MLK, Jr. Observance in Liberty County

By | December 24, 2008

The Liberty County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Association announces the theme for its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, January 16- 19, 2009, “Changing the World…One Day at a Time.” Please join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Friday January 16 – Love-It Productions presents “We are the Change that We Seek” … Continue reading “MLK, Jr. Observance in Liberty County”

New Era begins in the History of Wildcat football

By | December 24, 2008

A new era in the history of Wildcat football at Fort Valley State University is about to begin. The university announced Donald Pittman, former Albany State University Rams Offensive Coordinator, as the new head football coach of the Wildcats. A 14-member search committee including retired FVSU coach Stan Lomax, interim director of football operations Wilson Gosier, state law maker and … Continue reading “New Era begins in the History of Wildcat football”

Sports With Walter Moore

By | December 24, 2008

Tigers Unbeaten At Home Savannah State’s men’s basketball team raised their home record to 7-0 with a pair of wins last week. The Tigers defeated Kennesaw State 53-49 on December 16 and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 47-42 on Dec. 18. In the win over Kennesaw State, Chris Linton scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. SSU trailed by six with … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

New Women’s Basketball League Being Formed

By | December 24, 2008

An adult women’s basketball tournament in conjunction with a new women’s basketball league being formed is scheduled for 1/10/09 in Augusta Ga. Sixten teams are expected to compete for the championship and grand prize(TBD). All coaches can register their teams online at: sewbl09@gmail.com. 12 players per team. All out of town guests will recieve a free admission to the tournament. … Continue reading “New Women’s Basketball League Being Formed”

City Mission hosts Christmas on the Corner

By | December 24, 2008

On Friday, December 19, the Old Savannah City Mission celebrated “Christmas on the Corner-I” of Burroughs and 33rd Street. The Mission’s Urban Training Institute students under the supervision of Bill Stiles, the Mission’s Director of Operations & Facilities, have completed two phases of an improvement project they began in July. In a press conference in July, Rev. Jim Lewis promised … Continue reading “City Mission hosts Christmas on the Corner”

Mayor Johnson Considered a Strong Contender to head up Office of Urban Policy

By | December 24, 2008

President- elect Barack Obama has promised to pursue a serious urban agenda, in part by creating an Office of Urban Policy to coordinate federal efforts to rebuild cities and the metropolitan regions they anchor. Savannah’s own, Mayor Otis Johnson is considered to be a strong contender for the position. The Mayor was named in a Detroit Free Press editorial as … Continue reading “Mayor Johnson Considered a Strong Contender to head up Office of Urban Policy”

Sen. Regina Thomas Ends Senate Term

By | December 24, 2008

ATLANTA – Senator Regina Thomas (DSavannah), will end her term as state Senator of the 2nd District on January 11, 2009. Sen. Thomas has represented District 2 for almost 15 years, first serving in the House o f Representatives from 1995 to 1998 and then in the Senate beginning in 2000. Senator-Elect Lester Jackson (D-Savannah) will succeed Thomas on January … Continue reading “Sen. Regina Thomas Ends Senate Term”

Beach Cuyler Neighborhood Association Makes Surprise Donation to Beach High Students

By | December 24, 2008

On Friday, December 19, the Beach Cuyler Neighborhood Association surprised the students of A.E. Beach High School with a $15,000 check to help pay for their trip to Washington DC to witness the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. “This is the largest single donation outside of our school budget; this is a wonderful show of support of the work that … Continue reading “Beach Cuyler Neighborhood Association Makes Surprise Donation to Beach High Students”

Gadsden Fourth Grader Impacts Community

By | December 24, 2008

Aaliyah Shellman, a fourth grade student at Gadsden Elementary School led a school-based “Pennies For Pizza” fundraiser at her school. Through her leadership, $500 were raised. Aaliyah selected the Old Savannah City Mission as her charity of choice and the presentation was made on Friday, December 19, 2008. According to school officials, Aaliyah had “behavioral challenges.” Fortunately for her, Kristen … Continue reading “Gadsden Fourth Grader Impacts Community”