Liberty County Development Authority Pledges $100,000 For Manufacturing Training

By | August 05, 2015

The Liberty County Development Authority (LCDA) voted to support the expansion of workforce development training for Precision Manufacturing in Liberty County with a five-year, $100,000 pledge to support Savannah Technical College in building and equipping a stateof the-art Precision Manufacturing Flex Tech lab at its Liberty Campus. This new construction would nearly double the lab space currently available for industrial-related … Continue reading “Liberty County Development Authority Pledges $100,000 For Manufacturing Training”

G. Lind Taylor Announces Candidacy for City Alderman

By | August 05, 2015

G. Lind Taylor, community activist and Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Savannah’s Historic District, formally announced his candidacy for City Alderman-At-Large, Post 2, in the upcoming November election. The office is currently held by Tom Bordeaux who is not seeking re-election. A resident of the historic Cuyler/Brownville neighborhood of Savannah, G. Lind Taylor is drawn to run for … Continue reading “G. Lind Taylor Announces Candidacy for City Alderman”

Jazz Saxophonist Jody Espina to Perform at Jazz Concert Series

By | August 05, 2015

In 2008 Saxophonist Jody Espina and family took up residence in Savannah, GA to be closer to their family. As a musician, Jody certainly has inspired and added depth and dimension to the Savannah music scene. Coastal Jazz Association is thrilled to present Jody Espina in its Sunday Evening concert series, Sunday, August 16th, 2015, from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm, … Continue reading “Jazz Saxophonist Jody Espina to Perform at Jazz Concert Series”

Thousands March Nearly 900 Miles in Journey for Justice

By | August 05, 2015

The movement that began in a bungalow is traveling nearly 900 miles to the home of Dr. King’s “Dream.” A coalition of organizations, led by the NAACP, embarked Saturday on an 860-mile, 40-day, 40-night march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C. This initiative recalls the original Civil Rights Movement. America’s Journey for Justice began August 1 with a prayer at … Continue reading “Thousands March Nearly 900 Miles in Journey for Justice”

Law For The People

By | August 05, 2015

When most people envision trial lawyers, we see dapper lawyers with silver tongues who can convince a jury to do anything. We do not imagine advocates who deeply empathize with their clients. Empathy has been described as the “when you hurt, I hurt” mentality, the ability to understand and feel with a person. The most successful trial lawyers the Bobbie … Continue reading “Law For The People”

Tribute To Sallie Herbert Blount and Other Licensed Midwives

By | August 05, 2015

Carver Heights resident, Mrs. White (102 years old), confirmed long standing stories of Savannah African American midwives that were among the first in Georgia to receive the certifications as licensed midwives. Anthony Maxwell had the opportunity to interview Mrs. White about 10 years ago. He took Mrs. White’s stories and confirmed all the stories of these amazing African American women … Continue reading “Tribute To Sallie Herbert Blount and Other Licensed Midwives”

African American Midwives Recognized

By | August 05, 2015

Midwife Class City of Savannah Health Center Under Supervison of Miss Helen Bond, R.N. These midwives are all trained and under supervision, and are faithful allies of the health department in the work of improving the health of colored people. These midwives all have yearly licenses to practice issued in accordance with the ordinance of the City of Savannah and … Continue reading “African American Midwives Recognized”

Dominique Williams Remembered

By | August 05, 2015

Dominique Xavier Milton Williams passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015, after being fatally shot on Hilton Head Island. He was a 17 year old Groves High School football player and drummer at Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Dominique started his journey in life on July 10, 1998 to the parents of Permethia Rudy Milton and Leroy Dominique Williams … Continue reading “Dominique Williams Remembered”

Change Your Water…Change Your Life!

By | August 05, 2015

Ionized restructured alkaline Kangen Water ® can help you beat the Summer Heat & Dehydration. Summer is here and heating up fast. Are you prepared to keep your body hydrated? It may come as no surprise that many people go through the simmering summer months without proper hydration. We drink water occasionally, but usually prefer to get our liquids from … Continue reading “Change Your Water…Change Your Life!”

A. Phillip Randolph Institute 2015 Youth Leadership Conference

By | August 05, 2015

The Savannah Chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute will hold this year conference here in Savannah. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the A. Philip Randolph Institute which was founded in 1965 by civil rights leaders, A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. The conference will take place August 12-16th, 2015. The APRI youth members, will participate in workshops … Continue reading “A. Phillip Randolph Institute 2015 Youth Leadership Conference”