Volleyball Falls To Jacksonville State 3-0

By | September 02, 2015

Savannah State University volleyball team fell to Jacksonville State 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-8) in its first match of the 2015 season at the Kennesaw State Invitational in the KSU Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga. Freshman outside hitter Makayla Tam led the Lady Tigers with seven kills and added two digs, while junior setter Caitlynn Masoe led the team with 15 … Continue reading “Volleyball Falls To Jacksonville State 3-0”

Registration Now Open for Mayor’s Small Business Conference

By | September 02, 2015

Registration is now open for the 9th annual Mayor’s Small Business Conference. The conference will be held Wednesday, September 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by no later than noon September 25th. To pre-register, go to www.savannahga.gov/businessconference or contact the Economic Development Department at (912) 651- 3653. … Continue reading “Registration Now Open for Mayor’s Small Business Conference”

Armstrong History Professor Awarded Prestigious National Honor

By | September 02, 2015

Dr. Felicity Turner, assistant professor of history at Armstrong State University, recently received the Coordinating Council for Women in History’s 2015 Nupur Chaudhuri Prize for her article, “Rights and the Ambiguities of the Law: Infanticide in the Nineteenth Century U.S. South.” The article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of The Journal of the Civil War Era. The … Continue reading “Armstrong History Professor Awarded Prestigious National Honor”

Savannah/Chatham County CASA Announces Its New Executive Director

By | September 02, 2015

The Board of Directors of Savannah/ Chatham County CASA is pleased to announce Suzanne Wisdom as its new Executive Director. Wisdom leaves her post as Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Bradley County (“Bradley CASA”), which is part of the Greater Chattanooga, Tennessee area. Wisdom was the founding Executive Director of Bradley CASA and has remained since its … Continue reading “Savannah/Chatham County CASA Announces Its New Executive Director”

Operation Ceasefire

By | September 02, 2015

Over the past few weeks, you may have heard the terms Operation Ceasefire or Savannah Chatham Ceasefire, but you may not have heard exactly what it is and does. Operation Ceasefire is a proven, community based approach to reducing serious violence. Developed by Professor David Kennedy nearly 20 years ago in Boston, Ceasefire has been successful in cities such as … Continue reading “Operation Ceasefire”

The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life Of Amelia Boynton Robinson

By | September 02, 2015

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson was born Amelia Platts on August 18, 1911 to George and Anna Platts of Savannah, Georgia. Both of her parents were of African American, Cherokee Indian, and German descent. They had 10 children and made going to church central to their upbringing. She died on August 26, 2015 at the age of 104. Boynton … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life Of Amelia Boynton Robinson”

Law For The People

By | September 02, 2015

With the expansion of the ports, the likelihood of longshoreman injuries increases. While you may be aware of the Longshoreman’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), this is not the only legal option that injured longshoremen have in their cases. Longshoremen must also be aware of the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act (GWCA), another option in certain cases. In 1972, the … Continue reading “Law For The People”

Georgia’s New International Skills Diploma Seal

By | September 02, 2015

Starting with the 2015-16 school year, Georgia will offer an International Skills Diploma Seal to graduates who demonstrate a strong interest in international business and policy. Georgia will be one of only three states (Wisconsin and North Carolina) in the nation to offer a global competence/ global readiness seal or certificate to graduating high school students. The seal will serve … Continue reading “Georgia’s New International Skills Diploma Seal”

Mayor Jackson Opens Campaign Headquarters

By | September 02, 2015

With a crowd of about 300 well-wishers in attendance, Savannah Mayor Edna Branch Jackson opened her campaign headquarters and officially began her campaign for re-election on August 26, 2015. The supporters represented a diverse cross section of the Savannah community. Business leaders, neighborhood leaders, medical professionals, elected offi- cials, clergy, and grassroots supporters made up the lively crowd. The campaign … Continue reading “Mayor Jackson Opens Campaign Headquarters”

United Way of The Coastal Empire Kicks-Off Its 2015 Fundraising Campaign

By | September 02, 2015

United Way of the Costal Empire will kick-off its 2015 fundraising campaign on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe St, from 11:45am-1pm. The Campaign Kick-Off officially marks the beginning of United Way’s fundraising efforts in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties. Highlights of the event will include the announcement of the four county fundraising … Continue reading “United Way of The Coastal Empire Kicks-Off Its 2015 Fundraising Campaign”