SSU Men’s Golf Finishes Co-Runner Up In 2015 MEAC Championship

By | April 29, 2015

Savannah State men’s golf tied for second place in the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship Tournament, held at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, Ga. The final round of 18 holes was suspended on Saturday due to a severe thunderstorm moving through the area. The tournament format was changed from 54-holes to 36-holes, thereby eliminating any play on Saturday from … Continue reading “SSU Men’s Golf Finishes Co-Runner Up In 2015 MEAC Championship”

Four Important Reasons To Vaccinate Your Child

By | April 29, 2015

Through advancements in medical science, children can be protected against more diseases than ever before. Some diseases, like polio that once injured or killed millions of children, are no longer common in the U.S. The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases note the following benefits to infant immunization. Vaccinations are largely safe and effective Vaccines are only given to … Continue reading “Four Important Reasons To Vaccinate Your Child”

90th Annual Convention Of Georgia Funeral Service

By | April 29, 2015

The 90th Annual Convention, Educational Forum, and Table Top Expo of Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, Inc. will be held at The Classic Center in Athens Georgia on May 17-20, 2015. This year’s conference theme is “Lead One Teach One”. Funeral Directors, Embalmers, and Mortuary Students from across the state will share 3 days of engaging new ideas, share insights, … Continue reading “90th Annual Convention Of Georgia Funeral Service”

New Scholarship Fund To Support Area Military Spouses At Armstrong And Savannah Tech

By | April 29, 2015

Earlier today, representatives from The Landings Military Family Relief Fund, Armstrong State University and Savannah Technical College signed a gift agreement for a new scholarship fund designed to support local military spouses and to enable them to complete college. The Landings Military Family Relief Fund will donate a total of $40,000 to the Landings Military Spouse Academic Assistance Fund, which … Continue reading “New Scholarship Fund To Support Area Military Spouses At Armstrong And Savannah Tech”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire To Distribute Diapers To Benefit Families In Need

By | April 29, 2015

For the third consecutive year, United Way of the Coastal Empire partnered with Weyerhaeuser employees to distribute more than 41,000 diapers, up from 25,000 last year, to help families who are struggling to provide diapers for their babies. Diapers were distributed to local non-profit organizations that already have a diaper distribution program in place. The goal is to ensure that … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire To Distribute Diapers To Benefit Families In Need”

Senior Citizens, Inc. Hires Chief Financial Officer

By | April 29, 2015

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for area seniors, recently hired Luella Sanders as the organization’s chief financial officer. In her new position, Sanders’ responsibilities will include overseeing all financial management operations and working closely with executive leadership to maintain budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow for administration and existing programs. Originally from … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Hires Chief Financial Officer”

29th Annual Beach High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Banquet

By | April 29, 2015

The Beach High School Athletic Hall of Fame Association, Inc. held their 29th Annual Induction Banquet last Saturday, April 25, at the Economic Opportunity Authority. The Toastmaster for the occasion was Coach Ronald Booker, Class of ’64. The event included members of the Beach High School Hall of Fame including Lawrence Hutchins, Jr., Class of ’59, Joy Berry-Moore, ’90, Walter … Continue reading “29th Annual Beach High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Banquet”

Dr. Estella Shabazz Announces Re-election Campaign

By | April 29, 2015

Many of Dr. Estella Shabazz’s family members, friends and supporters gathered on the corner of MLKing, Jr. Blvd. and Victory Drive last Thursday as she announced her bid for re-election as Alderman of the 5th district. “For the past 4 years, it has been a joy representing you. From the construction of the Tatemville sound barrier wall, Sylvan Terrace median … Continue reading “Dr. Estella Shabazz Announces Re-election Campaign”

City Of Baltimore Erupts In Riots

By | April 29, 2015

The city of Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, burned buildings and injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody. The riots broke out just a few blocks from the funeral of Freddie Gray and then spread through much … Continue reading “City Of Baltimore Erupts In Riots”

Lynch Sworn In As 83rd U.S. Attorney General

By | April 29, 2015

Loretta Lynch began a new chapter in her life continuing her journey in law as she was sworn in as the 83rd U.S. Attorney General last Monday by Vice President Joe Biden. With her husband and father, who recently celebrated his 83rd birthday by her side, Lynch took the oath of office to become the first African-American woman to hold … Continue reading “Lynch Sworn In As 83rd U.S. Attorney General”