Candler Wilson Installed as 60th President of e HBA of Greater Savannah

By | December 23, 2015

President Candler Wilson of Beacon Builders Inc. was recently installed as the 60th President of the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah (HBA). Wilson was installed by his father, James C. Wilson, Jr., (26th President), and by his brother, James Corde Wilson, III (50th President). The ceremony took place at the Savannah Marriott with over 360 members, family and friends. As … Continue reading “Candler Wilson Installed as 60th President of e HBA of Greater Savannah”

40th Annual Christmas Day Jazz Concert And Jam Session

By | December 23, 2015

The 40th Annual Christmas Day Concert and Jam Session, presented by the Coastal Jazz Association, will be held Friday at the Savannah Station located at 601 Cohen St. beginning at 5pm. The annual Christmas Day Concert and Jam Session began in the mid 1950s as a fundraiser for the local AMF 704 (American Federation of Musicians).. Savannah was a mecca … Continue reading “40th Annual Christmas Day Jazz Concert And Jam Session”

City Donates 51,152 Cans To America’s Second Harvest

By | December 23, 2015

The City of Savannah on Friday donated a record-setting 51,152 cans of food to America’s Second Harvest during the culmination of the Great Savannah Canned Food Drive and the Food for Fines program. The total haul weighed in at 51,061 pounds, which equates to roughly 39,891 meals, said America’s Second Harvest Executive Director Mary Jane Crouch. “That’s just awesome,” Crouch … Continue reading “City Donates 51,152 Cans To America’s Second Harvest”

Kim Middleton Runs for Sheriff of Chatham County

By | December 23, 2015

Kimberly Middleton is breaking barriers by becoming the first woman in Chatham County to run for the office of Sheriff. She is determined to make a major difference in the way we do business in Chatham County. Middleton is running for Sheriff of Chatham County because she is invested in this community and a product of this community. “I was … Continue reading “Kim Middleton Runs for Sheriff of Chatham County”

Campus Police, SCCPSS Staff and Students Donate to Make a Happier Holiday for Hospitalized Children

By | December 23, 2015

SCCPSS Campus Police have collected toys from area schools to help put a smile on the faces of some sick children this holiday season. Lt. Robert Fort with Campus Police says the Department had such success with a food drive just before Thanksgiving that they decided to take it a step further and try to collect toys for the children … Continue reading “Campus Police, SCCPSS Staff and Students Donate to Make a Happier Holiday for Hospitalized Children”

2016: Visions, Challenges and Opportunities at the Hungry Club Forum

By | December 23, 2015

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS), Harnessing the Power of Collaboration on the issues of today and tomorrow, will launch its 2016 series on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at 9:30 AM in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street. Moving towards its 10th Anniversary, Savannah’s premiere community issues forum will serve up breakfast … Continue reading “2016: Visions, Challenges and Opportunities at the Hungry Club Forum”

City Celebrates Southside Tree Planting

By | December 23, 2015

City leaders joined private developers this morning to help plant the last of 29 live oaks in the White Bluff Road median as part of a public-private partnership to green the southside. The ceremony took place in the median in front of the White Bluff United Methodist Church on White Bluff Road. The event was hosted by District 6 Alderman … Continue reading “City Celebrates Southside Tree Planting”

City of Savannah, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Sign On to New Afterschool Program

By | December 23, 2015

On Tuesday, December 16th in City Hall, Mayor Edna Jackson and Superintendent Dr. Thomas Lockamy, Jr. signed a memorandum of understanding between the City of Savannah and Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools (SCCPS) to expand afterschool and summer learning opportunities in Savannah. “Our children are our greatest assets,” said Mayor Jackson. “Supporting our young people through innovative new programs like this … Continue reading “City of Savannah, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Sign On to New Afterschool Program”

Southern Women’s Show in Savannah

By | December 23, 2015

The Southern Women’s Show (SWS) returns to Savannah for its annual action-packed weekend extravaganza bringing together hundreds of unique, fun exhibitors for women of all ages across the coastal Southeast to enjoy. This three-day weekend event features exclusive retail and boutique shopping, fashion shows, how-to demonstrations, gourmet cooking with celebrity chefs, free health screenings, beauty enhancement services and so much … Continue reading “Southern Women’s Show in Savannah”

Tax Conference

By | December 23, 2015

Savannah State University’s (SSU) College of Business Administration (COBA) will host its tax conference on Friday, January 22, on the second floor of the Student Union. Sessions run from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The one-day conference is presented in collaboration with Hancock Askew & Co. The conference is designed to update tax preparators and others in accounting, legal, business … Continue reading “Tax Conference”