Volleyball Falls to Florida A&M 3-0

By | October 28, 2015

Savannah State University volleyball (0-27, 0-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) team fell to Florida A&M University (6- 17, 6-1 MEAC) 3-0 (25-17, 25-8, 25-14) in The Al Lawson Center on Sunday. Junior Gabrielle Nathaniel led the team with nine kills and had a .238 hitting percentage and added four digs, while junior setter Caitlynn Masoe led the team with 17 assists, … Continue reading “Volleyball Falls to Florida A&M 3-0”

Savannah Asian Cultural Festival calls for Talents and More

By | October 28, 2015

The Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, which will take place April 15-16, 2016 at Armstrong State University, is currently seeking live performers, Cultural Marketplace vendors and event volunteers. There is no cost for performers to participate. All vendors must be consistent with the theme of the festival. The cost for vendors is $85 per booth. The festival’s Cultural Marketplace will offer … Continue reading “Savannah Asian Cultural Festival calls for Talents and More”

Hospice Savannah Receives a 10.5K Donation

By | October 28, 2015

The 2015 Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament, presented by USI Insurance Services, raised $10,500 to benefit the Hospice Savannah’s Daily Impact Fund. Vice President and Senior Client Executive at USI, Daniel R. Sims, Jr., who served as the event chairman, presented the check to the Hospice Savannah Board during their monthly meeting on Thursday, October 22. “We are so proud to … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah Receives a 10.5K Donation”

Savannah State University 125th Anniversary Gala

By | October 28, 2015

Savannah State University’s (SSU) 125 Anniversary Gala will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 14, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Governor Nathan Deal will be the speaker for the gala, which is the hallmark event of the university’s quasquicentennial celebration. Net proceeds from the university’s premier fundraiser, silent auction and acclaimed community event will support student … Continue reading “Savannah State University 125th Anniversary Gala”

Mance Elected Port City Bar Association President

By | October 28, 2015

To the Editor: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to congratulate Chadrick A. Mance of the Mance Law Group in Savannah on his recent election to serve as the 2015-16 president of the Port City Bar Association, Savannah’s oldest association of African American Lawyers. A native of Toccoa, Mr. Mance is also a member of … Continue reading “Mance Elected Port City Bar Association President”

Savannah Community Celebrates the Life of Essie Stewart Johnson

By | October 28, 2015

Essie Mae Stewart Johnson was born January 9, 1952 in Savannah, Georgia to Deacon Frank and Mrs. Marion Stewart. The third of four children, she received Christ at an early age and was baptized at Tremont Temple Baptist Church under the tutelage of Reverend J.M. Benton. Essie exhibited a zeal for learning and a zest for life that resonated with … Continue reading “Savannah Community Celebrates the Life of Essie Stewart Johnson”

Passport to Excellence Interviews Dawn Baker

By | October 28, 2015

Any Savannahian with a television set will recognize Dawn Baker as the bubbly lady who delivers two newscasts each weekday on WTOC TV. She has been at the station for the past 26 years, so there are some who may not even remember a time when Baker wasn’t a fixture in local news. But what they may not know is … Continue reading “Passport to Excellence Interviews Dawn Baker”

35th Annual N.A.A.C.P. Freedom Fund To Be Held Nov. 7th

By | October 28, 2015

The 35th Annual N.A.A.C.P. Freedom Fund Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015, with a beginning a reception at 6:00 pm reception and dinner at 7:00 pm. This annual affair will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the theme of “The Walk Continues:”Stoney The Road We Trod”. This year’s honorees are Mrs. Margaret V. J. Williams … Continue reading “35th Annual N.A.A.C.P. Freedom Fund To Be Held Nov. 7th”

Faith Community Leaders Question Handling of “Burn” Video

By | October 28, 2015

A group of about 20 leaders of the Savannah Faith Community met at First Bryan Baptist Church to discuss the handling of a video by Savannah Arts Academy Students, who were also volunteers in the election campaign of Eddie DeLoach. DeLoach is seeking to replace Mayor Edna Jackson, Savannah’s First Female African American Mayor. The disturbing video was being circulated … Continue reading “Faith Community Leaders Question Handling of “Burn” Video”

We Must Vote to Re-Elect Mayor Jackson And The City Council

By | October 28, 2015

On November 3, 2015, we have the opportunity to reelect Mayor Edna Jackson, the first African American female to serve as Mayor of Savannah. Also, we can reelect most of the other members of the City Council. Since Alderman Tom Bordeaux is the only member of Council who is not seeking re-election, we hope that the voters in Savannah will … Continue reading “We Must Vote to Re-Elect Mayor Jackson And The City Council”