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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...

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Georgia Tourism is Booming & Makes Up 10.2% of all Jobs!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:21am

Georgia tourism is BOOMING! According to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics, our visitor impact is up 18% than in its pre-recession level in 2007. In 2013 alone, tourism spending generated $2.8 billion in...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/12/14: Jerry Howard and Doug Downs

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 6:44am

We start week two of the month-long run with a look at Cherry Tree Crossing from another viewpoint. Jerry Howard and Doug Downs are long time employees of The Augusta Public Housing Authority. Their jobs require them...

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...

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...

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...

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