National Girl Scout Cookie Day February 8th, 2013

By | February 06, 2013

Massie Heritage Center Receives Prestigious Garden Award

By | February 06, 2013

The Garden Club of Savannah recently received the Mary Helen Ray Beautification and Historic Preservation Award for their complete restoration of the Massie Heritage Center gardens in 2012. The restoration project included installation of a courtyard of pavers in the “girls” garden to match bricks laid at an earlier time, while adding new colorful plantings to regenerate the Victorian garden. … Continue reading “Massie Heritage Center Receives Prestigious Garden Award”

The 2013 Father Daughter Dinner

By | February 06, 2013

On Saturday, February 16, 2013, the LG Community Outreach Foundation will present the 2013 Father Daughter Dinner hosted by Lil G of E-93. The event will be held at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, located at 460 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., in the Ballroom beginning at 6:00 p.m. This special event gives fathers an opportunity to spend … Continue reading “The 2013 Father Daughter Dinner”

Annual Black History Service To Be Held at Bread of Life Church of God in Christ

By | February 06, 2013

Members of the community are invited to attend the annual Black History service on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 4PM at Bread of Life Church of God in Christ. The theme for this momentous celebration is “Look Where He Brought Us From” Psalms 18: 17- 19. In commemoration of the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the desegregation of the Savannah Public … Continue reading “Annual Black History Service To Be Held at Bread of Life Church of God in Christ”

Hughes Retires From Chatham County Recorder’s Court

By | February 06, 2013

A retirement reception was held on Thursday, January 31 for Sharon Hughes, Chatham County Recorder’s Court Clerk for 32 years. The reception was held in the Juror’s Room on the 2nd floor of the Chatham County Courthouse. Hughes began her career in 1981 as Clerk working under Judge Michael Karpf. Throughout her 32 years she has seen many changes in … Continue reading “Hughes Retires From Chatham County Recorder’s Court”

Massie Heritage Center Commemorates Black History Month

By | February 06, 2013

Sheila Arnold, storyteller and historical interpreter from the highly- acclaimed Teacher’s Institute at Colonial Williamsburg comes to Massie Heritage Center in Savannah, Georgia, February 14-17, 2013. Sheila Arnold has been performing since she was 8 years old. She currently lives in Hampton, VA. Ms. Sheila, as she is fondly called, has been performing full-time since 2003, and visits over 150 … Continue reading “Massie Heritage Center Commemorates Black History Month”

Scenes from the 2013 Inauguration of Chatham County Board of Commissioners

By | February 06, 2013

Savannahians celebrated a historical event on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 when Al Scott was sworn in by the Honorable Judge Michael Karpf as the first African American Chairman of the Chatham County Commissioners. Joe Murray Rivers who served as County Commissioner for many years was Master of Ceremonies for this occasion. Rev. Matthew Southall Brown, Pastor Emeritus of St. John … Continue reading “Scenes from the 2013 Inauguration of Chatham County Board of Commissioners”

Celebrate Black History Month Rev. Andrew C. Marshall

By | February 06, 2013

Reverend Andrew C. Marshall was born a slave in South Carolina in 1756 and eventu- ally became pastor of First African Baptist Church and a successful businessman in Savannah. His journey to success in the city started in 1766 when he traveled here. Throughout a period of about 50 years, Marshall was owned by a few men. Maybe the most … Continue reading “Celebrate Black History Month Rev. Andrew C. Marshall”

Black Heritage Festival W. W. Law Lecture Series

By | February 06, 2013

Thursday, February 14, 6:30 p.m. Personal Reflections of W. W. Law: A Renaissance Man by Dr. Charles J. Elmore, SSU Professor, author, and noted local historian. Presented in part by The Telfair Museums. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. Monday, February 18, 3-5 p.m. The W. W. Law Public Lecture by Dr. Michael Benjamin, Assistant Professor of … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival W. W. Law Lecture Series”

Youth Council Meets with Lawmakers in Atlanta

By | February 06, 2013

Members of the City of Savannah Youth Council traveled to Atlanta today to meet with Gov. Nathan Deal, as well as State and local legislators as part of Savannah-Chatham Day. The Youth Council members spent part of the day beneath the Gold Dome, where they discussed youth issues with elected officials and watched lawmaking in action. “You can study how … Continue reading “Youth Council Meets with Lawmakers in Atlanta”