The Supreme Court Upholds The Affordable Health Care Act

By | July 04, 2012

With conservative Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. providing a surprise supporting vote, the United States Supreme Court gave President Barack Obama a major victory Thursday by upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Health Care Act. The vote was 5-4, with Roberts joining the court’s four liberals – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer and Elena Kagan. Anthony … Continue reading “The Supreme Court Upholds The Affordable Health Care Act”

Ben Tucker Honored with Don Redman Heritage Award

By | July 04, 2012

On Saturday, June 30, 2012, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park hosted Eleventh Annual Don Redman Heritage Awards & Concert. This year’s event featured master jazz alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson and legendary bassist Ben Tucker. Ben Tucker was born in Nashville, Tennessee. At 12-years-old he began to dive into music with the trumpet and eventually the bass. He performed with Herbie … Continue reading “Ben Tucker Honored with Don Redman Heritage Award”

Critz Tybee Run Fest Contributes $75,000 to Savannah Community Foundation

By | July 04, 2012

The 2012 grant recipients were recognized, with all 2012 sponsors present, during a breakfast ceremony on June 28, 2012 at 10 AM at the new CRITZ Mercedes-Benz Facility. The Critz Tybee Run Fest contributes proceeds of $75,000 to Savannah Community Foundation and requests distribution to organizations helping foster the spirit of health and education. The Critz Tybee Run Fest, one … Continue reading “Critz Tybee Run Fest Contributes $75,000 to Savannah Community Foundation”

The Montford Marines Receive Congressional Gold Medal

By | July 04, 2012

The Montford Point Marines were honored by the Marine Corps and Congress with the Congressional Gold Medal at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. on June 28, 2012. 400 of the first black Marines were honored. The Congressional Gold Medal, is the nation’s highest civilian honor. Savannah’s Sergeant John White and Samuel Berksteiner were among the Montford Marines who were … Continue reading “The Montford Marines Receive Congressional Gold Medal”

Savannah Fire Assistant Chief Earns Esteemed Designation

By | July 04, 2012

Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Assistant Fire Chief Cedric Scott has completed a demanding four-year executive course of study through the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy. Chief Scott has successfully fulfilled all requirements of the Executive Fire Officer Program. The intensive curriculum is designed to provide senior fire officers with a broad perspective on the various facets of fire … Continue reading “Savannah Fire Assistant Chief Earns Esteemed Designation”

Andrew Young and Danny Bakewell Honored for ‘Legacy of Excellence’

By | July 04, 2012

Former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young and Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., the National Newspaper Publishers Association chairman emeritus and executive publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel and the LA Watts Times, were presented with NNPA’s Legacy of Excellence Awards in recognition of their lifelong work, courage, commitment, sacrifice and achievements. The awards were presented as part of NNPA’s annual convention. … Continue reading “Andrew Young and Danny Bakewell Honored for ‘Legacy of Excellence’”

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Awards $6,400 in Scholarships

By | July 04, 2012

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Savannah Alumnae Chapter proudly announces it 2012 scholarships recipients. Each year, Savannah Alumnae Chapter awards more than $6,000.00 in scholarships to deserving students: three Academic Scholarships in the amount of $1,600 each; one Community Service Scholarship in the amount of $800.00; and one Academic Scholarship to a non-traditional student, in the amount of $800.00. … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Awards $6,400 in Scholarships”

AASU Announces New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

By | July 04, 2012

Armstrong announces the appointment of Carey Adams as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Adams comes to Armstrong from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, where he was dean of the College of Arts and Letters. During his tenure at Missouri State University, he earned numerous awards, including the MSU University Award for Teaching, the MSU College of Arts … Continue reading “AASU Announces New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs”

Sean Brandon Appointed Management Services Bureau Chief

By | July 04, 2012

City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney has appointed Mobility and Parking Services Director Sean Brandon to the position of Management Services Bureau Chief, effective July 2. In this capacity, Mr. Brandon will be responsible for oversight of the departments of Mobility and Parking Services, Research & Budget, Revenue, Purchasing, Human Resources, Vehicle Maintenance, Archives and Recorder’s Court. Mr. Brandon has worked for … Continue reading “Sean Brandon Appointed Management Services Bureau Chief”

Health Restoration 101 Give Yourself The Gift Of Health

By | July 04, 2012

Recognizing the need for change and making a commitment to follow a healthy lifestyle are the beginning of reducing our risk factors for poor health and the poor quality of life that comes with illness. Incorporating these 10 habits in our daily lives will create a new and healthier you right now. 1. Drink a glass of veggie juice every … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101 Give Yourself The Gift Of Health”