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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/14/14: Ebony Holmes (Part 2 of 2)

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:40am

Part 2 of Ebony Holmes story airs Wednesday May 14th. The 25-year-old single mother of 5 children is also a college graduate pursuing another degree. During her years in Cherry Tree, she's seen really good things, as...

Justin Stewart, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree Community.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:55am

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the challenges of living in...

Katie Robinson, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree community.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/16/14: Why Katie Robinson was named everybody's "Grandma" in Cherry Tree!

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 8:14am

Friday, May 16th, it’s the story of Katie Robinson, everybody's "Grandma". She's 98 years old and moved to Cherry Tree after the death of some family members made it too painful to stay in the house with all those...

Otsuka Chemical North American HQ's to open in Spalding County, GA!

Otsuka Chemical to open headquarters in Spalding County!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:15am

Governor Deal announced today that the Japan-based Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd. will esablish its North American HQ's at Georgia's first eco-friendly park in Spalding County, creating 32 jobs.   Deal goes on to say, “I’m...

Atlanta, GA ranks in the Top 20!

Is Atlanta the best place to start a career?

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:19am

For most recent graduates or those about to graduate, the job market looks dim. Finding a job these days, much less a place to lay down the foundation to grow a successful career is far from "simple" in this current...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/5/13: GPB's Josh Stewart talks with Drew Dawson & Brenda Durant about The Cherry Tree Listening Project.

Drew Dawson - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:06am

GPB's Joshua Stewart speaks with Drew Dawson of GPB-Augusta and Brenda Durant, Executive Director of The Greater Augusta Arts Council, about The Cherry Tree Listening Project, recording the stories of the people who...

Viracon to expand and create 125 jobs!

Viracon to create 125 jobs in Bulloch County!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 8:01am

Governor Nathan Deal announced today that the leading glass fabricator, Viracon, will expand its current operations to Statesboro creating 125 jobs and investing $2 million in its facility!   Deal went on to say, “...

Leading chemical manufacturer invests over $100 million in Charlton, Brantley and Pierce counties

Southern Ionics Invests Over $100 Million In GA!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:19am

The Mississippi-based chemical manufacturer, Southern Ionics will invest more than $100 million in Charlton, Brantly and Pierce counties over the next two years creating 125 jobs.   Governor deal made the annoucement on...

For more than 20 years, Dasan Machineries has been a leading producer of high-quality steel parts and components for the defense

Korea-based defense manufacturer comes to Duluth!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:09am

It was announced today that Dasan Machineries, manufacturer based in Korea, will located to Gwinnett County and create 150 jobs while investing $30 million over the next three years into that project. Governor Deal...

Anesthesiologist is the #1 best-paying job in America!

The Best and Worst Jobs in America!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:23am

According to a recent Occupational Employment Statistics survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's not the "big executives" making the big bucks, it's the top-tier medical professionals who are bringing...

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