Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 8 Mississippi State 92-25 Sunday

By | December 02, 2015

The Savannah State University women’s basketball team (1-3) finished its three game stretch against Southeastern Conference opponents with a loss to host No. 8 Mississippi State University (5-0) 92-25 Sunday in Humphrey Coliseum. Junior guard Chelsea Frazier, who played her first game for SSU, led the Lady Tigers with eight points, while junior center Tiyonda Davis led the team with … Continue reading “Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 8 Mississippi State 92-25 Sunday”

Hungry Club Forum Focuses on Youth Issues

By | December 02, 2015

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will again hold a youth issues forum entitled “What Lasting Gifts Can We Give to the Youth of Our Community?” on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 9:30 AM. The forum will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street in Savannah, GA. Early on, Bishop … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Focuses on Youth Issues”

Mayor Pro Tem Van R. Johnson, II, Re-Elected to National League of Cities Board of Directors

By | December 02, 2015

Van R. Johnson, II, Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Savannah was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Board of Directors at the 2015 Congress of Cities & Exposition held in Nashville, Tenn. Johnson, who will serve his second two-year term, will play a key role in guiding the nation’s largest and most representative membership and … Continue reading “Mayor Pro Tem Van R. Johnson, II, Re-Elected to National League of Cities Board of Directors”

Eye Care For You

By | December 02, 2015

Another holiday season is upon us. For many, it is a time for enjoying family and friends, for cooking and eating plenty of holiday treats, and for shopping ‘til we drop. While for others, it is a time for reminiscing on good times and reflecting on the real meaning of Christmas. Every week, I usuallytalk about eyesight or eye health. … Continue reading “Eye Care For You”

Savannah Tech Announces 2016 Art Competition for K-12 Students

By | December 02, 2015

Savannah Technical College is now accepting entries for the 20th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student design competition. The competition is open to all elementary (K-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12) students in Georgia. The MAW Student Design Contest is held annually in conjunction with Manufacturers’ Appreciation Week (April) and is designed to promote awareness of the important role … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Announces 2016 Art Competition for K-12 Students”

Local Business Woman Expands McDonald’s Franchise to Sandfly Area

By | December 02, 2015

The McDonald’s on Montgomery Cross Rd, the sixth location to be owned and operated by Nina Tracy Gompels (NTG) Enterprises, opened last Tuesday, November 24. In conjunction with the grand opening, this McDonald’s will host a number of events, such as “free Big Macs for a year” for the first 100 customers; the “Find Happiness Around Sandfly” scavenger hunt and … Continue reading “Local Business Woman Expands McDonald’s Franchise to Sandfly Area”

Harris Sworn In As Sheriff

By | December 02, 2015

Roy Harris, the chief deputy in the Chatham County Sheriff’s office under the late Al St Lawrence, was sworn in as sheriff Wednesday morning by Chief Superior Court Judge Michael Karpf. Harris will remain sheriff until a special election can be held most likely in the March 1 primary. Harris has a long career in law enforcement. He began his … Continue reading “Harris Sworn In As Sheriff”

Sheriff Al St. Lawrence Passes

By | December 02, 2015

Chatham County Sheriff Al St Lawrence passed away last Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The longtime lawman had been battling cancer for about a year. He was 81 and had been sheriff for 23 years. He was born in Dover, New Hampshire, son of John Ovid St. Lawrence and Mary Gagne St. Lawrence. Mr. St. Lawrence enlisted in the United States … Continue reading “Sheriff Al St. Lawrence Passes”

MLKing, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Kicks Off The 2016 MLKing, Jr. Celebration

By | December 02, 2015

The 2016 M. L. King, Jr. Parade Marshals Reception will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Savannah State University’s King -Frazier Student Center at 5:000 p.m, The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. cordially invites you, our sponsors, supporters, and friends to attend the annual reception as we pay tribute and … Continue reading “MLKing, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Kicks Off The 2016 MLKing, Jr. Celebration”

187th Commencement At Savannah State University

By | December 02, 2015

Savannah State University’s (SSU) 187th Commencement will be held on Saturday, December 12, at 10 a.m. in Tiger Arena. Approximately 250 students will graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees during the ceremony. The commencement speaker will be Georgia State Senator Lester Jackson. Jackson is a three term senator representing the second district of Georgia. A Savannah native, Jackson graduated from … Continue reading “187th Commencement At Savannah State University”