Sports with Walter Moore

By | September 02, 2009

Tigers Buying Into Wells’ System The five wins the Savannah State football team posted last year left many with smiles on their faces but head football coach Robby Wells was one of those unimpressed. “Many in the community was impressed but I wasn’t. The sky is the limit for this program,” said Wells. SSU went 5-7 in Wells’ first season … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Robinson Participates in Hershey Track and Field Competition

By | September 02, 2009

Makayla Robinson, an 11 year old Savannahian traveled to Hershey Pennsylvania to participate in the Hershey Track and Field Competition held on Saturday, August 1, and placed third in the softball throw competition. This was Makayla’s third year participating in the Hershey Track and Field Competition. Last year she placed first in her competition. Robinson also competed in an Augusta … Continue reading “Robinson Participates in Hershey Track and Field Competition”

CAT to Receive Grant from the Department of Transportation

By | September 02, 2009

Congressman Jack Kingston announced that the Chatham Area Transit Authority (CATA) has been named as the recipient of a grant from the US Department of Transportation. The funds will be used to purchase seven additional hybrid buses to add to its fleet. “I congratulate Chairman Pete Liakakis, present CAT director Charles Odimgbe, former director Joe Murray Rivers and board members … Continue reading “CAT to Receive Grant from the Department of Transportation”

Ambassador Andrew Young Leads Road Scholar Discussion

By | September 02, 2009

Road Scholar recently welcomed Ambassador Andrew Young as the keynote speaker for the annual Taste of Road Scholar event at historic Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard. Ambassador Young addressed a standing-room only audience of more than 300 people who came from across the U.S. The evening included introductions by Amanda Davis, Emmy award-winning co-anchor for FOX5 News … Continue reading “Ambassador Andrew Young Leads Road Scholar Discussion”

The Voices and Faces of Breast Cancer Survivorship

By | September 02, 2009

October is one month away. Each year, this particular month brings an onslaught of pink ribbons reminding everyone about the importance of breast cancer early detection and prevention. Approximately 5,290 women in Georgia are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. This means that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. We all know women … Continue reading “The Voices and Faces of Breast Cancer Survivorship”

Garden City Selected for Prestigious 2009 WaterFirst Class Honor

By | September 02, 2009

The City of Garden City is one of five communities in Georgia to be accepted for the prestigious 2009 WaterFirst class, which recognizes communities with a commitment to water conservation. This honor enables Garden City representatives to attend special water conservation classes and to qualify for the elite WaterFirst designation from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The WaterFirst Community … Continue reading “Garden City Selected for Prestigious 2009 WaterFirst Class Honor”

Letter to the Editor: An Ode to Teachers

By | September 02, 2009

An Ode to Teachers An “ode” is usually a lyric poem with expressions of exalted or enthusiastic emotion, having noble sentiments and dignity of style. With heartfelt apologies to John Milton and other lyric poets of centuries past, I’d like to pay homage to those teachers who have made such a positive impact on my son Thomas’s school life. Thomas’s … Continue reading “Letter to the Editor: An Ode to Teachers”

Emmett Till’s Casket Donated to the Smithsonian

By | September 02, 2009

(Black PR Wire) Washington-The original glass-topped casket that held the battered body of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old African American boy brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, will be given to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The donation was announced prior to a memorial service at the Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ, the site of … Continue reading “Emmett Till’s Casket Donated to the Smithsonian”

West Broad YMCA Expanding Childcare to Meet Demands of the Community

By | September 02, 2009

The Board of Directors of the West Broad Street YMCA announced today that it is expanding its childcare services to help the changing needs of the local community. “We have seen an increasing need for infant care as well as before and after school care for our working parents,” says Deborah Enoch, Program Director. “With the help we have received … Continue reading “West Broad YMCA Expanding Childcare to Meet Demands of the Community”

Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

By | September 02, 2009

On August 14, Governor Sonny Perdue’s office announced the creation of a dedicated group to improve how public school system addresses child abuse allegations. The newly established “Working Group on Abuse in the Educational Setting” is charged with creating standard policies and procedures that will help achieve a more effective response to reports of child abuse. This special effort was … Continue reading “Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse”