U. S. Supreme Court Ruled In Favor of Same Sex Marriage

By | July 01, 2015

Equality in marriage has been a controversy for decades. It started with interracial couples gaining the right to legally marry and now has led to gay marriage being legalized across all 50 states. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday, June 26, 2015 that same sex marriages are legal. The vote was 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage. “No union is … Continue reading “U. S. Supreme Court Ruled In Favor of Same Sex Marriage”

Sculptor Selected For Capitol’s MLK Statue

By | July 01, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal and Rep. Calvin Smyre (Columbus) announced last Monday that the state has selected Henry County based sculptor Andy Davis to create the statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. that will stand on Georgia’s Capitol grounds. The sculpture will be placed on the northeast quadrant of the Capitol grounds overlooking Liberty Plaza. Deal tasked Smyre, Dean of the … Continue reading “Sculptor Selected For Capitol’s MLK Statue”

The New Brock Elementary School Facility

By | July 01, 2015

A Groundbreaking Ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for the new Otis J. Brock, III Elementary School was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The new school will be located at 1804 Stratford Street. The new Otis J. Brock, III Elementary School will be constructed on the existing site and will replace the existing school. The school will be … Continue reading “The New Brock Elementary School Facility”

Antwan T. Lang Announces Candidacy For Alderman-At-Large Post 2

By | July 01, 2015

Savannah native , Antwan Lang announced his candidacy for Alderman At-Large Post 2 on Savannah City Council, last Monday, June 29 at the fountain in Forsyth Park. As a member of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, 100 Black men of Savannah Inc., and subscribing silver lifetime member of the Savannah Branch NAACP, Antwan engages in the community and plays a … Continue reading “Antwan T. Lang Announces Candidacy For Alderman-At-Large Post 2”

Mayor Jackson Sworn In As GMA 1st Vice President

By | July 01, 2015

Mayor Edna Jackson was sworn in as 1st Vice President of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) on Sunday, June 28 during the Association’s 2015 Annual Convention in Savannah. The convention is being held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Hutchinson Island through tomorrow. Following Sunday’s swearing in, Mayor Jackson is on-track to become GMA President in 2016. Created … Continue reading “Mayor Jackson Sworn In As GMA 1st Vice President”

“Double Dipping”: When Injured Employees Recover For Workers’ Compensation And Personal Injury

By | July 01, 2015

In most cases, employees cannot sue (in personal injury) their employers for injuries they received at work. However, in some cases, an employee injured at work may sue a person or business whose carelessness caused the employee’s injuries. When this happens, the injured employee can also recover workers’ compensation benefits. This scenario is what this article calls as “double-dipping” (or … Continue reading ““Double Dipping”: When Injured Employees Recover For Workers’ Compensation And Personal Injury”

Savannah’s Chapter of The Links, Inc. Inducts New Members

By | July 01, 2015

The Savannah, Ga Chapter of The Links, Inc. inducted ten dynamic, community minded women on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Cohen’s Retreat in Savannah, Ga. The chapter’s new members are: Ms. Karen Bogans, Training Manager and Communications Oversight-International Paper Company; Dr. Mary B. Chatman, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer- Memorial University Medical Center; Ms. Tanya Chisholm, Assistant Manager, … Continue reading “Savannah’s Chapter of The Links, Inc. Inducts New Members”

Hungry Club Forum Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By | July 01, 2015

The next Signature Roundtable and Open Forum of the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will be held on Saturday July 11, 2015, at 9:30 AM, at the WSB YMCA, located at 1110 May Street. The forum will focus on Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline. The school-to-prison pipeline refers to the policies and practices that push our nation’s school children, … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline”

Savannah State University Football Coaching Staff Volunteers With Habitat for Humanity

By | July 01, 2015

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity is bringing Women Build to the gridiron as the Savannah State University Football Tigers join to help finish the building of the Women Build house in the Summerside neighborhood. “We are thrilled to have the Tiger Football Coaches & team out with us—sharing their commitment to making a difference in the local community,” stated Michael … Continue reading “Savannah State University Football Coaching Staff Volunteers With Habitat for Humanity”

Man on the Street Interviews: How Do You Feel About Same Sex Marriage?

By | July 01, 2015

The Savannah Tribune went to the streets of Savannah to find out your thoughts on The Supreme Court’s ruling on Same Sex Marriage. Here’s what they had to say: