- Medical center in Omaha to be renovated into apartments Updated: May-26-16 2:55 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A 40-year-old teaching hospital in Omaha is set to become a mammoth apartment building with up to 700 units, open-air atriums, a rooftop pool and an enclosed retail corridor that looks out to a new lake.
- Norfolk bringing free public Wi-Fi to neighborhood Updated: May-26-16 7:32 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Norfolk official has announced that the city will offer free public Wi-Fi across the Park Place neighborhood starting this fall as part of a broader effort to improve Internet access for businesses and residents.
- Newton County deputies investigate deadly stabbing Updated: May-20-16 8:29 am
OXFORD, Georgia - Authorities say a fight between three people led to a deadly stabbing in a gated Newton County neighborhood.
- Georgia editorial roundup Updated: May-18-16 5:19 pm
Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers:
- Climate change, runaway development worsen Houston floods Updated: May-18-16 5:07 pm
HOUSTON - With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico.
- Illinois fights US spy agency decision to stay in St. Louis Updated: May-18-16 4:54 pm
ST. LOUIS - Illinois officials are aggressively fighting the preliminary decision to relocate a federal spy agency to a new site in St. Louis, rather than to a site across the Mississippi River in a suburban area of southern Illinois.
- Plans call for turning Detroit building into artists' colony Updated: May-18-16 10:13 am
DETROIT - The owner of a large industrial building near Detroit's Corktown neighborhood says he plans to convert it into an artists' colony in which tenants will eventually share in the value of the property if it increases.
- Huntington kicks off project to redevelop brownfields sites Updated: May-17-16 1:23 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - A neighborhood redevelopment project in Huntington is moving forward.
- Time running out on effort to save old Des Moines chapel Updated: May-16-16 6:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Time is running out for preservationists who want to save a brick chapel in Des Moines that once was home to one of the oldest black congregations in Iowa.
- City of Green Bay gets into business of flipping houses Updated: May-11-16 9:32 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - The City of Green Bay is getting into the business of flipping houses, an enterprise made more popular by home renovation shows on cable channel HGTV.
- 'A beautiful story': City rededicating, restoring cemetery Updated: May-08-16 11:57 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The Daughters of Zion Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010, but there are no markers that make the designation - or the Charlottesville cemetery's cultural significance - known. Instead, there's stray trash and sinking and broken gravestones.
- Savannah residents push for new arena in their neighborhood Updated: May-08-16 9:49 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Savannah residents hope a new arena planned for the city will spur development in their neighborhood.
- Tupelo buys lots to encourage new housing in historic area Updated: May-05-16 10:22 am
TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo's city government will spend nearly $70,000 to buy five lots, hoping to spark new life in its historic Mill Village neighborhood.
- Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down low Updated: May-04-16 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA - With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost make you forget about cheesesteaks, Rocky and that whole American Revolution thing.
- NYC is creating a new police precinct in Queens Updated: May-03-16 12:19 pm
NEW YORK - New York City is creating a new police precinct. The move is designed to speed up emergency responses and expand coverage in the growing neighborhoods of southeast Queens.
- Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants Updated: Apr-30-16 1:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $500,000 in grants for local community-building projects.