Augusta Commission OKs new funds for Laney-Walker, Bethlehem project

The Augusta Commission agreed to a compromise $2.4 million infusion of new funds for the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment effort Friday.The controversial redevelopment project in two historically black neighborhoods, guaranteed...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem work still short on funds

The project was guaranteed $37.5 million over 50 years, but funding for redevelopment in Laney-Walker and Bethlehem remains limited to just $100,000 a year because of debt payments.That won't go far toward covering Housing and Community...

Lower rate on bonds aids Laney-Walker, Bethlehem projects

The bonds, issued by the Augusta Urban Redevelopment Agency, refinance an earlier bond issue, repay a $2.5 million city loan and infuse about $2.6 million into the city's Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment project.

Board authorizes $15.5 million in Laney-Walker bonds

...Agency has agreed to issue up to $15.5 million in bonds to refinance earlier debt associated with the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment project and borrow up to $5 million more to continue it.URA members Bob Young, Brad Owens and Bonnie Ruben...

Puccinelli, Hollis Dunaway, Judith and

MARIN COUNTY, Calif.-A memorial service for Judith (Judy) Carol Dunaway and Hollis Emily Puccinelli will be held at Bethlehem Advent Christian Church in Augusta, Georgia on October 3, at 1 o'clock. They passed away on August 3, 2015. Judy...

Josephine Elam

...services for Mrs. Josephine Jefferson Elam, of Bryant Avenue, will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of which Rev. Arthur L. Kemp pastor and Rev. Ulysses Cummings eulogist. Interment will be in...

Josephine Elam

...September 20, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Elam, a native of Aiken County was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Willie L. Elam; a son, Marquel Elam; a daughter, Nicole (Julius) Partlow...

Dying Santa Claus gets his wish

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Christmas City will soon...family said Tuesday.Berge, 80, of Bethlehem, has been Christkindlmarkt's lone...have big shoes to fill, certainly."Bethlehem resident Sarah Lambert said she couldn't...

Young Lady Cavaliers start region play on winning note

...season 2-0. The latest win was Thursday night as they downed Bethlehem Christian, 25-12, 25-20, 25-21, in region play...points in the match they needed to to separate themselves from Bethlehem," Bland said.Up two late in Game 2, Augusta Prep pulled...

Commissioners leave retreat with focus on meeting rules, consolidation

...decision on authorizing the Urban Redevelop ment Agency to refund $8 million in revenue bonds issued for the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment project, refinance a $2.5 million loan to the project and issue additional bonds for the project. The city...