New Book And Exhibit Examine Slavery And Freedom In Savannah

By | February 05, 2014

The silver tankard shines, appearing antique but rarely used. The story behind the silver cup on display at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts seems fairly straightforward. A visitor might assume it is part of the collection from a historic Savannah home. But while it appears as an object for current-day museum display, it represents so much more—a history … Continue reading “New Book And Exhibit Examine Slavery And Freedom In Savannah”

The Savannah Community Mourns Loss Of Floyd Adams, Jr.

By | February 05, 2014

Floyd Adams Jr., the first African American elected as Mayor of Savannah passed away on Saturday, February 1, at the age 68. Adams was publisher of the Savannah Herald, and a longtime city councilman when he was elected Savannah’s 63rd mayor in 1995. Mayor Edna Branch Jackson issued the following statement: “On behalf of the Savannah City Council, the City … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Mourns Loss Of Floyd Adams, Jr.”

American Traditions Competition Announces New Format, Venues, And Awards For 2014

By | February 05, 2014

The word ‘tradition’ evokes many images and emotions; nostalgia and fond memories across continents and cultures. One indisputable traditional staple of any culture, however, is music — songs especially. In 1988, the Savannah Onstage International Arts Festival was born as a movement by community leaders not only to promote traditional Southern tunes and ballads, but also to integrate and stir … Continue reading “American Traditions Competition Announces New Format, Venues, And Awards For 2014”

Georgia History Festival 2014

By | February 05, 2014

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced recently that legendary UGA Coach Vince Dooley and Savannah philanthropist and businesswoman Ellen Bolch will preside over the 2014 Georgia Day Parade on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. The parade begins at 10:30 am. The route is along Bull St. from Forsyth Park to City Hall in Savannah. They will be joined by over two … Continue reading “Georgia History Festival 2014”

International Paper’s Savannah Mill Accepting Applications For The IP Foundation

By | February 05, 2014

International Paper’s Savannah mill is currently accepting applications for the International Paper Foundation. The deadline to apply is March 14, 2014. Nonprofit organizations that perform work and provide services in the following areas are encouraged to apply: environmental education— outdoor classrooms; awareness of the environment with a hands-on approach; literacy— books, reading programs and tools to increase reading; and employee … Continue reading “International Paper’s Savannah Mill Accepting Applications For The IP Foundation”

Nikki Giovanni’s Visit To Savannah State

By | February 05, 2014

Renowned poet, writer, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni visited Savannah State University Thursday night to deliver an engaging address about writing and empowerment. The poet was witty and entertaining as she talked about her reasons for becoming a writer, her passion for poetry, her memories as an activist, and even a joke she made with her close friend Rosa Parks … Continue reading “Nikki Giovanni’s Visit To Savannah State”

Change Your Water…Change Your Life!

By | February 05, 2014

Ionized alkaline re- structured Kangen Water® has a pH level of 8.5 – 9.5, which is slightly alkaline and can help you reach your weight loss goals. In order for your body to release the unwanted pounds you must detoxify. Detoxification with Healthy Kangen Water® Your body – whether or not you are aware – contains toxins. It’s True! Toxins … Continue reading “Change Your Water…Change Your Life!”

The Down Side Of A Tough Poker Face

By | February 05, 2014

Jim had the reputation as the greatest spades player in the greater Savannah Metropolitan area. Known as a player who knew how to bluff the completion, Jim had developed a knack for always coming out on top no matter the kind of hand he was dealt. . Besides playing spades, he also loved to tinker with things around the house … Continue reading “The Down Side Of A Tough Poker Face”

How To Handle A Flu Emergency

By | February 05, 2014

Normally, people recover from the flu after within a week or two. But sometimes, the flu can lead to dangerous complications that require emergency care. The CDC estimates that 200,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized because of the flu every year. 36, 000 thousand die from the flu annually. While infants, the elderly, and people with certain diseases or … Continue reading “How To Handle A Flu Emergency”

Savannah State To Observe Black AIDS Awareness Day

By | February 05, 2014

Terry Hamilton, assistant vice-president for Corporate Planning Services and director of HIV Services for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, will be the special guest speaker for Savannah State University’s (SSU) “Get in the Know” Black Aids Awareness Day. Two presentations are scheduled: 11 a.m., Feb. 6, SSU Social Sciences Building Room 115 and 6:30 p.m., Feb. 7, … Continue reading “Savannah State To Observe Black AIDS Awareness Day”