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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Laney-Walker/Bethlehem redevelopment project gets 'bridge' loan from URA

...Thursday authorized a $2.5 million loan for the continuation of redevelopment efforts in the city's Laney-Walker and Bethlehem districts, but members of the panel continue to question the project's bookkeeping and reliance on outside consultants...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem Heritage Trail plans considered

...statue, city leaders are hoping to add one more hotspot to the schedules of tourists visiting Augusta: The Laney-Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods.Engineers are in the planning phase of developing a Heritage Trail to wind through the two neighborhoods that...

Public meeting Monday for Laney-Walker/Bethlehem Heritage Trail

A public meeting for the proposed Laney-Walker/Bethlehem Heritage Trail will be held Monday.The public is invited to give input into the history of the two neighborhoods that can be...

Bethlehem district raises questions

...homes on six different streets in the Bethlehem residential district. A historically black neighborhood, Bethlehem has been designated as a local historic...represent less than 1 percent of the Bethlehem historic community, the commission's...

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Bethlehem faces another gloomy Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- The Church of the Nativity...just over a week before Christmas. Bethlehem faced another gloomy Christmas as the...Palestinians - from Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem for a third straight year. Arafat told...

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