Sports with Walter Moore

By | January 20, 2010

Rankins Scores 25 In SSU Win Tracy Rankins scored 25 points to lead Savannah State to a 73-63 win over Central Connecticut State on January 11. As a team, the Tigers had the hot hand. SSU shot 75 percent from 3-point range in the first half and 70 percent from the field in the second half. The Tigers led by … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

100 Black Men Install New Officers

By | January 20, 2010

The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. will install its newly-elected officers on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hoskins Research Center of Memorial Health University, East 66th St. & Ranger St., Savannah. GA. Elected to a two-year term of office are:Lloyd A. Johnson, President; Terry Enoch, Vice-President; Lonnie Chestnut, Treasurer; Christopher Corinthian, Secretary; Ken Boler, Treasurer. … Continue reading “100 Black Men Install New Officers”

Citywide Memorial Worship Service: A Major Success

By | January 20, 2010

Pictured above (l-r) are: Reverend Da’Henri Thurmond, Sr., Pastor of St. Paul C.M.E. Church; Rev George A. Moore, Jr., Pastor of St. Philip Monumental A.M.E. Church; Edna B. Jackson, Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Savannah; and Rev. Michael L. Mitchell, Pastor of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church of Jacksonville, Florida. All were participants in the Citywide Memorial Worship Service … Continue reading “Citywide Memorial Worship Service: A Major Success”

NCNW Youth Section to Launch Coat Drive

By | January 20, 2010

The Global Girls, National Council of Negro Women Savannah Youth Section has partnered with Signature Furniture to launch a Community Coat Drive entitled, “Warm the Body; Warm the Heart.” The Global Girl’s primary focus is to collect coats to be given to students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade; however coats are being collected in all sizes. The community is … Continue reading “NCNW Youth Section to Launch Coat Drive”

The Georgia Historical Society to Kick Off 2010 Lecture Series

By | January 20, 2010

The Georgia Historical Society with support from BG Group and the City of Savannah, will kickoff the 2010 Lecture Series and Georgia Days festivities with a lecture by National Public Radio’s Scott Simon, author of Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball, at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. The presentation … Continue reading “The Georgia Historical Society to Kick Off 2010 Lecture Series”

SCCPSS Celebrates Schools Awarded for Outstanding Achievement

By | January 20, 2010

Several schools within the Savannah- Chatham County Public School System are being recognized by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, for improvement and achievement during the 2008-2009 school year. The recognition comes under the state’s Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS), which awards schools based on their performance on state curriculum exams and Adequate Yearly Progress status. The schools are awarded … Continue reading “SCCPSS Celebrates Schools Awarded for Outstanding Achievement”

Teddy Pendergrass Dead at 59

By | January 20, 2010

Legendary R & B singer and songwriter Teddy Pendergrass, popular for his classic R&B hits “Turn Off the Lights” and “Love T.K.O,” died Jan. 13 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 59. His son, Teddy Pendergrass II, told the Philadelphia Inquirer his father underwent colon surgery eight months ago and was going through a “difficult recovery,” but … Continue reading “Teddy Pendergrass Dead at 59”

SCCPSS Selects the Superintendent’s Student of the Month for December

By | January 20, 2010

Kenyatta Lowe, a senior at Groves High School, is the Superintendent’s Student of the Month for December 2009. Kenyatta was chosen for her academic record, artistic talents, and strength of character. A member of the of the National Art Honor Society, she has received Honors English 10th Grade Award, Drawing 1 Award 2009, Academic Award for Tennis, #1 Female Doubles … Continue reading “SCCPSS Selects the Superintendent’s Student of the Month for December”

City Offers Month-Long Parking Amnesty

By | January 20, 2010

The City of Savannah is offering citizens a fresh start for the New Year. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the City launched a monthlong parking penalty amnesty program that excuses any accumulated late fees if the vehicle owner pays the original citation fine. The program runs through Friday, Feb. 12. Periodically, the City offers the amnesty program as a chance to … Continue reading “City Offers Month-Long Parking Amnesty”

SSU Introduces Gullah/Geechee History and Culture Course

By | January 20, 2010

The Gullah/Geechee History and Culture course at Savannah State University will offer students a unique opportunity to engage one of America’s most distinctive sub-cultures in not only a traditional classroom setting, but also experientially. SSU, Armstrong and SCAD students will visit Sapelo Island and learn about the Gullah from the African American residents of Hog Hummock Community, whose ancestors have … Continue reading “SSU Introduces Gullah/Geechee History and Culture Course”