Tavis Smiley Goes Primetime

By | December 16, 2009

BLACK PR WIRE) LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tavis Smiley and PBS will expand their relationship in 2010 with the January premiere of THE TAVIS SMILEY REPORT, a series of four hour-long primetime specials that will air throughout 2010. Smiley will leave his studio chair in Los Angeles and go on the road to examine some of the country’s defining moments through … Continue reading “Tavis Smiley Goes Primetime”

Sustainable Fellwood Given Energyvalue Housing Award

By | December 16, 2009

The National Association of Home Builders Research Center has given an Energyvalue Housing Award to master developer Melaver, Inc., for the green affordable housing development Sustainable Fellwood. The award is one of 20 given to projects from 15 different states and will be presented at a ceremony on January 18, 2010. Sustainable Fellwood, which serves as a principal component of … Continue reading “Sustainable Fellwood Given Energyvalue Housing Award”

Superintendent’s Student of the Month

By | December 16, 2009

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month for November is Melissa Vargas, a senior at Groves High School. Nominated by several of her teachers, Melissa was chosen for her academic performance and positive attitude. When asked to describe Melissa, her counselor Abby Watson states, “she is an amazing student who not only performs outstanding academically, but also has a great personality. … Continue reading “Superintendent’s Student of the Month”

City of Savannah Launches Low-Flow Toilet Voucher Program

By | December 16, 2009

City of Savannah water customers can now apply to receive a voucher for a free, low-flow toilet. The voucher program, sponsored by the Water Resources Bureau, encourages citizens to exchange old, water-wasting toilets with pre-approved lowflow models. The new approach will replace the City’s annual one-day toilet giveaway. City of Savannah water users qualify for a free lowflow toilet voucher … Continue reading “City of Savannah Launches Low-Flow Toilet Voucher Program”

Junior League Accepting Community Program Development Applications

By | December 16, 2009

The Junior League of Savannah is now accepting applications for 2010-2011 Community Program Development Applications for the Golden Isles and South Carolina Lowcountry. The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2010. Funding and volunteers will be provided for projects within the designated focus area of women and children’s advocacy. Currently, the Junior League of Savannah focuses its efforts on … Continue reading “Junior League Accepting Community Program Development Applications”

Hitch Village holds Rememberance Celebration

By | December 16, 2009

Most of us only know Hitch Village by reputation- -drug busts and police chases. But for hundreds of families, Hitch Village is the only home they’ve ever known, ever had. For over half a century these families have battled the good and the bad and now must move on. At 5pm this Sunday, 12/13, the area churches and ministries in … Continue reading “Hitch Village holds Rememberance Celebration”

Managing Diabetes, Day by Day

By | December 16, 2009

For persons with diabetes, creating good habits is critical. Having a routine which supports health will keep the person with diabetes on track. Keeping scheduled mealtimes, having the right foods and snacks readily available at home and away, and water and juice on hand. Setting regular exercise and sleep times and following that schedule is important. Creating a meal time … Continue reading “Managing Diabetes, Day by Day”

Successful Minority Contractor Celebrates Holidays and Presents Awards

By | December 16, 2009

State Representative Al Williams, Carver State Bank President Robert E. James and Carver Vice President Claudia Clarke were among the guests at the I. L. Fleming Holiday Gala held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta on Saturday, December 5th. In addition to celebrating the holidays, Fleming presented several leadership awards to members of his staff for outstanding service during … Continue reading “Successful Minority Contractor Celebrates Holidays and Presents Awards”

President Receives Nobel Peace Prize

By | December 16, 2009

  OSLO,NORWAY-Oslo’s City Hall held the ceremonial room where President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize on Thursday, December 10. Trumpeters dressed in traditional velvet outfits heralded the entry of Barack Obama. With him was King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and his wife. Obama moved among royalty with his traditional athletic gait … Continue reading “President Receives Nobel Peace Prize”

Regina Thomas Announces 12th District Congressional Run

By | December 16, 2009

Former state Sen. Regina Thomas announced on Thursday, December 10, her intentions to run against U.S. Rep. John Barrow in next year’s Democratic primary election. “If people are happy with Mr. Barrow’s record, that’s all right,” Thomas said. “But I want to give them a choice.” This will be Thomas’ second time going head to head with Barrow. Issues at … Continue reading “Regina Thomas Announces 12th District Congressional Run”