The Board of Directors at Carver State Bank

By | June 27, 2012

The founders of Carver State Bank had to overcome many obstacles during the early years. They battled racial discrimination and economic isolation. They established a commercial bank at a time when there were only six African-American-owned banks in the entire country. This same determination and commitment to the uplift of the African-American community through full participation in the American Free … Continue reading “The Board of Directors at Carver State Bank”

Gullah Living with Samantha Claar

By | June 27, 2012

Samantha Claar is the “Featured Artist of the Month” at the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery located at 9 W. Henry Street in Savannah. Claar’s bright, acrylic paintings fill the gallery with the exhibit she calls “Gullah Living.” Claar’s work will be on display until June 29. The paintings are available for viewing Monday through Friday from 9a.m. until 5p.m. Claar first began … Continue reading “Gullah Living with Samantha Claar”

Independence Day Open House

By | June 27, 2012

Enjoy Independence Day at 501 E. Huntingdon St. Tour this historically unique home, and watch the fireworks from the balcony on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. This is a special call for event planners, decorators, photographers and entertainers… come view this spectacular site to host your events. This home is also available as a vacational rental. Three amazing floors and sleeps … Continue reading “Independence Day Open House”

Local Business Supports Community

By | June 27, 2012

Mama’s Furniture of Beaufort and Savannah have been proudly supporting area churches and the military USO for many years. When a purchase is made at either one of their locations, a donation is made in the customer’s name to their church or to the military USO. As Mama’s Furniture approaches the middle of 2012, they continue to add to their … Continue reading “Local Business Supports Community”

Volunteers Show Support on Community Service Super Saturday

By | June 27, 2012

On a single Saturday across Georgia, more than 500 Wells Fargo team members and friends helped out in 24 cities as part of Community Service Super Saturday. In Savannah on Saturday, June 23, 2012, 75 volunteers in distinctive red T-shirts worked at three separate events, including making repairs and upgrades on the home of former Seaman Thomas Chant, a Vietnam … Continue reading “Volunteers Show Support on Community Service Super Saturday”

Tompkins High School Class of 1962 Holds Class Reunion

By | June 27, 2012

The Class of 1962 of Sophronia M. Tompkins High School celebrated their 50th class reunion, with a banquet. The event kicked off on Thursday, May 31 and closed out on Sunday, June 3, 2012. The banquet was held at the school, which is now known as the Woodville Tompkins Technical & Career Institute. Thanks to the different committees for doing … Continue reading “Tompkins High School Class of 1962 Holds Class Reunion”

SCCPSS Announces Quiz Bowl Winners

By | June 27, 2012

The 2012 Savannah Chatham County Quiz Bowl Competition, headed by Savannah Chatham County Library Media Services, took place in June 2012. The annual Quiz Bowl Competition consists of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students from across the district reading 20 Georgia Award winning picture books, and 4th and 5th grade students reading 6 Georgia award winning chapter books. After studying … Continue reading “SCCPSS Announces Quiz Bowl Winners”

St. Vincent’s Academy Receives Grant

By | June 27, 2012

St. Vincent’s Academy has received another grant this year! The National Catholic Educational Association awarded a Social Justice Education grant to SVA. The committee was searching for a proposal that encouraged the integration of Christian values into content area lessons and fostered the creativity and professional development of teachers as well. St. Vincent’s will embark on a project with Psychology … Continue reading “St. Vincent’s Academy Receives Grant”

Georgia Historical Society Announces New Application

By | June 27, 2012

The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce the release of its Georgia Historical Marker Application for Android smartphones. App users can find historical markers near their current location and view marker text with pictures, as well as share the information with others via email. The app is free for download from the Android App Store, and is available for … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society Announces New Application”

Lightning Safety Week: Be Prepared

By | June 27, 2012

According to the National Weather Service, lightning is the No. 3 weather related killer in Georgia. In fact, in 2010, the state led the nation with the highest number of lightning-related deaths. In addition, it was a bolt of lightning that ignited the Honey Prairie Complex blaze in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge last spring, which consumed more than 300,000 … Continue reading “Lightning Safety Week: Be Prepared”