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World Changers invest love, sweat in Augusta homes

...Drive in Augusta.The city is supplying the materials and World Changers the labor. Homes were chosen by the Augusta Housing Authority through a homeowner application process.Many of the applicants were chosen based on need and income."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/world-changers-invest-love-s
Cherry Tree Crossing oral history project to air on public radio

...remained of 355 families that lived at Cherry Tree when relocation began last fall, said Buddy Oldfield, the Augusta Housing Authority's director of resident services.Oldfield said Cherry Tree could be empty in 10 days. Families will not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-02/cherry-tree-crossing-oral-hi
Willie Collins Sr.

...Collins, preceded him in death. He dedicated his life to Christ at an early age. Mr. Collins was employed with Augusta Housing Authority for over 10 years and retired from E-Z Go Textron after 15 years of service. He was a volunteer at the Charlie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170461557
Property Transfers

...Wheeler Lake Townhomes, $82,000Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority to Augusta City Housing Authority and Augusta Housing Authority, Lot 27, Block 85, 909 Boyd Lane/909-915 Boyds Lane and Part of Lot 2, on the north side of Boyds Alley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-02-07/property-transfers
Mills campus plan actually benefits city's entire urban core

...also reported on the upcoming groundbreaking of a 60-unit senior multifamily project at Twiggs Circle by the Augusta Housing Authority, as well as the imminent development of single-family and duplex homes by the Laney-Walker Development Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-01/mills-campus-pla
Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...readings for the Westobou Festival.J. MADDEN REIDSEPT. 14Reid, 85, a longtime executive director of the Augusta Housing Authority, presided over the state's second-largest housing authority for a quarter century. Under his leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/notable-people-ties-augusta-a
Board proposes eliminating polling places at St. John Towers, Peabody

...on Highland Avenue, Cokesbury United Methodist Church and the Johnson Center in Cherry Tree Crossing, which Augusta Housing Authority is closing, in a presentation to Augusta Commission members Wednesday.The prospect of St. John's 780 registered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-28/board-proposes-eliminati
Gun buyback organizers want proceeds from auction to fund education

...Watson said.In two years, the gun buyback event has collected 62 firearms in exchange for gift cards.The Augusta Housing Authority hosted buybacks at its complexes in 2000 but the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development stopped funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-29/gun-buyback-organizers
Walton Communities selected for Cherry Tree site

...the Legacy at Walton Oaks at the site of a former housing project has been tapped to build more apartments for Augusta Housing Authority.The housing authority voted Thursday to enter into an agreement with developer Walton Communities to build...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-17/walton-communities-selec
Laney-Walker loan not urgent, commissioners told

...loan" request as vital to the project's continuing momentum, said Monday a recent sale of acquired land to Augusta Housing Authority for $777,000 had eased the money crisis and would carry the project at least through the end of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-23/laney-walker-loan-not-ur