(AUGUSTA, GA) GoWP announces a FREE WordPress training webinar on August 13, 2014 at 1pm; Getting Started with WordPress, the session will cover WordPress basics including an overview of the Admin Panel. Open to the public. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/144450899212088065
(AUGUSTA, GA) Twiggs Circle, the 4th of 6 Priority Development Areas for Laney Walker/Bethlehem, is slated to break ground on Wednesday, August 27th at 11 am. Free and open to the public. The development will be launched by a series of affordable single-family homes by the Laney Walker Development Corporation and Raleigh NC-based Builders of Hope (www.twiggscircle.com)


(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®)  Dan Pavlin of Bernard Williams talks with Pearl Fyderek about his upcoming presentation with  SCORE, September 25, and the “Top Ten Questions Small Businesses Ask about Business Insurance, and how to navigate the insurance landscape for small businesses.” Listen now: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/savannahopenfor


(GEORGIA)  Business attorney Charles Bowen of The Bowen Law Group has been approved by the Georgia Supreme Court to register with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution as both a General Civil Mediator and a Domestic Relations Mediator. By procuring his certification with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution, Bowen is eligible to handle both private mediations as well as court-ordered cases. For more information, visit  http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/savannah-business-lawyer-charles-bowen-earns-mediation-certification/

(AUGUSTA, GA) On Monday, August 11 there will be the last in a series of public meetings on the planned Heritage Trail, 6 pm at Beulah Grove Baptist Church.

(AUGUSTA SPOTLIGHT) on Cynthia Wright, PR Coordinator for CarriageTradePR.  8 Things You Did Not Know about Cynthia: https://myaugustageorgia.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/augusta-spotlight-with-cynthia-wright/  


(AUGUSTA, GA) GoWP announces a FREE WordPress training webinar on Augusta 20, 2014 at 1pm: Using WordPress Plugins, online session will demonstrate how to research, install and configure popular plugins. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4420834249679551745

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The 30901 Development Corporation VITA/TCE Tax Site will provide free income tax preparation again this year at the Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way, Augusta. There is no fee for this service. Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. by appointment only. Walk-ins Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Call 706-722-4999 for an appointment.

(MASHABLE) Find Out When That Email You Sent Was Read http://mashable.com/2014/02/20/chrome-streak-email/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

(AUGUSTA, GA) The marketing manager of the new Cabela’s store in Augusta is Katie Duncan. Duncan, an Augusta native, will lead Cabela’s community outreach and partnership efforts and coordinate all in-store events, including seminars, workshops and more.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sunset Music & Arts at Heritage Pine (formerly Jazz on Pine) returns to Laney Walker/Bethlehem beginning March 1. Co-presenter Garden City Jazz is SEEKING A FEW GOOD ARTISTS-music, visual, performance-for this newly expanded series. Contact info@gardencityjazz.com or 762-233-5299 for more information. http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Regents University’s Black History Month celebration continues with a talk by Dr. Kent Leslie on Augusta’s Lucy Craft Laney. Thursday, February 27, 2:30 p.m. at University Hall, room 157, Summerville Campus. http://www.gru.edu

(AUGUSTA, GA) PHOTOS from North Augusta Chamber Meeting: http://spotted.augusta.com/galleries/4586/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Canal Spring Schedule begins March 1 with new Pedal into the Past bicycle events, musical performers, and canal discovery walks. For a complete schedule of events and programs, visit http://www.augustacanal.com/. These new offerings from the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area are free, but a $5 donation is appreciated.

(SOCIAL MEDIA) 12 Steps to Create the Perfectly Optimized Webpage http://blog.red-website-design.co.uk/2014/02/14/12-steps-to-create-the-perfectly-optimised-webpage/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Canal has been chosen as a partner for a new interactive map of America’s most significant engineering projects. The Engineering Map of America, created by PBS American Experience made its debut in conjunction with the February 18 premiere of the public television series’ program featuring major engineering achievements. Link to Map:www.pbs.org/engineeringmap; Link to YouTube video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoBdAFR-TaQ&authuser=0; Link to iPhone app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/american-experiencemapping/id585230600

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sunday, March 2, 2:00 p.m. at the Morris Museum of Art, Artrageous! Family Sunday: Drive-In Day. Bring your blanket and enjoy classic cartoons in our mock drive-in theater. Pose for a picture with our car cutout and craft your own fantasy vehicle. We’ll provide the popcorn! FREE. http://www.themorris.org/

(BUSINESS INSIDER) How to See All the Companies that are Tracking you on Facebook – and Block Them: http://www.businessinsider.com/block-companies-tracking-you-on-facebook-2014-1

(AUGUSTA, GA) Join Historic Augusta for its Preservation for Profit workshop and learn how investment in a historic building makes good financial sense. Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Joseph R. Lamar Boyhood Home, 415 Seventh Street, Augusta. Free for Historic Augusta members; $30 for non-members. Continuing Ed credits available for real estate agents. To register or for more information, contact Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or visit http://www.historicaugusta.org.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Market at The River starts up March 15 and continues every Saturday through December 6. In preparation for Opening Day, organizers invite farmers, artists, crafters, musicians, performing artists and organizations to participate. Call 706-627-0128 or visit http://www.theaugustamarket.com for performance and/or partnership opportunities.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Soirée: Jazz and Wine, an evening of live jazz and lovely people, every 4th Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, 739 Greene St., downtown Augusta. Classic jazz music performed by the area’s top artists, various wines selected by the host, and light eats provided by Augusta’s finest chefs. All presented with state-of-the-art sound and lighting in a beautiful, historic building. Dress like you mean it. RSVP, 762.233.JAZZ (5299). http://ssme.to/SOIREE

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, a National Historic Landmark located at 419 Seventh Street in downtown Augusta, is undergoing repairs and will be closed to the public from February 18 through March 26, 2014. For an update on progress visit http://www.wilsonboyhoodhome.org or contact Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436.

(INC) 3 Office Tweaks to Boost Creativity http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/3-office-tweaks-to-boost-creativity.html?cid=sf01002

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(AUGUSTA, GA) PHOTOS from the Lucy Craft Laney Heritage Gala http://spotted.augusta.com/galleries/4495/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The general manager of the new Cabela’s Augusta Outpost store is Bruce Biedenharn, 54. A native of Mason City, Illinois, Biedenharn brings more than 35 years of retail-management experience. He will lead a team of about 100 employees at Cabela’s first Georgia store. http://www.cabelas.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) PHOTOS from Gallery Signing Day http://spotted.augusta.com/galleries/4514/

(MASHABLE) People-Powered Publishing Is Changing All the Rules. http://mashable.com/2014/02/09/self-publishing-digital/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

(AUGUSTA, GA) PHOTOS from Chamber Banquet and Showcase http://spotted.augusta.com/galleries/4512/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Need a business mentor? Need free business advise? SCORE has over 13,000 volunteers with more than 600 business skills. SCORE Volunteers are working and retired business owners, executives, and corporate leaders. Volunteers share their wisdom and lessons learned in business. They are located at 3140 Augusta Tech Drive. (706) 793-9998 http://augustaga.score.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Jazz vocalist Niki Haris is performing at Union Baptist Church, located at 1104 Greene Street, on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Union Baptist Church Restoration Fund, which is used to provide bricks and mortar restoration and operating support to the church.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Two historic neighborhoods coming together to regenerate Augusta’s urban core – a transformation few people ever imagined. http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Book Festival begins this Thursday. More than 30 authors will be in attendance including Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander, MD. View the complete author list and plan to spend Presidents Day Weekend in Savannah http://bit.ly/1hoPA5c

(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) According to these statistics, companies with blogs generate 97% more leads. http://socialmouths.com/blog/2014/02/06/content-marketing-improve-search-engine-rankings/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Historic Augusta 2014 Heritage Party will be held on Tuesday, March 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the home of Becky and Randy Smith who live at 814 Milledge Road. All current, new or renewing members at the donor level ($350) and above are invited to attend. If you would like to check the status of your membership, renew, or join Historic Augusta, please call 706-724-0436.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Premier Outlets, a division of Ben Carter Enterprises, announced today that it is planning a 400,000 square foot fashion outlet mall to open in Fall 2015. The mall is to be located at I-20 and Riverwatch Parkway (exit 200) next to Costco, Cabela’s and Georgia Theatre. For more information, visit http://gallery.mailchimp.com/d11e89beacbd2be3d0208a7cc/files/Augusta_1_page_flyer.pdf

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Holiday Inn Express & Suites on Broad Street is expected to open in mid-March. The six-story hotel replaces an old Regency Inn at 444 Broad Street and will include 118 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, gym and meeting space. The $8 million project will add 30-40 jobs, with hiring expected to start March 1. See full story at http://m.chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-24/projects-slated-completion-2014.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Southpoint Media, a Georgia-based web development firm, has been hired by Albany State University to redesign the university’s website and convert it to WordPress. http://www.southpointmedia.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00-5:30 p.m. FREE Admission. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com

(MISSION:PR) APRIL 1, 2014 * What to do in a media crisis situation – Crisis PR 101 – Free. RSVP at http://www.marjorieyoung.com

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(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz will present the “State of the Georgia Regents University and Health System Enterprise” on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at noon in the Maxwell Theatre on the GRU Summerville Campus. http://www.gru.edu/

(AUGUSTA, GA)- TEDx TelfairStreet, Augusta’s first ever TEDx event, is almost here. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a local, self-organized event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDx TelfairStreet will be held Friday, January 31st 2014 from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Augusta Main Library, 823 Telfair Street, downtown Augusta. http://tedxtelfairstreet.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Paine College’s application packet for Scholarships, Honors, and Awards is now available. The deadline for submitting the application electronically is midnight, January 31, 2014. http://www.paine.edu/academics/scholarships.aspx

(AUGUSTA, GA) – It’s Artrageous! Family Sunday: On February 2 at 2:00 p.m., the Morris Museum of Art presents Drums-a-Go-Go. Join in one big drum circle just for kids led by percussionist extraordinaire Not Gaddy. Afterwards, create musically inspired art. FREE. http://www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Craft Laney Museum will hold its Eighth Annual Lucy Craft Laney Heritage Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 6:00- 10:00 pm at the Augusta Marriott, Two Tenth Street. Deadline for ticket purchases is Jan. 21. See http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/gala.htm for details.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Attention anyone with an older or historic home or building! The public is invited to attend Historic Augusta’s House Fair on Saturday, February 8, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This one-stop opportunity to meet and learn from preservation experts and service providers will take place at Historic Augusta Headquarters, 415 Seventh Street, Augusta. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436 or visit http://www.historicaugusta.org.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Greater Augusta Arts Council’s Wet Paint Party and Sale gives member artists an opportunity to sell their work in a party setting with an audience of over 400 people. Last year, over $8000 went straight into artists’ pockets after the Wet Paint Party and Sale. Saturday, February 8, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta. http://augustaarts.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com

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