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Roads: County drops Kings River widening from long-range projects

Coastal Observer - 2 days ago
A proposal to widen Kings River Road to four lanes has been removed from Georgetown County's list of proposed projects for a long-range regional transportation plan, according to the county planning director. Red flags along Kings River Road at...

Citizens Association of Georgetown Recognizes Community Leaders

The Georgetown Dish - 2 days ago
Kevin Brandt has been an important champion and supporter of the Georgetown community with his strong support for revitalizing and restoring the one-mile section of the C & O canal. As the non-profit, Georgetown Heritage, moves forward with making...

Lecture analyzes evolution of Arabic outside Arab World

Al-Bawaba - 3 days ago
Professor Abbas Benmamoun, vice provost for faculty affairs and academic policies at the University of Illinois, gave an analysis of this issue in a recent lecture held at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q). A scholar of linguistics specializing in ...and...

Appeal to preserve Penang's Peel Avenue heritage site

New Straits Times Online - 1 week ago
GEORGE TOWN: THE Penang government was yesterday told to conduct heritage and social impact assessment studies at a prime piece of state land at Peel Avenue here which has been alienated to a private hospital. The land was sold to Island Hospital ...and...

Concerns for heritage conservation

The Star Online - 1 week ago
GEORGE TOWN: A non-governmental organisation fears for Penang's heritage conservation after the state leased prime land along Peel Avenue to a private medical company. Citizens Awareness Chant Group adviser Yan Lee said the project on 3ha of land ...and...

Business Group Gets C&O Canal Update

Georgetowner - 1 week ago
Alison Greenberg, executive director of Georgetown Heritage, was welcomed by Georgetown Business Association President Sonya Bernhardt and GBA members at the business group's monthly reception May 17. Greenberg, whose nonprofit focuses...

St. John's senior continued family tradition at school and honored her heritage through service project

My catholic standard - 2 weeks ago
She noted that she wanted to go to Georgetown from the time she was a second grader. “I really liked the Catholic identity, the community feel and the academics,” she said of the university, which like St. John's has a long history in the nation's...

Upcoming at Georgetown Peabody Library

Wicked Local Georgetown - 3 weeks ago
Georgetown Peabody Library is located at 2 Maple St. For information or registration: 978-352-5728; https://georgetownpl.org. Using the Internet for Genealogy: 6:30 p.m. May 15. Discussing Internet Genealogical Research, professional genealogist Seema ...and...

Tourism board says Pirates Week changes may be 'temporary'

Cayman Compass - 3 weeks ago
Board Chairwoman Carla Reid said shortening the event from about 10 days to five this November, and consolidating Heritage Days into a one-day event in George Town, are subject to change if they do not work out as the board hopes. “We're going to see...

Teels Heritage Cafe: Embracing the past… both East and West

Malay Mail Online - 3 weeks ago
The grand afternoon tea set at Teels Heritage Cafe. — Pictures by KE OoiGEORGE TOWN, May 7 — Scones, a light-as-air soufflé and traditional biscuits like tau sar pneah and beh teh saw are part of a superb afternoon tea set served at the newly-opened ...and...

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