhope.org/) is partnering with local non-profit developer Laney Walker Development Corporation to open up the 4th priority development project area in Laney Walker/Bethlehem, Twiggs Circle. Ground-breaking on the first three houses is slated to take place the first week of August (http://www.twiggscircle.com/).

(AUGUSTA, GA) The last in a series of three public meetings on a planned Heritage Trail for Laney Walker/Bethlehem is slated to take place on Monday, August 11th at Beulah Grove Baptist Church at 6:00 pm. Cranston Engineering, Historic Augusta, and historian Bobby Donaldson from the University of South Carolina are leading the planning effort (http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/)

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(AUGUSTA, GA) SherryWine, a highly-regarded local jazz ensemble, is slated to perform Saturday evening, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at the community park on Pine Street, center of the national award-winning development Heritage Pine. The event is part of the Sunset Music & Arts at Heritage Pine, held every first Saturday through November by Garden City Jazz and the City of Augusta (http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/).

(AUGUSTA, GA) Join bestselling novelist Karin Gillespie for the “Write and Sell That Novel!” Workshop on Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. The workshop is free to attend and will be held at the Nancy Carson Library. For more information, visit http://events.augusta.com/events/community-events-literary-events/workshop-write-and-sell-novel

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The AARP Seminar and Luncheon will take place at noon on Saturday, July 26 at the Jenkins Memorial Community Enrichment Center. Products, discounts, benefits, services, programs, resources and volunteer opportunities will be offered to attendants. This lecture will be appropriate for individuals ages 50 and older. For more information, visit http://events.augusta.com/events/community-events-education/aarp-seminar-and-luncheon

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Veggie Truck Farmers Market will take place Tuesday, July 22 at 4:30 pm at the A.L. Williams Park. Rain or Shine. Activities include a cooking class, children’s activities, locally-grown, farm-fresh produce, honey, eggs, baked goods, nuts and meats. Cash and credit accepted. For more information, visit theveggietruck.org

(FORBES.COM) Buffett Donates $2.8 Billion, Breaks Personal Giving Record: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexmorrell/2014/07/15/buffett-donates-2-8-billion-breaks-personal-giving-record/

(AUGUSTA, GA) On Thursday, July 24, the 246th Army Jazz Band and Art Show will be the next show for the Music in the Park.  The show will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, visit naartscouncil.org

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