Tigers To Host Miami Hurricanes

By | December 18, 2013

The Savannah State University men’s basketball team will host the University of Miami (FL) Hurricanes in Tiger Arena on December 19. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and the contest will be carried on Comcast Sports South (CSS). It will be the fourth match-up between the teams and the first meeting since the 2003-04 season. The teams have also … Continue reading “Tigers To Host Miami Hurricanes”

New Drug Could Save Millions of Lives

By | December 18, 2013

A new drug is on the horizon that scientists say will save millions of lives. If approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, it may be here before 2013 comes to a close. Dr. Parvez Mantry, medical director of the Hepatobiliary Tumor Program at Methodist Dallas Medical, said that an investigational new medicine called sofosbuvir has shown encouraging … Continue reading “New Drug Could Save Millions of Lives”

Cracking Down on Payday Lenders

By | December 18, 2013

Just in time for the holiday season, three federal regulators have taken two separate actions against payday lending. One seeks to remedy outrageous wrongdoing by refunding money to past customers. The other will protect existing or new borrowers from further financial exploitation. By actively righting wrongs and implementing common-sense reforms, these regulators offer consumers prospects for a happier holiday season. … Continue reading “Cracking Down on Payday Lenders”

The Savannah Community Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

By | December 18, 2013

The Savannah Branch of the NAACP and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Observance Day Association, Inc. celebrated the extraordinary life and legacy of political activist Nelson Mandela December 13th, 2013 in front of the Savannah Branch NNACP Office. Local city officials and community leaders came out to pay homage and celebrate the life of this inspirational leader. The Civil … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela”

Parents of Dead Valdosta Teen Continue Fight

By | December 18, 2013

Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News As the fight to get to the bottom of the mysterious death of a Black Georgia teen continues, the parents of the victim have taken their voices to the state’s capital with the help of a historic church. On Sunday, the parents of Kendrick Johnson vowed to not give up … Continue reading “Parents of Dead Valdosta Teen Continue Fight”

Celebrate The Christmas Season At Christ Memorial

By | December 18, 2013

The public is invited to a special Christmas Service at Christ Memorial Baptist Church, 1023 Dutchtown Road, on December 25th at 10am. Come celebrate this great day listening to the word of God. Also, the public is invited to come out for the Jubilee Service on December 29th and Watch Night Service on December 31st at 10pm. For more information … Continue reading “Celebrate The Christmas Season At Christ Memorial”

“Over the Edge” Fundraiser Held

By | December 18, 2013

A total of 97 Edgers, ropers, guest, media, and walk ins went Over the Edge last Friday, December 13, 2013 to raise funds for the Boy Scouts of the Coastal Empire. The Manger Building located at 7 E. Congress St. in Historic Downtown was the site for Savannah’s first ever ‘Over the Edge’. The Manger Building is Savannah’s 8th tallest … Continue reading ““Over the Edge” Fundraiser Held”

Save the Date: March 20-April 5 2014

By | December 18, 2013

The Savannah Music Festival is dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth, and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. It is the largest musical arts event in Georgia and one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world. The 2014 Savannah Music … Continue reading “Save the Date: March 20-April 5 2014”

Dancing Through The Decades: The 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s

By | December 18, 2013

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival will sponsor its 3rd Annual Fund Raiser, “Dancing Through the Decades – from the 60’s through the 90’s”. Join us on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Savannah Civic Center Ball Room, from 8 pm to midnight for another evening of fun, food, frolic and reminiscence. We will dance the night away to the popular … Continue reading “Dancing Through The Decades: The 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s”

UNCF Mayor’s Breakfast Held

By | December 18, 2013

Mayor Edna Jackson presided over the United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Breakfast held recently at the Hilton Savannah Desoto. Alderman Carolyn H. Bell welcomed the breakfast attendees and reminded them of the importance of supporting the UNCF. For many years the local chapters of Delta Sigma Theta and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorororities joined together to present “100 Celebrity Men Who … Continue reading “UNCF Mayor’s Breakfast Held”