DNC Chair Pushing For “Enormous…Huge” Black Voter Turnout Nov. 4

By | September 24, 2008

DNC Chair Pushing For "Enormous…Huge" Black Voter Turnout Nov. 4 Howard Dean WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Now less than two weeks before Oct. 6, the deadline for voter registration in most states, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says he is confident that both African-Americans and many Whites will vote in record numbers for the Democratic ticket because of the … Continue reading “DNC Chair Pushing For “Enormous…Huge” Black Voter Turnout Nov. 4″

Governor Calls Georgians to Serve during ‘Hands On Georgia Week’

By | September 24, 2008

Hands On Georgia Week Set for September 27 – October 4 ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue today challenged the citizens and businesses of Georgia to serve and enhance their communities during Hands On Georgia Week, which will take place from Saturday, September 27, through Saturday, October 4. “We have much to be proud of and thankful for as Georgians, and … Continue reading “Governor Calls Georgians to Serve during ‘Hands On Georgia Week’”

Mass Community Meeting Planned

By | September 24, 2008

Savannah, are you tired of the recent shootings and killings in our city? Then don’t just sit there, do something! There is a Mass Community Meeting planned for Sept. 24, 2008, 6pm at the St. Puis Family Resource Center, 703 Anderson St. Items to be discussed will include: School truancy, unregistered gun availabity, parent involement (youth curfew), youth leisure, community … Continue reading “Mass Community Meeting Planned”

AWWIN, Inc. presents Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards

By | September 24, 2008

On Friday, September 19, 2008, AWWIN, Inc., (A Working Woman in Need), along with Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty, presented the Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The awardees included: Medical-Amy Haywood Hughes-Hughes Public Affairs; Religion-Mrs. Diane Temple-Overcoming By Faith Ministries; Business- Diana Morrison– Advertising Specialty Services; Law-Julie Mickle Wade-US Attorney’s Office, … Continue reading “AWWIN, Inc. presents Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards”

Newton Named one of Georgia’s High Performance Principals

By | September 24, 2008

Julie E. Newton, was named among 112 High Performance Principals that have overseen dramatic improvements in student achievement in Georgia’s public schools. Newton was named among the High Performance Principals based on her service to Bartow Elementary School during the school years of 2003-2004 through 2006-2007. Newton has earned many honors through her career as an educator. Some honors include: … Continue reading “Newton Named one of Georgia’s High Performance Principals”

Early Voting Gets Underway

By | September 24, 2008

Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson, along with other Savannah leaders and residents voted early in person on Monday, September 22nd. Although Early Voting has started for the November 4 Election, citizens may still register until October 6 and vote in this historic election. This is the first election under GA’s new laws which allows people to absentee vote in person without … Continue reading “Early Voting Gets Underway”

Full Military Honors for Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Charles W. “A-Train” Dryden

By | September 24, 2008

ATLANTA – Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Dryden (USAF-Retired), who passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, in Atlanta, GA, will be given full military honors at the interment which takes place at Arlington National Cemetery on September 24, 2008. The fortyfive minute ceremony takes place at 9:00 a.m. Guests attending the ceremony should arrive at the Arlington National Cemetery at … Continue reading “Full Military Honors for Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Charles W. “A-Train” Dryden”

Judge Tammy Stokes Elected President of the Municipal Court Judges Council of Georgia

By | September 24, 2008

At the June business meeting of Georgia’s municipal court judges, the judges elected the Honorable Tammy Stokes as their President of the Municipal Court Judges Council of Georgia. Judge Stokes serves as Chatham County Recorders Court Judge, having been appointed by the City Council and Chatham County Commission in 2004. It is of note that she is Chatham County’s first … Continue reading “Judge Tammy Stokes Elected President of the Municipal Court Judges Council of Georgia”

Savannah Memory Walk Festival- Johnson Square-Saturday, Sept. 27

By | September 24, 2008

Join Mayor Otis Johnson, County Commissioner Chairman, Pete Liakakis and Assistant DA, David Locke for the Alzheimer’s Association’s 7th Annual Memory Walk Saturday, September 27 in Johnson Square, downtown Savannah from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. People across Coastal Georgia are invited to participate in this year’s event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. … Continue reading “Savannah Memory Walk Festival- Johnson Square-Saturday, Sept. 27”

The Big Show Savannah – Celebrating the Spirit of Savannah

By | September 24, 2008

Local business leaders, entertainers, artists, religious leaders, elected officials, com- munity and neighborhood activists and the general public are set to help highlight the culture and heritage of Savannah and the Coastal Area. Slated for Friday thru Sunday October 31- November 2. 2008, along the Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., from Gwinnett Street, north to the Earl T. Shinhoster Overpass, … Continue reading “The Big Show Savannah – Celebrating the Spirit of Savannah”