2008-09 Youth Commission Sworn In

By | September 24, 2008

This morning, the Honorable Pete Liakakis, Chairman of the Chatham County Commission gave the oath of office to 41 Chatham County Youth Commissioners, appointing them to serve as the representatives of youth of Chatham County. Thirteen of these young people are new candidates and 28 are returning for another term. “These are among the best youth Chatham County has to … Continue reading “2008-09 Youth Commission Sworn In”

Savannah Branch NAACP Encourages Voter Participation

By | September 24, 2008

The Savannah Branch NAACP would like to encourage ALL registered voters in Chatham County to head to the polls and become permanently ETCHED in U.S. History simply by VOTING in the PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION on November 4, 2008. If you are not a registered voter, you have until OCTOBER 6, 2008 to register if you want to vote in this General … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Encourages Voter Participation”

Declaration of Independence Arrives in Savannah

By | September 24, 2008

Cricket Communications, along with the non-partisan group Declare Yourself, is bringing the Declaration of Independence to Savannah on Saturday September 27, 2008 at Massie Heritage Center, located at 207 East Gordon Street. The public viewing begins at 10am with a day of activities until 3pm. The event offers FREE admission and FREE parking with FREE trolley transportation from the north … Continue reading “Declaration of Independence Arrives in Savannah”

Low Country Machinery Names New President

By | September 24, 2008

Low Country Machinery, the authorized JCB dealer for the Coastal Georgia region has named Rick Piper as the new President of the organization. “I am excited about this opportunity. I am confidant that with the support of JCB and the talented team at Low Country Machinery, we can take this business to the next level,” says Piper of his new … Continue reading “Low Country Machinery Names New President”

Social Service Agency Board Selects Brown

By | September 24, 2008

Yvonnia Brown has been recommended as the next director of Chatham County’s Department of Family and Children Services. The five-members local board, assisted by former agency director Earline Wesley Davis, selected Brown, 36, from among 11 candidates. According to Van Johnson, chairman of the local board, a director is needed. He said it is now up to the state’s court … Continue reading “Social Service Agency Board Selects Brown”

Chatham Retired Educators Association

By | September 24, 2008

President Hugh Golson hosted a fabulous Reception and Tea on the evening of August 4, 2008. This tea was to invite new and returning Retired Educators. There was a total of 26 in attendance. The atmosphere was astounding. Some new retirees join and paid their local dues as well. Mr. Golson was a gracious host. The repast was a beautiful … Continue reading “Chatham Retired Educators Association”

Six Area Youth Selected Finalists in Youth Songwriting Competition

By | September 24, 2008

The Savannah Folk Music Society is pleased to announce the six Savannah area youth who are finalists in the 2008 Youth Songwriting Competition. These young people are: Lauren Maxwell, age 13; Christy Miltiades, age 18; Jamison Murphy, age 12; Lauren Trivitayakhun, age 18, Zachary Williams, age 17; and Cecelia Witt, age 15. All six will present their original songs on … Continue reading “Six Area Youth Selected Finalists in Youth Songwriting Competition”

Builder Barton Malow Company donates equipment to DreamMakers Contractors & Consultants

By | September 24, 2008

The recently held Showcase of Champions, supporting and recognizing local Savannah area businesses and business people in conjunction with the Entrepreneurial Center proved inspirational to Barton Malow’s Vice President Phil Roy. Barton Malow was a key sponsor of the event where local firm DreamMakers Contractors & Consultants was recently honored as one of the area’s award winning firms. In the … Continue reading “Builder Barton Malow Company donates equipment to DreamMakers Contractors & Consultants”

New Historic Tour in Savannah and the Lowcountry

By | September 24, 2008

It’s a “New Day” for tours in Savannah, Hilton Head, Riceboro, and the Lowcountry of Georgia and South Carolina – “Day Clean Journeys”. Day Clean Journeys takes you on a trip through time. You will get a fresh view of the history on both sides of the Savannah River (Georgia and South Carolina). Day Clean Journeys was created by a … Continue reading “New Historic Tour in Savannah and the Lowcountry”

Telfair Museum of Art Presents Freedom’s March: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah by Frederick C. Baldwin

By | September 24, 2008

Extensive series of related educational programs and events free to the public This fall, the Telfair will present Freedom’s March: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah by Frederick C. Baldwin, on view at the Jepson Center for the Arts from September 24, 2008- January 11, 2009. Organized by the Telfair Museum of Art, Freedom’s March will feature approximately … Continue reading “Telfair Museum of Art Presents Freedom’s March: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah by Frederick C. Baldwin”