Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture Series

By | October 05, 2011

Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture Series The Place Just Jumped: African American Visual Artists and the Blues and Jazz of Harlem” By Dr. Alvia Wardlaw Telfair Museums held their annual Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence lecture on Tuesday, October 4 featuring the distinguished art historian Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, who presented a lecture celebrating the centennial of the birth of American artist … Continue reading “Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture Series”

The Herndon Home Celebrates Centennial Anniversary at Atlanta History Center

By | October 05, 2011

The Herndon Foundation paid tribute to the legacy of the Herndon Home and to the Herndon family with a Centennial Celebration on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at the Atlanta History Center. The home celebrates its 101st anniversary this year. Honorary chairpersons for the gala occasion included Herman Russell, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Ingrid Saunders Jones. Entertainment for the evening’s festive … Continue reading “The Herndon Home Celebrates Centennial Anniversary at Atlanta History Center”

The Live Oak Public Libraries Present Stories of Slavery and Freedom in Savannah

By | October 05, 2011

Master storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste will passionately and poignantly retell the stories of the trials and triumphs of freedmen and individuals living in slavery during the colonial and antebellum periods in Savannah. She promises to both entertain and inform the audience with riveting renditions of various Gullah folktales. During these performances Lillian will magically transport program participants back to a time … Continue reading “The Live Oak Public Libraries Present Stories of Slavery and Freedom in Savannah”

Sterling Steward, Jr. Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Savannah State

By | October 05, 2011

Savannah State University (SSU) Interim President Cheryl D. Dozier, DSW, named Sterling Steward, Jr. director of Intercollegiate Athletics effective immediately. Steward will be responsible for all matters related to managing Savannah State’s NCAA Division I sport teams for men and women including budgeting; compliance with university, University System of Georgia (USG) and NCAA policies and rules; and fundraising for programmatic … Continue reading “Sterling Steward, Jr. Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Savannah State”

The Junior League of Savannah Announces 2011-2012 Board of Directors

By | October 05, 2011

The Junior League of Savannah announces the Board of Directors for 2011-2012. The 2011-2012 Board is as follows: Kathleen Mahoney Taylor, President; Lisa Pinyan, President-Elect; Jaclyn Schott, Vice President of Communications; Tara Aikens, Vice President of Community; Jenna Wilkinson, Vice President of Finance; Katherine Hamm, Vice President of Membership; Katie Britt, Treasurer; Allison Marrero, Nominating Chair; Stephanie Ritzert, Strategic Planning … Continue reading “The Junior League of Savannah Announces 2011-2012 Board of Directors”

Alec Baldwin, Oliver Stone to Attend 14th Annual Savannah Film Festival

By | October 05, 2011

A cademy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer/director Oliver Stone (“Platoon,” “Wall Street”) will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award along with Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-nominated, Emmy Award-winning actress Lily Tomlin (“9 to 5,” “All of Me”) at the 14th annual Savannah Film Festival. The festival, which will take place Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, will also honor Golden Globe-nominated, … Continue reading “Alec Baldwin, Oliver Stone to Attend 14th Annual Savannah Film Festival”

HGTV Coming to Savannah

By | October 05, 2011

Have you recently done a renovation on your small home, carriage house or guesthouse? Do you think your renovation deserves to win a generous grand prize?! Then HGTV is looking for you! Home & Garden Television’s BANG FOR YOUR BUCK is new and improved and currently looking for enthusiastic homeowners in the Savannah (GA) area RIGHT NOW! Each episode will … Continue reading “HGTV Coming to Savannah”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | October 05, 2011

Howard 34 Savannah State 14 To celebrate the re-opening of T.A. Wright Stadium, Savannah State treated fans to a fireworks show after the game. During the game, the fireworks came from the Howard Bison (2-3) as they stopped a 29-game MEAC losing streak by scoring 34 straight points to beat SSU before a crowd of 5,635. The Tigers scored with … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Ribbon Cutting Held for Newly Renovated T.A. Wright Stadium

By | October 05, 2011

Savannah State University held a ribbon cutting on September 29 for the newly renovated T.A. Wright Stadium. Savannah State students voted in 2009 to pay an extra fee each semester to fund construction of the new Student Union, and later agreed to also fund the $6 million renovation of the T.A. Wright Stadium. The facility is named in honor of … Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting Held for Newly Renovated T.A. Wright Stadium”

Spirit of Excellence Awards: Hollywood in Savannah

By | October 05, 2011

The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards Gala, dubbed “The Academy Awards of Savannah” will be held October 22, at Savannah Marriott Riverfront. The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards, created in 2003, recognizes the accomplishments and achievements of local business leaders, professionals and outstanding individuals. A VIP reception will begin at 6:30pm followed by the Awards Banquet Gala at 7:30pm. Entertainment … Continue reading “Spirit of Excellence Awards: Hollywood in Savannah”