Sports with Walter Moore

By | May 20, 2009

Frasier Leads Lady Warriors Tonique Frasier scored 16 points and pulled down 6 rebounds to help the Savannah Lady Warriors to a season-opening 61-40 win over the Tampa Bay XFactor on May 16 at the Savannah High Gym. The Warriors led 16-2 after one quarter and held a 30-9 halftime advantage. Tampa Bay made 28 turnovers and were out-rebounded 60-44. … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Savannah Chapter of National Forum for Black Public Administrators Receives Awards

By | May 20, 2009

The Savannah Metropolitan Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) was all smiles this month in Oakland, CA during Forum 2009. In addition to attending workshops and sessions in developing, managing and sustaining healthy communities and hearing from dynamic speakers such as former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, nationally syndicated columnist Michelle Singletary and Dr. Marc Lamont … Continue reading “Savannah Chapter of National Forum for Black Public Administrators Receives Awards”

DeRenne Middle School Parters with Longshoremen’s Association and McDonald’s to Boost Student CRCT Scores

By | May 20, 2009

DeRenne Middle School put some exciting plans in place for the week of CRCT. In an effort to improve the test scores of each student, the school council coordinated a special breakfast snack to be given to their 800 students before each morning of testing. The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) agreed to sponsor the first day of testing with sausage … Continue reading “DeRenne Middle School Parters with Longshoremen’s Association and McDonald’s to Boost Student CRCT Scores”

Learning Center at Senior Citizens, Inc. to host lecture with David Blight

By | May 20, 2009

The Learning Center at Senior Citizens, Inc. will sponsor a lecture, “Steel and Velvet Mind and Heart”: The Paradox of Lincoln’s Legacies, on Thursday, May 21, at 6pm at the Congregation Mickve Israel on Bull and Gordon Streets at Monterey Square. The Lecturer for this event will be David Blight. David Blight is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on … Continue reading “Learning Center at Senior Citizens, Inc. to host lecture with David Blight”

President Obama Launches Office of Public Engagement: A New Name, Mission for White House

By | May 20, 2009

President Obama announced a new name and a new mission for the White House office charged with dealing most closely with the American people. The Office of Public Liaison is now the Office of Public Engagement. OPE, along with the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, will serve as the front door to the White House through which ordinary Americans can participate … Continue reading “President Obama Launches Office of Public Engagement: A New Name, Mission for White House”

Career Expo & Leadership Workshops Held for Savannah Chatham Public High School Students

By | May 20, 2009

On Friday, April 24, 2009 the Savannah Chatham Public School System’s ‘Career Expo and Leadership Workshops’ took place at Savannah Technical College. More than 30 local businesses and post secondary institutions were on hand to talk to approximately 200 11th and 12th grade students about career preparation and job opportunities. During the Career Expo, eight volunteer professionals presented a total … Continue reading “Career Expo & Leadership Workshops Held for Savannah Chatham Public High School Students”

Sears Announces Post Supreme Court Plans

By | May 20, 2009

Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears will not be slowing down when she steps down from the Supreme Court of Georgia at the end of June. She recently announced she will join the law firm of Schiff Hardin, a nationallyrenowned firm based in Chicago. The law firm has nearly 400 lawyers and offices in seven major American cities, including Atlanta, where … Continue reading “Sears Announces Post Supreme Court Plans”

Chamber’s Small Business Awards Nominations Deadline Extended

By | May 20, 2009

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2009 Small Business Recognition Awards. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, May 22. The Recognition Awards include Small Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Hospitality Small Business Owner of the Year and Helen V. Head Small Business Advocate of the Year. The awards presentation … Continue reading “Chamber’s Small Business Awards Nominations Deadline Extended”

Oglethorpe Charter School Celebrates Ten Years

By | May 20, 2009

On Wednesday, May 13, Ogelthorpe Charter School observed its tenth anniversary with a program of reflection and celebration at the Lucas Theater. The program included greetings and reflections from Oglethorpe Charter School Governing Board members, past and present, as well as reflections from current and former students, teachers, performances by current and former students, and a finale performance from celebrated … Continue reading “Oglethorpe Charter School Celebrates Ten Years”

Chatham County Health Department Names New Administrator

By | May 20, 2009

Randy McCall, Ph.D., has been named new administrator of the Chatham County Health Department (CCHD). The announcement was made by Douglas Skelton, M.D., Health Director of the Coastal Health District, during today’s Chatham County Board of Health meeting. McCall comes to the Chatham County Health Department from the Coastal Health District where he served as Program Manager. His duties included … Continue reading “Chatham County Health Department Names New Administrator”