Scenes From The 2013 Rock n’ Roll Marathon

By | November 13, 2013

St. John Baptist To Host 2014 Women’s Conference

By | November 13, 2013

St. John Baptist Church, “The Mighty Fortress”, 522 Hartridge St., Rev. Dr. George P. Lee, III, Pastor; Women’s Conference, January 30 -February 2, 2014. Thursday, Friday and Sunday in the church sanctuary. Saturday at the Student Union Building on the Savannah State University campus.

United Way Receives $2.7 Million From Gulfstream

By | November 13, 2013

The spirit of giving back to the community is deeply embedded in the culture of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Today, United Way of the Coastal Empire has accepted a generous contribution of $2.7 million from Gulfstream to be put toward the community goal of $8,675,000. Anthony Martinez, Senior Human Resources of Gulfstream, expressed their continued support to United Way and presented … Continue reading “United Way Receives $2.7 Million From Gulfstream”

A.E. Beach Class of ‘63 Plans 50th Class Reunion

By | November 13, 2013

Plans have been finalized for our 50th Class Reunion Celebration, December 19 – 22, 2013, at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. We plan for this special holiday weekend to be a truly unforgettable event. We will have a chance to reunite with classmates, some of whom we have not seen since graduation 50 years ago. As we reminisce, meet, greet, and … Continue reading “A.E. Beach Class of ‘63 Plans 50th Class Reunion”

NAACP Holds Freedom Fund Awards Banquet

By | November 13, 2013

On Saturday, November 2, 2013, The Savannah Branch of the NAACP held their 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet at the Hyatt Regency. The 2013 honorees were Mr. Alfred Owens, Mrs Betty Brannen Smith and the historic Bolton Street Missionary Baptist Church. The Freedom Fund Awards Banquet is the primary fundraiser supporting the operations for the Savannah Branch NAACP and … Continue reading “NAACP Holds Freedom Fund Awards Banquet”

Georgia Historical Society 2014 Trustees Gala

By | November 13, 2013

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the 2014 Trustees Gala where you will experience “Mojo Nights”—a sultry, southern, spellbinding evening that highlights the appointment by Governor Nathan Deal of the 2014 Trustees, Arthur Blank and Billy Payne. The program includes lively conversation with the inductees and other local, state, and national leaders. The night will conclude with dancing … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society 2014 Trustees Gala”

Southern Aviation Parts And Services To Create 200 Jobs In Chatham County

By | November 13, 2013

The Savannah Economic Development Authority and the Savannah Airport Commission announced today during a press conference that Southern Aviation Parts and Services is locating in Chatham County. The new company, set to begin work in 2014, will create 200 jobs in the next five years. The total investment is $15-17 million. The company, which will create high end, custom aircraft … Continue reading “Southern Aviation Parts And Services To Create 200 Jobs In Chatham County”

Alumni Chapter Presents Scholarship Check

By | November 13, 2013

The Savannah Chapter of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association presented a $35,180 scholarship check to SSU President Cheryl D. Dozier on Nov. 2, 2013. The presentation, which took place at T. A. Wright Stadium during halftime of the SSU-South Carolina State University football game, was made by Tony Wright Sr., chapter president; Beatrice Campbell, chapter scholarship chair; and … Continue reading “Alumni Chapter Presents Scholarship Check”

William Quarterman To Serve On State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

By | November 13, 2013

Each school year the State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge names 50 outstanding students from across Georgia to serve on his Student Advisory Council. Students serving on the council will meet three times throughout the school year to advise Superintendent Barge on how state policies are impacting in the classroom and other education related issues. Members are advisors and act … Continue reading “William Quarterman To Serve On State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council”

SSU To Celebrate 123 Years At Annual Founders Day Observance

By | November 13, 2013

Savannah State University’s annual Founders Day observance will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Tiger Arena. The Rev. Matthew Southall Brown Sr., author and pastor emeritus of Savannah’s St. John Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. A native of Savannah, Ga., Brown received his post-secondary education from then Georgia State College — now Savannah … Continue reading “SSU To Celebrate 123 Years At Annual Founders Day Observance”