Coastal Empire Weightlifting Team Member Sets National Record

By | July 03, 2013

Terry Roberson, Jr set a new national weightlifting record for the 13 and under 35kg weight class at the 2013 Youth National Weightlifting Championships on June 27-30. Eight individual medals came home with the 10-member Coastal Empire Weightlifting team, and the 13 and under male team placed second overall. Representing Savannah on the Coastal Empire Weightlifting team, Roberson also received … Continue reading “Coastal Empire Weightlifting Team Member Sets National Record”

“FISHH Third Annual Summer Swim Spree Huge Success”

By | July 03, 2013

Emily Johnson, and Amanda Royek local teens who love to swim coordinated The FISHH 3rd Annual Summer Swim Spree on Saturday, June 15 at the Chatham County Aquatic Center Their efforts raised $2,800 as well as donations of swim suits, goggles, towels, and other swim gear. This is a project sponsored by Friends Introducing Swimming and Healthy Habits (F.I.S H.H.) … Continue reading ““FISHH Third Annual Summer Swim Spree Huge Success””

The Dangers of Fireworks

By | July 03, 2013

The Fourth of July and fireworks celebrations are just around the corner. Prevent Blindness Georgia warns the public about the potential danger of fireworks. Injuries from fireworks can have a severe impact, even affecting lives years after the accident. Last year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated in its annual report that there were an estimated 8,700 injuries treated … Continue reading “The Dangers of Fireworks”

Chatham County Health Department Offers Shingles Vaccine

By | July 03, 2013

The Chatham County Health Department location at 1395 Eisenhower Drive is offering the shingles vaccination to those ages 60 and older and can now directly bill Medicare Part D for eligible clients. The shingles vaccine is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent the shingles rash, a painful skin rash that can cause blisters, fever, … Continue reading “Chatham County Health Department Offers Shingles Vaccine”

Change Your Water, Change Your Life!

By | July 03, 2013

Ionized alkaline restructured Kangen Water® will make you feel fantastic, have more energy, be smarter and look more handsome or beautiful. Would you like to learn the SECRET? Dr. F. Batmanghelidj, author of “You’re Not Sick, You’re Thristy” list Forty-Six (46) reasons to drink water. Here are the 1st thirty-two. If you are one of the people who say “Oh, … Continue reading “Change Your Water, Change Your Life!”

National HIV/AIDS Testing Day

By | July 03, 2013

On Thursday, June 27th, 2013 The Chatham CARE Center, offered free HIV testing at Wells Park in observance of National HIV Testing Day. Testing was done without the use of a needle and those tested was able to get results in about 20 minutes. A follow-up visit was scheduled for anyone who tests positive and counseling was made available to … Continue reading “National HIV/AIDS Testing Day”

National Newspaper Publishers Association Holds Annual Convention

By | July 03, 2013

Cloves Campbell, Jr., publisher of the Arizona Informant, was re-elected to a second term as chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the NNPA’s annual convention held in Nashville, TN June 26-29, 2013. “I am honored that my colleagues have chosen to give me another term as chairman,” said Campbell, head of a federation of nearly 200 newspapers with … Continue reading “National Newspaper Publishers Association Holds Annual Convention”

Supreme Court Conser vatives Turn Back Clock On Civil Rights

By | July 03, 2013

President Obama and Democrats in Congress last Tuesday vowed to push to restore protections for the voting rights of African-Americans and other minorities after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a core provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. It was unclear whether Republicans, who control the House of Representatives, would provide the support needed for any legislative effort to … Continue reading “Supreme Court Conser vatives Turn Back Clock On Civil Rights”

Kangol Kid To Perform At Summerfest 2013

By | July 03, 2013

Hip Hop artist Kangol Kid will be in Savannah as a part of the 2013 Summerfest lineup Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Savannah Civic Center. He recently joined the NNPA Publishers in Nashville for a Roundtable discussion as to how to increase the readership of over 200 African American newspapers by including the Hip Hop population. Fequiere (Kangol Kid) … Continue reading “Kangol Kid To Perform At Summerfest 2013”

Savannah Feed The Hungry Presents Summerfest 2013

By | July 03, 2013

Savannah’s Summerfest 2013 now in its 5th year will be held this year in the Savannah Civic Center’s Johnny Mercer Theatre on July 6th at 6 p.m Feed the Hungry, Inc. partners with the hip-hop and R&B industry to bring a star-studded lineup for the 2013 Summerfest. This year’s line-up includes Kurtis Blow, Kangol, Full Force, R&B artist Allure, Whodini, … Continue reading “Savannah Feed The Hungry Presents Summerfest 2013”