Happy Mother’s Day

By | May 09, 2012

Savannah State University 180th Commencement Held

By | May 09, 2012

Savannah State University held its 180th commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Tiger Arena. Approximately 300 students received undergraduate and graduate degrees. Larry Ellis, member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, was the guest speaker. Also during the ceremony, an SSU undergraduate was presented with the President’s Second Mile Award, given each year … Continue reading “Savannah State University 180th Commencement Held”

Jackson Departs for Mayors Conference in Israel

By | May 09, 2012

Mayor Edna B. Jackson departed for Israel on Friday to attend the weeklong International Mayors Conference, which ends May 13, and explore various international economic development opportunities. Mayor Jackson is attending at the invitation of the Israeli Consul General. The Israeli Government and the Savannah Jewish Federation are funding the trip. She is one of four U.S. Mayors to attend. … Continue reading “Jackson Departs for Mayors Conference in Israel”

President Obama Officially Begins Campaign

By | May 09, 2012

President Obama has hit the campaign trail, now that his presumed GOP opponent has virtually been named – all that is left is the convention in Florida, making Mitt Romney the official nominee. The economy and healthcare are two of the primary focuses that the President will deliver to the American people as he hits the campaign trail. On the … Continue reading “President Obama Officially Begins Campaign”

Happy Mother’s Day

By | May 09, 2012

A Journey with My Mother

By | May 09, 2012

I grew up in a loving home where I was nurtured, encouraged to achieve, and taught the value of giving back to my community. My father, Emmet Pierson, died in his 40’s. My mother, Nellie Pierson, became a female head of household. Mom was born in Smith Station, Alabama and grew up in Columbus, Georgia. When she married my father … Continue reading “A Journey with My Mother”

Alicia Thomas to Receive Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree

By | May 09, 2012

Alicia Bryant Thomas, daughter of Elder Greene and Dr. Victoria Bryant will receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree on May 11, 2012. The ceremony will be held at the Medical College of Georgia at 2:00 p.m. in Augusta, GA. Alicia is a graduate of Windsor Forest H.S. in Savannah, GA and is married to Dr. Fionn Thomas of Statesboro, … Continue reading “Alicia Thomas to Receive Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree”

What Is It We Don’t Know About What We Eat?

By | May 09, 2012

What we don’t know can and does harm us, to the point of death. But, first the illness, heartache, pain, financial cost, incapacitation and loss of body parts. Then the box. No return. Chemicals in foods to make them shelf stable with artificial ‘freshness’ lull us into a false sense of safety. Artificial colorings are found in sodas, fruit juices … Continue reading “What Is It We Don’t Know About What We Eat?”

TCSG State Board Approves New Fee Structure for GED® Test-takers

By | May 09, 2012

Georgia’s adult learners who want to improve their education have easy access to free programs that offer adult education and GED preparation through the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office of Adult Education. The only cost that adult learners have to pay is the GED test fee. Now, for the first time since 2007, that fee is set to … Continue reading “TCSG State Board Approves New Fee Structure for GED® Test-takers”

Savannah Arts Academy Presents A Festival of One Acts

By | May 09, 2012

The Savannah Arts Academy’s Theatre Department presents “A Festival of One Acts” a series of student directed, performed, and produced one act plays. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24 at 7:00pm at 500 Washington Avenue. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens; they can be purchased in advance … Continue reading “Savannah Arts Academy Presents A Festival of One Acts”