Attorney General Olens Warns Consumers to Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles Being Sold in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

By | October 19, 2016

Attorney General Sam Olens is advising con­sumers who are buying used cars to be wary of vehicles that might have suffered flood damage as the re­sult of Hurricane Matthew. Flood-damaged vehicles are often sold at auction and then wind up on used car lots. Sometimes the ve­hicle’s title will indicate “salvage” or “totaled,” but sometimes dishonest dealers retitle the vehicle … Continue reading “Attorney General Olens Warns Consumers to Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles Being Sold in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew”

Savannah Voice Festival To Put On Free Concert

By | October 19, 2016

The Savannah VOICE Festival has long made community service and improvement a top priority through its outreach and education efforts. In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Festival organizers and co-founders, Maria Zouves and Sherrill Milnes, believe that focus is more important than ever. In light of the obstacles and complications brought on by the catastrophic storm, SVF leaders are putting … Continue reading “Savannah Voice Festival To Put On Free Concert”

2016 Big Wigs Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant Reschedule

By | October 19, 2016

In light of Hurricane Matthew, Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant, Big Wigs for the Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Foundation, have postponed the “Let’s Tackle Breast Cancer” Football Fundraiser to be held Sunday, October 23. Russo, president of Cecilia Russo Marketing, and Grant, the vice president of World Trade Center Savannah and Chief Operations Officer of SEDA, aim to … Continue reading “2016 Big Wigs Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant Reschedule”

“Savannah State University National Alumni Association (SSUNAA) Kicks off Homecoming 2016”

By | October 19, 2016

Savannah State University National Alumni Association’s 2016 Homecoming theme is “186 Miles: A Journey to Excellence”. Savannah State’s First President, Richard Robert Wright, Sr. and his mother walked these miles from their home in Cuthbert, Georgia for him to attend the Storrs School in Atlanta, Ga. This walk was an initial step to a life of scholarship, political and social … Continue reading ““Savannah State University National Alumni Association (SSUNAA) Kicks off Homecoming 2016””

Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Receives $1,000 Grant as part of Wells Fargo’s Day of Giving

By | October 19, 2016

Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from Wells Fargo. Park Place Outreach is open 24 hours a day as a safe place for runaway or abused youth. This grant will go towards operational and program expenses to keep these youth safe. This is the only shelter of its kind in the city of … Continue reading “Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Receives $1,000 Grant as part of Wells Fargo’s Day of Giving”

United Way of the Coastal Empire

By | October 19, 2016

Mid- Campaign Rally is a festive event aimed at re-energizing United Way Campaign. Campaign Chair Kay Ford, advisory board chairman, Savannah Market for BankSouth, will report fundraising progress at the mid-point of the United Way campaign. The goal of this year’s United Way campaign is $8,338,000. Ford will also recognize Loaned Associates and companies and organizations that sponsor them. The … Continue reading “United Way of the Coastal Empire”

SDRA To Host Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley For Savannah Urbanism Series

By | October 19, 2016

Engel & Völkers Savannah and NAI Mopper Benton in partnership with the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) announce former Charleston Mayor Joseph “Joe” Riley, Jr. as guest speaker at the Savannah Urbanism Series, a biannual event featuring renowned professionals from across the U.S. speaking on topics ranging from urban design to development and revitalization. The free event will take … Continue reading “SDRA To Host Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley For Savannah Urbanism Series”

The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Inshrinement

By | October 19, 2016

The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association fifth annual inshrinement ceremony will be held on October 22, at Sol C. Johnson High School at 6pm. The following athletes are to be inducted are Jerome Roberts 1962 football; Daniel Taylor 1963 basketball, and baseball, Jesse Hamilton 1965 football, Joseph B. Harris Jr. 1965 football; Bernard Garvin 1968 football, track; … Continue reading “The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Inshrinement”

Coastal Jazz Association Developing Savannah Jazz History Exhibit

By | October 19, 2016

It has been discovered that there are still living eyewitnesses to Savannah’s storied jazz history from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and they will now have the opportunity to share their memories as part of the Savannah Jazz History Exhibit under development. Two video sessions are being arranged—one to be held on the former West Broad St. (now MLK Blvd.), … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Developing Savannah Jazz History Exhibit”

Savannah State Homecoming Is October 23-30

By | October 19, 2016

Savannah State University (SSU) will celebrate Homecoming Week from Sunday, October 23, to Sunday, October 30. Multiple events will take place on and near the campus. The week will be marked with music, lectures, networking events, a carnival, alumni gatherings and more. The celebratory theme is “186 Miles: A Journey to Excellence” in honor of the distance Richard R. Wright, … Continue reading “Savannah State Homecoming Is October 23-30”