Obama Appeals to America: ‘We Cannot Turn Back’

By | September 03, 2008

DENVER (NNPA) – U. S. Sen. Barack Obama has officially accepted the Democratic nomination for president of the United States before an audience of at least 75,000 adoring supporters, who also cheered the possibility of his becoming America’s first Black president. The euphoric moment was played out before millions who watched by TV and the internet around the world. It … Continue reading “Obama Appeals to America: ‘We Cannot Turn Back’”

Hurricane Gustav Spares Louisiana’s Coast

By | September 03, 2008

Gulf Coast evacuees were warned not to return home Tuesday, September 2, 2008 to assess the damage from Hurricane Gustav, but it appeared that southern Louisiana’s levees passed their first test since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Approximately two million people fled Gustav’s advance under mandatory evacuation orders. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin asked evacuees not to return until things are … Continue reading “Hurricane Gustav Spares Louisiana’s Coast”

McCain Chooses Alaska Governor as VP Candidate

By | September 03, 2008

Sen. John McCain has chosen Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential candidate. The presumptive Republican nominee held a rally in Dayton, Ohio, of about 15,000 supporters, who welcomed the surprise pick of the relatively unknown politician with cheers and flags. However, many long-time political observers have questioned Palin’s experience. Additionally, they have asked if the McCain thoroughly investigated … Continue reading “McCain Chooses Alaska Governor as VP Candidate”

2008 Savannah Jazz Festival

By | September 03, 2008

The 27th Savannah Jazz Festival will be held September 20th to September 28th. The nine-day Festival, the largest and most popular of the free Savannah festivals, is presented by the Coastal Jazz Association and is dedicated to the growth of jazz and jazz audiences in the Coastal Empire. The Savannah Jazz Festival, celebrating jazz as a living art built on … Continue reading “2008 Savannah Jazz Festival”