Obama Addresses Democratic National Convention

By | September 12, 2012

“Madam Chairwoman, delegates, I accept your nomination for President of the United States,” said President Barack Obama. The Democratic Convention was held Sept 4- Sept 6 and featured speeches from former President Bill Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama, State Representative Joaquin Castro of Texas, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who was the first Latino keynote speaker at a Democratic National … Continue reading “Obama Addresses Democratic National Convention”

United Way Kicks Off Campaign with ‘Secret Agent’ Luncheon

By | September 12, 2012

United Way of the Coastal Empire announced its highest ever campaign goal of $8,255,555. The amount represents a 6 percent increase over last year’s goal of $8,255,555. This year, the campaign is led by Samuel G. McCachern, senior vice president of Thomas & Hutton. The mission of United Way is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. … Continue reading “United Way Kicks Off Campaign with ‘Secret Agent’ Luncheon”

Sir Elton John Returns to Savannah

By | September 12, 2012

Elton John and his band will return to Savannah’s Civic Center on Saturday, September 15th performing in concert at 8pm, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton’s incredible five-decade career. “It’s been four long years since Elton John has graced Savannah with his presence and the Hostess City cannot wait for his return!” said Savannah … Continue reading “Sir Elton John Returns to Savannah”

A Fashion-Filled Event for the Family

By | September 12, 2012

Downtown Savannah was packed with shoppers on the evening of Sept. 6. Fashion’s Night Out proved to be a success as Broughton Street transformed into a pedestrian-only festival of music, art, and fashion including 25 participating retailers and a dramatic outdoor runway.

Sheila Raye Charles Visits Savannah

By | September 12, 2012

Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of the late, legendary Ray Charles, will be in Savannah, GA Sept. 13 – 16, 2012 from 10am-2pm performing and sharing her testimony in several venues. Ms. Charles sings both her own songs and her father’s songs. Additionally, she shares her inspirational and motivational story of her crack-cocaine addiction, multiple prison sentences, near death experiences, the … Continue reading “Sheila Raye Charles Visits Savannah”

Woodville-Tompkins 4th Annual Homecoming Celebration Held

By | September 12, 2012

The alumni, family, friends, and current students of Woodville- Tompkins High School, celebrated their 4th annual Homecoming on Saturday, September 1, 2012. It was a gorgeous day on the beautiful campus of Woodville-Tompkins, as more than 3800 people gathered to share memories and rekindle friendships. There was lots of food, music, and children playing. The sounds laughter could be heard … Continue reading “Woodville-Tompkins 4th Annual Homecoming Celebration Held”

Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Hold Weekend of Service

By | September 12, 2012

The Brothers of Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity would like to thank everyone for making our 5th Annual All White Affair on Aug. 24, a tremendous success!! Proceeds from this event will go towards the chapters scholarship fund, American Diabetes, and will help support the chapters other charitable endeavors. The following morning on Aug. 25, the Brothers … Continue reading “Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Hold Weekend of Service”

AASU Participates in National Drug Take Back Initiative

By | September 12, 2012

Time to clean out cupboards and medicine cabinets of unused expired prescription drugs. Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Police Department will participate in the National Take Back Initiative for the entire month of September, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Savannah residents may drop off their unwanted prescription medication 24 hours a day inside the … Continue reading “AASU Participates in National Drug Take Back Initiative”

Carver Employees Donate Supplies to Gadsden Elementary

By | September 12, 2012

Dr. Deborah R. Jones, Principal of the Robert W. Gadsden Elementary School, was ecstatic as she, members of her professional staff, and a few students accepted a gift of assorted school supplies and uniforms from Othia Saussy, President of the Carver State Bank Employees Association. Sherrie Williams, Alicia Gaffney and Mary Bynum, members of the Association’s “Back to School Committee,” … Continue reading “Carver Employees Donate Supplies to Gadsden Elementary”

The Weight of the Nation Conversation Continues With The Community

By | September 12, 2012

The conversation continues as our community comes together again to discuss the “ Challenges” after the screening of another film in this powerful four –part documentary, – “The Weight of the Nation.” This series developed by HBO in conjunction with several of the nation’s leading research and health care organizations is an effort launched to halt and to prevent obesity, … Continue reading “The Weight of the Nation Conversation Continues With The Community”