A new beginning for low-income housing in Augusta?

A new beginning for low-income housing in Augusta?

When motorists drive past the former Cherry Tree Crossing site on 15th Street in downtown Augusta, it’s hard to believe the violence and tragedy that was once rampant in the neighborhood. More than five years ago, Cherry Tree Crossing was at a crossroads. Violent crimes were a regular occurrence within the community, which was filled […]

Private Dancer

Private Dancer

When Augusta’s Deputy Planning Director Rob Sherman recently received an application from local resident, Sharon Bush Ellison, for a license to become an exotic dancer, he immediately noticed an essential item was missing from her paperwork. Ellison had failed to list a place of employment for what is called her “bar card” application, Sherman said. […]

Sexual assault allegations against a Savannah politician

Sexual assault allegations against a Savannah politician

Things are getting pretty ugly down in Savannah this week for one city councilman with local ties to the area, and the Insider is definitely not referring to Julian Miller, the former president of The Augusta Chronicle. However, the Insider is talking about one of Miller’s colleagues on the Savannah City Council: Alderman Tony Thomas. […]