Black Journalists Name Roland Martin Journalist of the Year

By | April 03, 2013

The National Association of Black Journalists Board of Directors has named Roland Martin its Journalist of the Year. “It is one of NABJ’s most-coveted honors, celebrating the accomplishments of black journalists and those who support blacks in the media,” NABJ wrote in a news release issued on Wednesday. Martin is currently host and managing editor of TV One’s Washington Watch … Continue reading “Black Journalists Name Roland Martin Journalist of the Year”

The UpBeats Live At Savannah Country Day School On April 6

By | April 03, 2013

The UpBeats imagi- NATION Workshop is celebrating seven years of presenting family entertainment through puppetry, live music, and interactive visual effects. This one time imagination experience will be held at Savannah Country Day School in the Jelks Auditorium on April 6, 2013 at 2pm. Tickets are currently available at goupbeat.eventbrite.com. This is an anniversary celebration you don’t want to miss … Continue reading “The UpBeats Live At Savannah Country Day School On April 6”

CAT Board Retains Reese As Executive Director

By | April 03, 2013

The Chatham Area Transit Authority Board of Directors has stetted Executive Director and CEO to Dr. Chadwick L. Reese. Dr. Reese has accepted the position and will continue to work under the direction of the Board after the 45 day transition period with Veolia Transportation. Dr. Reese has served in the same capacity as an employee of Veolia Transportation under … Continue reading “CAT Board Retains Reese As Executive Director”

Israeli College, Cultural Leaders Wrap Up Trip To Savannah

By | April 03, 2013

Israeli educational and cultural leaders wrapped up a three-day visit to Savannah this week with the goal of developing lasting ties between Savannah and Israel. The delegation included Dr. Yael Yuli Tamir, Chairperson of the Association of Civil Rights in Israel and President of Shenkar College, an art and design college near Tel Aviv; as well as Yonit Stern, Director … Continue reading “Israeli College, Cultural Leaders Wrap Up Trip To Savannah”

ILA To Host Planning Meeting To Support R. M. Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

By | April 03, 2013

Mr. Willie Seymore President, Board of Directors and membership of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Local 1414 and Dr. Billy Jamerson, Chairman and members of the Board of Directors of the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum invites all Pastors, Ministers and other members of the Clergy to attend a very important meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the ILA … Continue reading “ILA To Host Planning Meeting To Support R. M. Gilbert Civil Rights Museum”

Rotary Club of Savannah West Honors Sabria Jones

By | April 03, 2013

Congratulations are in order for Sabria Jones, a Boy and Girls Club of the Coastal Empire (BGCCE) member, whose hard work has paid off and brought her the honor of being the 2013 Rotary Club of Savannah West Youth of the Year. On Thursday, March 14, 2013. BGCCE executive director, Vincent DelMonte with the assistance of St. Vincent’s Academy principal, … Continue reading “Rotary Club of Savannah West Honors Sabria Jones”

Lt. Col. Drayton Assumes Command of the 92nd Chemical Battalion

By | April 03, 2013

Lieutenant Colonel Drayton will assume command of the 92nd Chemical Battalion located in Decatur, Georgia on 14 April 2013. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1991 from Fort Valley State University. Shortly after his commission he attended the United States Army Chemical School in Fort McClellan, AL. where he was instructed as a Chemical Officer. Drayton was then … Continue reading “Lt. Col. Drayton Assumes Command of the 92nd Chemical Battalion”

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield to Speak at SSU

By | April 03, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Student Union Ballroom C on the Savannah State University campus a Diplomatic Policy and Service Lecture will be held by Linda-Thomas Greenfield, director general of the U.S. Foreign Service and director of Human Resources. A career member of the Foreign Service for more than 30 years, Thomas-Greenfield was the U.S. ambassador to Liberia from 2008-2012, … Continue reading “Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield to Speak at SSU”

The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Ball

By | April 03, 2013

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association will continue its 2013 Celebration by sponsoring the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Freedom Ball on Saturday, April 13, 2013. This is the last event of the 2013 King celebration that will benefit the Annual Scholarship and Community Give Back Programs. The Ball will be held at the Annex of the … Continue reading “The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Ball”

Michael Butts Passes at Age 62

By | April 03, 2013

Michael Butts, age 62 born in Sparta, Ga born July 18, 1950 to Hopp and Vera Butts (deceased) entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 1, 2013. He attended the public schools of Chatham County. He is survived by his wife Pamela Hagins Butts, 2 daughters Marcia Butts Martin (Patrick) and Mia Butts Williams (Jonathan); sister Marilyn Butts Hill (Atlanta) … Continue reading “Michael Butts Passes at Age 62”