Sports with Walter Moore

By | July 15, 2009

Williams Joins FVSU Coaching Staff Former Savannah State football assistant Ivy Williams has joined the coaching staff at Fort Valley State. Williams comes to FVSU after spending time as an assistant at Northwestern Oklahoma. Before coaching in Oklahoma, Williams spent four years at SSU where he coached running backs. Williams’ coaching resume includes stops at Marshall, Kansas State, New Mexico … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

“A Timeless Promise”Tour Kick-Off: A Grand Success!

By | July 15, 2009

Hundreds of fans arrived in style, dressed to the nines. All of this to make an impression on the musical entertainers, Deborah Cox and Kenny Lattimore. The “Timeless Promise” Concert kicked off in Savannah last Saturday at the Trustees Theatre. The crowd cheered as Deborah Cox serenaded them with the new songs from “The Promise”, her lastest album that was … Continue reading ““A Timeless Promise”Tour Kick-Off: A Grand Success!”

Savannah Area Artists Fine Art Exhibition Opens

By | July 15, 2009

The Telfair Museum’s Friends of African-American Art (FAAA) is hosting the first annual Savannah Area Artists Fine Art Exhibition now through July 31, 2009 at the historic Beach Institute. The exhibit showcases the wealth and variety of significant artwork created by African American artists living and working in Savannah and surrounding areas. Artists included in the exhibition are Peggy Blood, … Continue reading “Savannah Area Artists Fine Art Exhibition Opens”

MillerCoors A. Phillip Randolph Winners Announced

By | July 15, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 6, 2009) – MillerCoors and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) are proud to continue their 18-year partnership in presenting the A. Philip Randolph Messenger Awards for 2009, to select journalists with America’s Black Press. The award is named for the late, pioneering civil rights leader, A. Philip Randolph, and the first black newspaper, The Messenger, which … Continue reading “MillerCoors A. Phillip Randolph Winners Announced”

Step Up Savannah Receives Babcock Foundation Grant

By | July 15, 2009

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation has awarded a grant to Step Up Savannah, Inc. to identify and find solutions for policy and procedural barriers that hinder Chatham County families motivated to move out of poverty. The grant will support a policy expert who will work at the Georgia Legal Services Program. The grant is a boon for Step Up, which … Continue reading “Step Up Savannah Receives Babcock Foundation Grant”

Martin de Porres Society to hold 9th Annual Camp Lighthouse

By | July 15, 2009

A wonderfu1 example of sharing of cultural diversities will take place from Julyl9 to July 24, 2009. The Martin de Porres Society of Savannah will host their 9th annual Camp Lighthouse, a week long day camp for children in grades kindergarten through eighth. As part of the cultural experience, HAVAYA, a teen group from Israel and teens from the 92nd … Continue reading “Martin de Porres Society to hold 9th Annual Camp Lighthouse”

Barrow Announces Funds Designated to Create Jobs, Provide Affordable Housing

By | July 15, 2009

Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) announced that the Georgia Housing Authority will receive $76 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) to increase the development of affordable housing units. These funds will support the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of housing for low-income families and individuals throughout the state. It will also create and preserve construction and … Continue reading “Barrow Announces Funds Designated to Create Jobs, Provide Affordable Housing”

US Army Honors New Orleans Native at Essence Festival

By | July 15, 2009

New Orleans, LA – His 40 years in the military began in 1968. He served 11 years with the Air Force and the Louisiana Air National Guard followed by 29 years with the Louisiana Army National Guard. He’s Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Clarence Alexander Becknell, born and raised in New Orleans. Becknell was honored by the U.S. Army for his years … Continue reading “US Army Honors New Orleans Native at Essence Festival”

Zeta Phi Beta Charters Chapter at Armstrong Atlantic State University

By | July 15, 2009

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. has chartered a new chapter on the campus of Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU). In June, Chrislyn Turner, state director, and Huretta Wright, regional director, spoke at a charter ceremony for the new Iota Tau Chapter. The pair welcomed charter members Oluwkemi Elufiede, Jessica Fullilove, Joh-Nika Ivory, Melani McGee and Denilda Spencer to Zeta Phi … Continue reading “Zeta Phi Beta Charters Chapter at Armstrong Atlantic State University”

Savannah Native Recognized as Morehouse School of Medicine Honored by State Medical Association

By | July 15, 2009

During its 116th annual Convocation in Hilton Head, S.C. recently, the Georgia State Medical Association (GMSA) honored a nationally recognized a nationally recognized surgeon and two former presidents of Morehouse School of Medicine for their exemplary contributions. James F. Densler, M.D., Morehouse School of Medicine adjunct clinical associate professor of surgery, received the Distinguished Service Medallion, which is the highest … Continue reading “Savannah Native Recognized as Morehouse School of Medicine Honored by State Medical Association”