Tax Credit Passes House

By | March 18, 2009

The Georgia House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House Bill 261 by a vote of 162 to 4. The measure now moves to the state Senate for consideration. “This legislation will immediately stimulate our economy by creating an incentive to buy homes now rather than later,” said Rep. Ron Stephens. Upon becoming law, this legislation will create a six month window … Continue reading “Tax Credit Passes House”

State Seeks Input on Special Education

By | March 18, 2009

The Georgia Department of Education has posted its annual application for federal grants that assist with the education of students with disabilities and will be seeking public comment on the application. In Fiscal Year 2009, school systems in Georgia received more than $300 million in grants under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and is anticipating another $310 million … Continue reading “State Seeks Input on Special Education”

School System Collects 20 Tons in Phonebook and Recycling Drive

By | March 18, 2009

The 2009 Phonebook PLUS Recycling Drive, sponsored annually by SCCPSS’ PTAs and Keep Savannah Beautiful, is just past the halfway point. During the month of February, 23 tons of materials (phonebooks, newspapers, magazines and white office paper) were collected throughout the school district. That number is roughly equivalent to 15,000 phonebooks. So far, the top recovering schools as measured by … Continue reading “School System Collects 20 Tons in Phonebook and Recycling Drive”

All-Star Basketball Returns to Savannah

By | March 18, 2009

The GACA North vs. South All-Star Basketball Classic presented by Memorial Health University Physicians will be celebrating its sixth year in Savannah on Sunday, March 22. The North vs. South All-Star Basketball Classic is a Greater Savannah Sports Council managed sporting event, which partners with the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. The event will feature the top male and female high … Continue reading “All-Star Basketball Returns to Savannah”

Support the BRAVO Music Camp

By | March 18, 2009

The BRAVO Music Camp Annual Fundraiser, a luncheon, will be held at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront, Saturday, March 28, 2009, 100 General McIntosh Boulevard, 12 noon. The price is $40 a ticket. You may call 912-236- 6681 or 912-236-1934 for tickets. The BRAVO Music Camp, organized as Black Youth Reaching to Achieve in Vocal and Orchestral Music, is opened to … Continue reading “Support the BRAVO Music Camp”

Join In the Worldwide Movement to End Cancer

By | March 18, 2009

In May of 2009, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life will reach a milestone: 25 years of community presence and action in the fight against cancer. Since 1985, Relay For Life has grown from the efforts of one man – Dr. Gordy Klatt, who walked, jogged, and ran around a track for 24 hours raising money for his local … Continue reading “Join In the Worldwide Movement to End Cancer”

CCA Recruits for Healthcare Jobs

By | March 18, 2009

Corrections Corporation of America, (CCA) the operator of the new North Georgia Detention Center and the nation’s largest provider of private corrections services, will hold a Healthcare Career Fair on Wednesday, March 25th from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Georgia Department of Labor Gainesville Career Center (located at 2756 Atlanta Hwy, Gainesville, Ga.30504). CCA is seeking applicants to … Continue reading “CCA Recruits for Healthcare Jobs”

SSU to hold Adult College Expo

By | March 18, 2009

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Office of Admissions will present the Adult College Expo (ACE) on March 31 at 6 p.m. in the King-Frazier Student Center ballroom. ACE is designed to showcase Savannah State’s continuing education and certification courses, undergraduate degree and graduate degree programs, on-line, evening and weekend class options for adult learners who want to pursue a degree or … Continue reading “SSU to hold Adult College Expo”

Savannah Children’s Choir Announces Spring Tour

By | March 18, 2009

The Savannah Children’s Choir Spring Tour offers a series of free concerts held at a variety of locations throughout Savannah. “We want to give the children opportunities to build their performance skills, and also make it easy for Savannah residents to hear their choir sing,” comments co-founder and Managing Director Cuffy Sullivan. “By holding the same program in different locations … Continue reading “Savannah Children’s Choir Announces Spring Tour”

Business Women to Hold Fundrasier

By | March 18, 2009

The American Business Women’s Association Victory Chapter #1666, will sponsor a fundraiser, “Women With Hattitude”, on Saturday, March 28 at 4pm. The event will be held at the Saint Pius Family Resources Center Gymnasium, 705 East Anderson Street. Tickets are $10, and proceeds will benefit the American Business Women’s Association Scholarship Fund. For more information, please contact Betty Smalls at … Continue reading “Business Women to Hold Fundrasier”