2016 Black Heritage Festival Honorees

By | February 03, 2016

Honorees for the 27th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival are true to this year’s theme: “Reflections of a Proud Legacy.” They each are beneficiaries of a proud legacy, and as a result, have dedicated their life’s works to creating a living legacy in this city. The 2016 Honorees are Eileen Baker, Director of Cultural Affairs, City of Savannah (Cultural Arts … Continue reading “2016 Black Heritage Festival Honorees”

Remembering When…

By | February 03, 2016

“Back in the day,” West Broad Street, today Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, was Savannah’s Black Business district. It was the heart of the black community from the early 1900s to the mid 1960s and it was thriving. Today it is a memory and there is not even a sign on MLK to remind new visitors to the city that … Continue reading “Remembering When…”

House Representative Bob Bryant Announces Retirement

By | February 03, 2016

Georgia House Representative Bob Bryant announced last week that he will retire at the end of his current term as Representative in House District 162. He made the announcement during his presentation to the hundreds of his constituents and other Savannahians, who made the trip to the Capitol for the annual Savannah/Chatham Day. Bob Bryant is currently serving the needs … Continue reading “House Representative Bob Bryant Announces Retirement”

Diana Ross “In The Name Of Love” Tour Comes To Savannah

By | February 03, 2016

Diana Ross’, In The Name Of Love tour comes to Savannah, Saturday, February 6. Show starts at 7PM and is for all ages. Tickets are available at the Savannah Civic Center Box Office, or online at etix.com, or charge by phone (800) 351-7469. The event will be held at the Johnny Mercer Theatre Diana Ross’ famed and remarkable career spanning … Continue reading “Diana Ross “In The Name Of Love” Tour Comes To Savannah”

AKA’s Reflect, Reach, Renew: 108 Years of Service

By | February 03, 2016

For 20 years, three chapters from Georgia and South Carolina have met biennially to observe Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Founders’ Day. On Saturday, January 30, 2016 members of five chapters, hosted by Gamma Sigma Omega chapter (Savannah) met at the Aaron L. Buchsbaum Building, 1120 May Street, Savannah to celebrate 108 years of service. Nu Delta Omega (Beaufort, SC), … Continue reading “AKA’s Reflect, Reach, Renew: 108 Years of Service”

Kilt and Kolor 5K Race to Benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society

By | February 03, 2016

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to be the charity partner of the 3rd annual Kilt and Kolor Run on Saturday, March 19 along the Hutchinson Island race track. The non-profit organization has been selected to be the beneficiary of the 5K race and is assisting with coordination of the event. “We are currently securing sponsors, volunteers and … Continue reading “Kilt and Kolor 5K Race to Benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society”

Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture

By | February 03, 2016

On Friday, February 19, 2016, Noon, at Armstrong State University Ogeechee Theatre, the lecture “Acceptance and Appreciation-Based Interventions for Reducing Body Dissatisfaction: Challenging our Thinking about Thinking.” will be led by Dr. Wendy Wolfe, associate professor of psychology. Her talk will incorporate ideas from recent advances in cognitive-behavioral interventions and their use in reducing body dissatisfaction, with a specific focus … Continue reading “Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture”

Animal Control Hosts Winter Clinic

By | February 03, 2016

The Animal Control Division of Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will host its winter vaccination clinic on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic includes microchipping, vaccinations and nail trimming for cats and dogs. DHPP and Bordetella vaccinations are available for dogs. The FVRCP vaccine is available for cats. Rabies vaccinations, microchipping with lifetime registration and … Continue reading “Animal Control Hosts Winter Clinic”

Initial Sermon To Be Delivered

By | February 03, 2016

“For many are called but few are chosen” –Matthew 22:14 An invitation is extended to each of you to join Pastor Terrence C. Riley and the Canaan Missionary Baptist Church family, as they stand in prayer with Sister Korenea Fields- Baker. The sermon, “Who Will Deliver Her” will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Located at Canaan … Continue reading “Initial Sermon To Be Delivered”

Recorder’s Court to Offer Failure To Appear Amnesty Program

By | February 03, 2016

The Savannah Chatham Recorder’s Court will hold an Amnesty Program from February 1 to April 15, during which individuals with past-due citations that have Failure to Appear contempt fees can have those fees forgiven. Citations not requiring a court appearance must be paid in full. In cases where a court appearance is required, individuals will be rescheduled and a payment … Continue reading “Recorder’s Court to Offer Failure To Appear Amnesty Program”