Charleston’s Emmanuel A.M.E Church Shooting

By | June 24, 2015

On Last Wednes- day, June 17, 2015 a gunman released fire on a bible study group at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. It is one of the oldest and most influential African American churches in the U.S. The suspected gunman, Dylann Roof, was apprehended Thursday, after a woman reported seeing him and his vehicle in … Continue reading “Charleston’s Emmanuel A.M.E Church Shooting”

“The Magic Marc TV Show” Wins Best TV Series At Philalm Week

By | June 24, 2015

PHILAFILM Week opened Monday, June 15, 2015, at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA. with an exclusive screening of the Academy Award-nominated, feature documentary, “First Grader”, from National Geographic. The Philafilm Festival celebrating its 38th year is the region’s longest running, international, Independent film and video competition. Festival Week continued with competition and market screenings through Friday, June 19, … Continue reading ““The Magic Marc TV Show” Wins Best TV Series At Philalm Week”

Spotlight on Derrick Chisholm

By | June 24, 2015

Derrick Chisholm loves to play and dance and sing. His favorite book series is “Thomas the Train.” Sounds like a typical little boy. But you can also see him on Sunday directing the choir at church alongside his Uncle Dee and shouting to the choir to ‘breathe’ between phrases. He plays the keyboard, drums, guitar, saxophone and harmonica. And Derrick … Continue reading “Spotlight on Derrick Chisholm”

Confederate Flag Controversy

By | June 24, 2015

A growing controversy over the years in many southern states has been the use of the confederate flag in many government entities. The recent church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina that has left nine individuals dead has once again brought this issue to the forefront. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday called for the removal of the Confederate flag … Continue reading “Confederate Flag Controversy”

What Is My Case Worth: Your Injury In Dollars And “$ense”

By | June 24, 2015

Have you ever watched a commercial that says if you were injured, you can get paid? Lawyers often make these statements but fail to explain what that means. Payment for your injury should never be considered a form of income, but rather should hold the defendant accountable by forcing him to place you in the position that you would have … Continue reading “What Is My Case Worth: Your Injury In Dollars And “$ense””

Senior Citizens, Inc. Recieves $52,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation

By | June 24, 2015

The Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age successfully, announced on June 18, 2015 that it was awarded a $52,000 contribution to assist in delivering meals to elderly citizens in need throughout coastal Georgia. The grant, which was given to the organization through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program, will go towards the purchase of a … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Recieves $52,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation”

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center Announces New Board Members

By | June 24, 2015

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, a nonprofit organization providing affordable health care services to individuals in the Savannah community, is pleased to announce two new members of the Board of Directors. As leaders in the community and new members of J.C. Lewis’ board, they will help oversee the strategic direction and overall health of the nonprofit organization. The new … Continue reading “J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center Announces New Board Members”

AAUW Beaufort Leadership Changes

By | June 24, 2015

The incoming president of the American Association of University Women, Dr. Rebecca Cooper, presented outgoing president, Dr. Diana F. Steele with a token of appreciation for a job well done as the Beaufort Chapter President for the past four years. Dr. Steele is credited with implementing a variety of programs and strategies to ensure that the mission and goals of … Continue reading “AAUW Beaufort Leadership Changes”

Michael O’Neal Named One of Fortune Magazine’s “Heroes of the 500”

By | June 24, 2015

Parent University founder and Savannah Early Childhood Foundation (SECF) Executive Director Michael O’Neal recently received national recognition for his work in the community as one of Fortune magazine’s “Heroes of the 500.” The magazine’s second annual “Heroes of the 500” list features the stories of 55 “Fortune 500” employees who are giving back to their communities in extraordinary ways. O’Neal … Continue reading “Michael O’Neal Named One of Fortune Magazine’s “Heroes of the 500””

Holiday Inn Savannah/Historic District Hosts Grand Opening Celebration

By | June 24, 2015

The Holiday Inn Savannah/Historic District hosted a grand opening celebration recently, marking the recent remodel of the 127-room hotel. As part of the event, the Holiday Inn Savannah/ Historic District invited the entire community to participate in an official ribbon-cutting, a reception, hotel tours, and prize giveaways. Managed by Chattanooga based Vision Hospitality Group, Inc., the hotel is centrally located … Continue reading “Holiday Inn Savannah/Historic District Hosts Grand Opening Celebration”