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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/8/14: Cherry Tree Crossing and Elline Ivey

Drew Dawson - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:43am

Once a vibrant neighborhood filled with loving members of the community, Cherry Tree has now become a gang and violent infested society, which will soon be shut down. When Elline Ivey faced the realization that public...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/13/14: Ebony Holmes became a Mother during High School, hear how she beat the odds in The Projects! (Part 1 of 2)

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:26am

When Ebony Holmes had her first and second child while still in High School, many people around her assumed she would become that stereotypical barefoot pregnant girl in The Projects. However, Ebony had another vision...

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...

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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...

Even during chaotic times, Teresa found a reason to smile - the children.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/20/14: Teresa Bowman says the children of Cherry Tree gave her a reason to smile.

Drew Dawson - Friday, May 16, 2014 - 3:25pm

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised...

Who Lives Like This? Why? How?

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/21/14: Teresa Bowman asks, "Who Lives Like This?"

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 5:00am

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised in...

Cherry Tree Crossing - Augusta, GA.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/22/14: Teresa Bowman speaks her mind on the staff that ran Cherry Tree Crossing.

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:00am

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York.  She wasn’t raised...

Staff says running a business was hard when they were also playing roles such as counselor, sister and more.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/23/14: Those who ran Cherry Tree Crossing say their jobs were more than tough.

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 11:00am

  Friday 5/23: As Property Manager and Assistant Property Manager at Cherry Tree Crossing, Chantra Williams and Beatrice Ramos had tough jobs. Not only did they have to run "the business side" of the complex, but they...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/28/14: Three teenagers say their experience at Cherry Tree Crossing was great with few exceptions.

Drew Dawson - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 11:42am

Wednesday 5/28/14…Herman, Corey and Ashley are teenagers. They grew up in Cherry Tree Crossing with their mom, dad, and three younger siblings. Their memories of their childhood are idyllic, but for a few very...

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