Dataw Island Club names Jason Cochran as Assistant Golf Professional

By | December 31, 2008

Representatives of Dataw Island Club today announced the addition of Jason Cochran as assistant golf professional. In this role, Cochran’s responsibilities include assisting in the management of golf shop operations, organizing teaching programs that promote golf groups and helping supervise and direct golf staff. A native of San Diego, Calif., Cochran is a graduate of the San Diego Golf Academy … Continue reading “Dataw Island Club names Jason Cochran as Assistant Golf Professional”

Sports With Walter Moore

By | December 31, 2008

Cajuns Down SSU Women Kymberli Stamps came off the bench to score 14 points but it was not enough as Savannah State fell to Louisiana Lafayette 69-42 at Earl K. Long Gym on December 23. SSU, which dropped their eighth straight game, fell to 2-9. The Cajuns, who improved to 3- 10, was led by Mercedes Johnson’s 16 points. The … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Johnson Appointed to Top NLC Leadership Post

By | December 31, 2008

Washington, DC – Savannah, Ga., Mayor Otis S. Johnson has been appointed to chair the 2009 Council on Youth, Education, and Families of the National League of Cities (NLC). Mayor Johnson’s appointment was announced by NLC President Kathleen M. Novak, Mayor, Northglenn, Colo. NLC’s Council on Youth, Education, and Families works to assist municipal leaders in identifying and developing effective … Continue reading “Johnson Appointed to Top NLC Leadership Post”

Obama’s Miraculous Win Leads 2008 Black Press Stories; Stories of Injustices Close Behind

By | December 31, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama WASHINGTON (NNPA) – At this time last year, then U. S. Senator Barack Obama was not the Black community’s favored candidate to win the Democratic nomination for the presidency of the United States. Indeed, because of America’s past history of racism, most Blacks did not initially favor Obama as the Democratic nominee because they simply did not … Continue reading “Obama’s Miraculous Win Leads 2008 Black Press Stories; Stories of Injustices Close Behind”

The Legendary Eartha Kitt Succumbs to Colon Cancer

By | December 31, 2008

(NNPA) – Legendary singer, dancer and actress Eartha Kitt passed away from colon cancer on Christmas Day at the age of 81. Her career began with dance icon Katherine Dunham and resulted in a career that spanned more than six decades and included dance, film, television and music. She was born in South Carolina, but left as a young girl … Continue reading “The Legendary Eartha Kitt Succumbs to Colon Cancer”

Chisolm Announces Inaugural Events

By | December 31, 2008

Chatham County District Attorney-elect Larry Chisolm has announced and invites the public to attend a Gospel Celebration and the Swearing- In Ceremony in recognition of his inauguration as Chatham County’s new District Attorney. Both events are open seating and free to the public. The Gospel Celebration will take place on Sunday, January 4, 2009; 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at Jonesville … Continue reading “Chisolm Announces Inaugural Events”

11th Annual Musical Salute To MLK: January 13

By | December 31, 2008

The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the 11th Annual, A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, January 13th at 7:00 P.M. at the Jewish Educational Alliance (5111 Abercorn St). This year’s event is being co-presented by the Jewish Educational Alliance, the Savannah Jewish Federation Community Relations Council, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day … Continue reading “11th Annual Musical Salute To MLK: January 13”