United Way of the Coastal Empire Exceeds Annual Goal

By | November 21, 2012

United Way of the Coastal Empire announced today that it exceeded its 2012 campaign goal and raised $8,927,246. This represents a five percent increase over the $8.5M announced last year and $150,000 over this year’s goal of $8,777,007. Campaign Chair Samuel G. McCachern, senior vice president of Thomas & Hutton, and members of the Campaign Cabinet proudly reported campaign results … Continue reading “United Way of the Coastal Empire Exceeds Annual Goal”

Savannah Native Captures Miss Black Georgia USA 2013

By | November 21, 2012

If you don’t already recognize Jordan Riles as your previously reigning Miss Black Savannah, then maybe you recall her term as Miss Savannah State University 2010-2011 among few other leadership positions she has held. Still now, Riles has become the winner of the 2013 Miss Black Georgia USA Pageant after competing in the annual event in Macon, GA on Saturday … Continue reading “Savannah Native Captures Miss Black Georgia USA 2013”

Grainger Opens New Nissan Dealership on Chatham Pkwy

By | November 21, 2012

Grainger Nissan held their ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Nissan dealership located on Chatham Parkway off of I-16. Bill Grainger, along with brother Mark and son Damon, cut the ribbon while family and friends lookS on.

Savannah/Chatham CASA Thanks the Community

By | November 21, 2012

Thursday, November 8, 2012 marked the 5th Annual fundraising event for Savannah/Chatham CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). Twelve of Savannah’s very own Stars revealed their talents from their 10- week period of ballroom training and fundraising efforts for our program. The event grossed over $76,000 in funds to support our local CASA program. A sincere and grateful thank you to … Continue reading “Savannah/Chatham CASA Thanks the Community”

World Trade Center San Diego Selects Weathers as President/CEO

By | November 21, 2012

SAN DIEGO—Steven W. Weathers, currently President & CEO of the Savannah, GA Economic Development Authority and former Vice President of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., has been tapped to be the next President/CEO of the World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD). WTCSD Board Chairman Bruce Hueners announced that the Board approved his selection at its Nov. 14 meeting. … Continue reading “World Trade Center San Diego Selects Weathers as President/CEO”

“Silent Cry” Book Review

By | November 21, 2012

There are many things you hope to pass forward to your children someday. You hope they get their father’s athletic ability and their mother’s business acumen. They’ll need patience from their grandmothers, wisdom from Grandpa, an uncle’s sense of humor and good looks from all sides of the family. Yes, there are material possessions your kids will inherit some day, … Continue reading ““Silent Cry” Book Review”

Deal Calls for $50 Million in New Funds for Deepening Port

By | November 21, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that as part of his FY2014 budget proposal, he will seek an additional $50 million in funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project at the Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting. “I am committed to allocating funds and time to this pivotal link in our logistics network,”said Deal. “Expanding the Savannah Harbor is vital to our … Continue reading “Deal Calls for $50 Million in New Funds for Deepening Port”

Operation New Hope Welcomes Abused Bryan County Dogs

By | November 21, 2012

Two dogs that were rescued after nearly starving to death will be joined the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Operation New Hope program on November 14, 2012. Members of Bryan Animal Caregivers found Lola and Charlie on October 3 along Highway 17 in Bryan County. Both dogs had to be hospitalized-they were nearly 20 pounds underweight and tested positive for heart … Continue reading “Operation New Hope Welcomes Abused Bryan County Dogs”

Connor’s Temple Baptist Church Celebrates Veterans’ Day

By | November 21, 2012

Connor’s Temple Baptist Church held its annual Veterans’ Day program Sunday, November 11, 2012, 10:00 a.m. worship service. The guest speaker was the Reverend McRae Mangum, United State Army. He delivered an inspiring Veterans’ Day message, not only to Connor’s Temple Baptist Church veterans but also to the congregation. Sister Patricia Sutton sang a resounding rendition of the National Anthem … Continue reading “Connor’s Temple Baptist Church Celebrates Veterans’ Day”

Junior League of Savannah Extends “Done in a Day”

By | November 21, 2012

The Junior League of Savannah is now taking applications for Community Projects and Community Assistance Funds. The JLS is looking to find partners that will fit in our focus of Women and Children with the community project focus being hunger and literacy. CommunityProjects are organization that partner with the Junior League of Savannah and receive funding and volunteers. Community Assistance … Continue reading “Junior League of Savannah Extends “Done in a Day””