Mr. Black Teen’s Inaugural Ceremony: “A Night to Remember”

By | August 20, 2008

Subsequent listening at motivational words of empowerment, the city’s 5th Mr. Black Teen of Savannah, Anthony O. Wil1iams, was speechless as he nodded his head to show gratitude to each guest that took the podium on his behalf. They included school board member Irene Gadson Hines, Alderman Van R. Johnson, Attorney Gwendolyn Fortson Waring, former Mr. BTS winners Alvin Edwards, … Continue reading “Mr. Black Teen’s Inaugural Ceremony: “A Night to Remember””

Cosmetology Institute of Hair Design holds First Graduation Ceremony

By | August 20, 2008

The Cosmetology Institute of Hair Design, 1904 Pennsylvania Ave. in Savannah, Ga., held its first Graduation Ceremony on August 10, 2008 at 3:00pm. The guest speaker was Pastor Lee Wright Senior with special guest Katherine O. Beeton. The Cosmetology Institute of Hair Design is the first Hair Designer School in the South Eastern Region. The Institute opened on November 27, … Continue reading “Cosmetology Institute of Hair Design holds First Graduation Ceremony”

Applications sought for Property Maintenance Board

By | August 20, 2008

Following City Council’s landmark approval of a new Derelict Rental Property Ordinance on Thursday, the City of Savannah is seeking applications from citizens to serve on the newly established Property Maintenance Board. The three-member Board, established under the new ordinance, will hear facts presented during appeals by property owners who have been cited for maintaining derelict or chronically derelict property. … Continue reading “Applications sought for Property Maintenance Board”

100 Black Men of Savannah Inducts New Members

By | August 20, 2008

The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. aims to “think globally and act locally” by implementing the mission of its National organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.. This mission is to improve the quality of life within the Savannah/Chatham County community and to enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans. On August 14, 2008, The 100 Black … Continue reading “100 Black Men of Savannah Inducts New Members”

SSU Graduate Percy Mack Named New Richland One Superintendent of Schools

By | August 20, 2008

By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Richland One Board of School Commissioners of Columbia, SC, named Dr. Percy Mack the district’s new superintendent. Dr. Mack began the schools year as teachers and other staff returned on August 11 and students on August 18. Chairwoman Wendy Brawley released the following statement on behalf of the Boa rd: “On behalf of the … Continue reading “SSU Graduate Percy Mack Named New Richland One Superintendent of Schools”

Shinhoster: We Will Make Millionaires

By | August 20, 2008

On August 10, 2008, Richard Shinhoster was the speaker at a special NAACP Mass Meeting called to allow a special SPLOST/ESPLOST Oversight Task Force to report on their efforts. The Task Force is charged with the responsibility of helping to insure that an equitable proportion of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and the Education Special Purpose Local … Continue reading “Shinhoster: We Will Make Millionaires”