New Version of Georgia Transportation Plan Clears Committee

By | February 18, 2015

 A plan supporters hope will generate $1 billion in new funding for transportation scored a major victory Wednesday when the House Transportation Committee overwhelmingly voted to approve the bill.  House Bill 170, sponsored by Rep. Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla, now heads to the House floor and could be considered there as soon as Thursday, although a Friday vote is more likely.  … Continue reading “New Version of Georgia Transportation Plan Clears Committee”

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Celebrates Founders’ Day

By | February 18, 2015

Gamma Sigma Omega chapter, under the leadership of S. Renee Grant, president, will celebrate Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Founders’ Day on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at First Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 124 W. Anderson Street at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker for the 107th year celebration of sisterhood and service is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority International Secretary and Savannah … Continue reading “Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Celebrates Founders’ Day”

21st Century Leaders Announces Winners Of 2015 Georgia Youth Leadership Awards

By | February 18, 2015

21st Century Leaders, a Georgia-based non-profit youth leadership development program, announces the top 20 youth leaders selected for the 7th annual Georgia Youth Leadership Awards to be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Since 2008, 21st Century Leader’s (21CL), in partnership with business and civic leaders, including Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40 members, recognizes 20 outstanding high school students … Continue reading “21st Century Leaders Announces Winners Of 2015 Georgia Youth Leadership Awards”

Pastor Eric Henley, Sr.

By | February 18, 2015

Pastor Eric A. Henley Sr., planted/started New Beginning Community Christian Church in Savannah at 2310 Causton Bluff Road last April 2014. Pastor Henley has real world experience in the fields of education, State and Federal Government non-profits and 20 years retired military service in the United States Air Force. He has been a guest minister in several conferences, workshops, revivals, … Continue reading “Pastor Eric Henley, Sr.”

64th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute To Be Held

By | February 18, 2015

Recently, Carriage Trade PR, Inc. announced that Marjorie Young, CEO and president, will participate in the 64th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) being held Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20 at Savannah State University. The theme for the two-day event is “Stepping Up, Stepping Out: Entrepreneurial Media in a Digital World.” Young is scheduled to be a panelist … Continue reading “64th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute To Be Held”

Frank Callen Alumni 12th Annual Meritorious Awards Luncheon

By | February 18, 2015

The Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club Alumni and Friends Association will have their 12th Annual Meritorious Service Awards Luncheon on Saturday, February 21, 2015. This is the time when the Club’s Alumni recognize and honor individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to the growth, development and sustenance of our club. Honorees for 2015 are volunteer coaches Bernell Clarke … Continue reading “Frank Callen Alumni 12th Annual Meritorious Awards Luncheon”

Carver State Bank Joins In Partnership With Coastal Empire Habitat For Humanity

By | February 18, 2015

Coastal Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that Carver State Bank has joined in partnership and will begin servicing Habitat’s Partner Families and their loans in early 2015. “We are delighted by Carver State Bank’s generosity and commitment to step forward and be a true partner in the community. We are so excited that a local Bank, who has … Continue reading “Carver State Bank Joins In Partnership With Coastal Empire Habitat For Humanity”

Mayor Releases State Of The City Address

By | February 18, 2015

Mayor Edna Jackson issued the State of the City Address Wednesday night, calling on the community to start getting “real” about persistant, generational crime in Savannah, and outlined a five-step plan to address gun violence. Mayor Jackson had this to say… “Good evening everybody, and thank you for joining us tonight. Before I get accused of sticking my head in … Continue reading “Mayor Releases State Of The City Address”

Brown Recognized Top In Sales

By | February 18, 2015

McBride Research Laboratories, manufacturer of Design Essentials Hair Products, held their Distributors Meeting and Education Team Training program on January 24-27, 2015 at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. The program is designed to deliver new product knowledge to the Distributors and the entire Education Team. An awards banquet was held on Monday, January 26, 2015. The Awards Banquet … Continue reading “Brown Recognized Top In Sales”

Final Week Of The Savannah Black Heritage Festival

By | February 18, 2015

The final week of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival culminates with a number of stunning musical performances. The Spelman College Women’s Jazz Ensemble takes the stage on Friday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in the annual tribute concert to the late Ben Tucker. Tucker was born in Tennessee but made Savannah his home for the past four decades. A jazz … Continue reading “Final Week Of The Savannah Black Heritage Festival”