Thousands Make Deposits In Black-Owned Banks In Response To Police Shootings

By | August 17, 2016

Reacting to the most recent wave of shootings of Black men by police officers, thousands of African-American consumers across America are responding by attempting to strengthen business owned by African Americans, including opening checking and savings accounts at Black-owned banks. A grassroots effort being called a “Spend Movement” found the nation’s Black-owned banks receiving a tremendous number of requests to … Continue reading “Thousands Make Deposits In Black-Owned Banks In Response To Police Shootings”

Hernandez Named As City Manager Finalist

By | August 17, 2016

After the city manager search committee met recently to discuss 4 remaining candidates, in a unanimous consensus and a unanimous decision by city council members Roberto Hernandez, who currently serves as deputy county administrator of Broward County, Florida, has been named the sole finalist for the position of City Manager of Savannah. According to Mayor Eddie DeLoach, Hernandez has accepted … Continue reading “Hernandez Named As City Manager Finalist”

Coastal Jazz Association Presents The John Brackett Quartet

By | August 17, 2016

On Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Hotel Indigo, The Coastal Jazz Association August concert will feature the John Brackett Quartet, with John Brackett on piano and vocals, Howard Paul on 7 string guitar, Mitch Hennes on bass, and Fuzzy Davis on percussion. Mr. Brackett was raised in Virginia and started playing piano at the age of 5. His instrument in … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Presents The John Brackett Quartet”

Dr. Lori M. Singleton Joins Grady Memorial Hospital

By | August 17, 2016

Dr. Lori M. Singleton, native of Savannah, Ga, has been appointed the Morehouse School of Medicine Chief Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Officer for Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She will work with each of Morehouse School of Medicine’s departments to structure, develop, and track safety and quality metrics. Dr. Singleton is also an Assistant Professor in the Pediatrics … Continue reading “Dr. Lori M. Singleton Joins Grady Memorial Hospital”

Savannah Philharmonic Welcomes New Executive Director Mitchell Krieger

By | August 17, 2016

Mitchell Krieger has been named executive director of the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, taking the reins from interim Executive Director and Board member Samir Nicocevic. Krieger, appointed following an extensive national search, will join the Philharmonic on Aug. 15. He comes to the Hostess City from the Victoria Symphony in British Columbia. “The Savannah Philharmonic is excited to secure … Continue reading “Savannah Philharmonic Welcomes New Executive Director Mitchell Krieger”

King –Tisdell Cottage Foundation’s Annual 2016 Fashion Show

By | August 17, 2016

The Annual King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Fashion Show, held this past Sunday, August 7th was a resounding success! The appreciative audience was treated to an array of fabulous fashions from the closets of our models—all of whom were community leaders –both youthful and wisdom wise men and women alike. Leading the pack was former mayor of Savannah, Edna Branch Jackson! Among … Continue reading “King –Tisdell Cottage Foundation’s Annual 2016 Fashion Show”

Seersucker Live To Host Tin Curtain Episode

By | August 17, 2016

Literary arts nonprofit Seersucker Live will host their Tin Curtain Episode on August 31, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401). Seersucker shows frame traditional literary readings in an entertaining and accessible format, with a special emphasis placed on presenting diverse writers to a diverse audience. The Tin … Continue reading “Seersucker Live To Host Tin Curtain Episode”

The Malik M. Jackson Memorial Fund

By | August 17, 2016

Marilyn Jackson, the founder and chairperson of the Daughters of Mary Mageline, and presenter of the Historic Juneteenth Festival, West 38th Street Park, has established a Malik M. Jackson Memorial Fund. On Sunday, August 7, 2016, Malik, the grandson of Mrs. Jackson, lost his life in a tragic accident. An account has been opened in the name of Malik M. … Continue reading “The Malik M. Jackson Memorial Fund”

BankSouth Donates School Supplies To Heard Advanced Academy

By | August 17, 2016

BankSouth, a top performing community bank in the nation, dropped by Heard Advanced Academy on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to make a donation of school supplies to help students kick off the new school year. BankSouth donated a selection of book bags, notebooks, rulers, scissors, notebook paper, pencils, pens, glue and a range of supplies typically needed on any given … Continue reading “BankSouth Donates School Supplies To Heard Advanced Academy”

8th Annual Healthy Kids First

By | August 17, 2016

On August 27, 2016, Youth For A Cleaner Environment will present the much anticipated event, the 8th Annual Healthy Kids First. This get-together will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Forsyth Park at the Band Shell. For more information, please call YFACE at 912-257-0127 or email at yface2000@yahoo.com