Sports with Walter Moore

By | August 26, 2009

Jackson To Stand Trial Former Savannah State football player Javorris Jackson, 28, will stand trial for the murder of Courtney Solomon, 26. Jackson is set to go to court on September 17. Police arraigned Jackson at the hospital while he was recovering from a selfinflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He has been charged with first-degree murder and felony firearm … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Omegas Attend Leadership Training, Thank Community for Support

By | August 26, 2009

Local members of Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated recently attended National Leadership Training on July 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Brothers attended various workshops on new membership training, economic empowerment, and administrative procedures. James “Slim” Melvin, Baselius, Thad Hodges, Vice Baselius, Tony Cooper, Derrick Bryant, and Anthony Fulton represented Mu Phi Chapter. The Brothers would … Continue reading “Omegas Attend Leadership Training, Thank Community for Support”

Habersham Street YMCA Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Playground

By | August 26, 2009

On Thursday, August 20, 2009 the Habersham YMCA held an official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new playground facility. Project contributors and volunteers were on site for the ceremony. The playground facility officially opened earlier this month. Located on Habersham Street, this playground designed specifically for the Pre-K classes, is a wonderful addition to the Habersham YMCA branch. … Continue reading “Habersham Street YMCA Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Playground”

GEMA Reminds Residents of National Preparedness Month

By | August 26, 2009

Ready Georgia, the emergency preparedness campaign from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), is asking fifth-grade students across the state to recognize National Preparedness Monthin September with a creative art and essay contest about preparing for the unexpected. The contest theme is “Get Ready Georgia,” and students are encouraged to draw upon their personal experiences of how their families have … Continue reading “GEMA Reminds Residents of National Preparedness Month”

Innocence Society to host “Freedom Not Torture”

By | August 26, 2009

The Innocence Society, a nonprofit organization that aims to correct flaws within the criminal justice system, will host “Freedom not Torture for Malachi Kobina York.” The event is Saturday, Aug. 29, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mary Flournoy Golden Age Center located at 1001 W. 39th St., Savannah. The event will include an exclusive documentary screening of … Continue reading “Innocence Society to host “Freedom Not Torture””

Chatham County Youth Commission to Sponsor Annual Back to School Cruise

By | August 26, 2009

The Chatham County Youth Commission will sponsor their 6th Cruising Back To School aboard the Georgia Queen Riverboat! This event will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2009 from 6:30 pm – 9:00pm on River Street. (Boarding is at 6:45 PM). This event is open to high school students only with school ID. This event is a “Black and White … Continue reading “Chatham County Youth Commission to Sponsor Annual Back to School Cruise”

Georgia Historical Society Receives Grant to Enhance Teaching African American History

By | August 26, 2009

The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce it has been awarded two grants totaling $291,327 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to enhance the teaching of African-American history and culture and the American Civil War by university and community college teachers. These seminars and workshops will be held in the summer of 2010 and utilize site visits, … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society Receives Grant to Enhance Teaching African American History”

Grand Opening of Joyful Noise Ministry at New Covenant Church

By | August 26, 2009

Joyful Noise is the newest ministry at the New Covenant Church. The Grand Opening will be held on Thursday Night, September 17 at 7pm. Joyful Noise will be offered on Thursday nights for open microphone spoken word pieces and on Friday nights there will be LIVE Jazz performances. This ministry was created to give the local high school, college students … Continue reading “Grand Opening of Joyful Noise Ministry at New Covenant Church”

Black Public Administrators hold Annual Beverly Whitehead Banquet

By | August 26, 2009

On Thursday, August 20, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) held its Annual Beverly M. Whitehead Scholarship Banquet at the Savannah Civic Center. During the banquet the NFBPA presented scholarships to three deserving students. Recipients were Ciarra M. Callis, who is working on a master’s in Urban Studies at Savannah State University, Shannon A. Holman, who is working … Continue reading “Black Public Administrators hold Annual Beverly Whitehead Banquet”

Savannah Black Nurses Association to hold Annual Scholarship Banquet

By | August 26, 2009

The Savannah Black Nurses Association will hold its Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on Friday, August 28, 7pm at the Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. The donation is $20.00. The speaker for the event will be Debra A. Toney R.N. Ph. D, President of the National Black Nurses Association. The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) was organized in 1971 under … Continue reading “Savannah Black Nurses Association to hold Annual Scholarship Banquet”