Sports with Walter Moore

By | July 01, 2009

What Does SSU Offer The MEAC? Officials from the Mid- Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) visited the campus of Savannah State University (SSU) earlier this week. MEAC officials are thinking about conference expansion while SSU officials are looking for a place to call home. Let’s take a look at what SSU has to offer. Founded in 1890, SSU is the oldest … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Chatham County Youth Commission Announces Graduates

By | July 01, 2009

On Friday, June 26, 2009, during the Chatham County Commission Meeting, the Chatham County Youth Commission presented their 2009 graduates, the recipients of the 2009 Beverly M. Whitehead Award and the recipient of the Brandon Brown Youth Commissioner of the Year Award. 2009 boasts one of the largest graduation classes in the 17 year history of the Youth Commission. The … Continue reading “Chatham County Youth Commission Announces Graduates”

CAT Announces Holiday Schedule

By | July 01, 2009

Chatham Area Transit announced today that buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, July 3, and on a Saturday schedule on Independence Day, July 4th. On July 3rd, CAT’s administrative offices, 900 East Gwinnett Street, and CAT Central, 124 Bull Street, will be closed for business and pass sales. Telephone schedule information will not be available. On … Continue reading “CAT Announces Holiday Schedule”

Education and Training Key to Economic Growth

By | July 01, 2009

The Great Recession is reaping a bitter harvest of job losses and deep budget cuts throughout Georgia’s public education and training system. Although federal stimulus dollars are providing some temporary relief, more than $1 billion in state funding has been slashed from Georgia’s K-12 and postsecondary education budgets. Budget shortfalls have forced educational leaders to institute furloughs and/or lay-offs. “Non-essential” … Continue reading “Education and Training Key to Economic Growth”

Savannah-Chatham BOE Announces Early Registration Dates, Summer Reading Information

By | July 01, 2009

For your convenience, the following opportunities are offered to expedite the registration and enrollment process. You are encouraged to register prior to the first day of school, to ensure that your child is scheduled appropriately for classes. Summer Registration Days/Dates: Monday through Friday, July 20 through July 31. Location: The Board of Education; 208 Bull Street; room 103 Time: 8:00 … Continue reading “Savannah-Chatham BOE Announces Early Registration Dates, Summer Reading Information”

City of Savannah to Receive HUD Grants

By | July 01, 2009

Congressman Jack Kingston announced that the City of Savannah is the recipient of a series of grants from U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The city will receive a community development block grant (CDBG), an emergency shelter grant (ESG) and a HOME grant to support affordable housing. “The money enables the city to give continued support to the agencies in … Continue reading “City of Savannah to Receive HUD Grants”

Leadership Savannah Graduates Forty-Two

By | July 01, 2009

Leadership Savannah graduated 42 people at a ceremony held on Thursday, June 18 at the Savannah Yacht Club. This unique program provides the opportunity for its participants to develop an awareness of community successes and problems as well as the knowledge to help meet the challenge of the future. The following are the graduates from the 2008- 2009 class: Meg … Continue reading “Leadership Savannah Graduates Forty-Two”

Glynn County Confirms Case of Novel H1N1 Influenza Virus

By | July 01, 2009

The Glynn County Health Department has received confirmation from the Georgia Division of Public Health that a positive case of the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus has been identified in a Glynn County resident. The 9-year-old female recovered at home. “We are investigating how the individual may have become exposed to the novel H1N1 virus,” said Robert Thornton, Coastal Health … Continue reading “Glynn County Confirms Case of Novel H1N1 Influenza Virus”

The Wiz Comes to the Lucas Theater

By | July 01, 2009

The City of Savannah’s Cultural Arts Theatre announced that it will be presenting its summer “big stage” production of The Wiz at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts, July 17, 18, 24 and 25. This new musical version of the classic ‘Wizard of Oz’ by L. Frank Baum, features a script by William F. Brown and music and lyrics by … Continue reading “The Wiz Comes to the Lucas Theater”

Tompkins Class of 1959 holds 50th Class Reunion

By | July 01, 2009

The Tompkins High School class of 1959 celebrated its 50th class reunion. On Wednesday, May 27th, we had a Meet and Greet session and registration. Thursday, May 28th, a teacher’s appreciation ceremony was held with Mr. Raleigh Bryant, Mrs. Catherine Dwight Redding and Mrs. Janie O. Alexander. Each was given a certificate of appreciation. A memorial service was held in … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of 1959 holds 50th Class Reunion”