Sports With Walter Moore

By | January 14, 2009

SSU Runs At Ed Temple Classic The Savannah State indoor track team opened the 2009 portion of their schedule by competing in Tennessee State’s Ed temple Classic on January 11 in Nashville, TN. Although no Tigers won any events, SSU had a combined 14 top 10 finishes. Sadie Sellow was second in the women’s one mile run while Tyrone McCoy … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Annual GHS Essay Contest Focuses on Savannah in the Civil Rights Movement

By | January 14, 2009

The Georgia Historical Society announces the 2009 Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest. Open to all local middle and high school students, the contest highlights topics in African-American history while allowing students to gain skills in historical research and public speaking. The 2009 contest is being held in community partnership with the Telfair Museum of Art, featuring Freedom’s … Continue reading “Annual GHS Essay Contest Focuses on Savannah in the Civil Rights Movement”

GA Power honors Dr. King with Volunteer Day at West Broad YMCA

By | January 14, 2009

Tradition of honoring Dr. King’s legacy began in 2000 On January 19, 2009, also known as Dr. Martin Luther King Day, volunteers from Georgia Power in Savannah will be continuing the tradition of ‘taking a day on, not off.’ “Our workers, retirees, and their friends and family members join us each year to honor Dr. King by giving back to … Continue reading “GA Power honors Dr. King with Volunteer Day at West Broad YMCA”

Hands On Savannah Honors Dr. King

By | January 14, 2009

The United Way’s Hands On Savannah announces service projects and a musical salute that are open to the community to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service! Hands On Savannah is a member of the Hands On Georgia network that provides assistance and networking opportunities to their affiliates across the state. Hands On Georgia is modeled after the national Hands On … Continue reading “Hands On Savannah Honors Dr. King”

EOA holds 37th MLK Celebration

By | January 14, 2009

Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah- Chatham County, the founder of the local Martin L. King Jr. Celebration in Savannah, will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Saturday. January 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the EOA Administration building, 1120 May St. Hosea Williams founder of the Chatham County Crusade for Voters and Rev. Msgr. John D. Toomey, organizer … Continue reading “EOA holds 37th MLK Celebration”

SSU to Host MLK, Jr. Assembly, Candlelight Vigil

By | January 14, 2009

Savannah State University (SSU) will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance Assembly on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the King- Frazier Student Center. To further commemorate King’s life, significant accomplishments as a Civil Rights leader, and membership in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the SSU Delta Eta Chapter will hold its annual candlelight vigil … Continue reading “SSU to Host MLK, Jr. Assembly, Candlelight Vigil”

Dr. Hare to address MLK Observance Day Business Community Breakfast

By | January 14, 2009

Dr. Julia Hare, National Executive Director Black Think Tank, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc., Business Community Breakfast on Saturday, January 24, 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Dr. Hare, a dynamic motivational lecturer, relationship expert, author, social commentator and educational … Continue reading “Dr. Hare to address MLK Observance Day Business Community Breakfast”

History Made in the Georgia Army National Guard as First African- American Promoted to General

By | January 14, 2009

Georgia Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Wells made history on Saturday when he became the state’s first African- American general officer during a promotion ceremony held Fort McPherson, Jan. 10, 2009.

Tribune Publisher to Attend Obama Swearing-in Ceremony

By | January 14, 2009

Shirley Barber James, Publisher of The Savannah Tribune, will be among the distinguished journalist to witness the swearing-in ceremony for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2009. The notice that she has been awarded official credentials for the event was received from the Inauguration Executive Committee of Periodical Correspondents. After being notified of the selection, James … Continue reading “Tribune Publisher to Attend Obama Swearing-in Ceremony”

Inauguration Viewing at Civic Center

By | January 14, 2009

The January 20 Inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama will be shown live in the Johnny Mercer Theater at the Savannah Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 10 a.m. The Inauguration begins at 11 a.m. For more information contact the City’s public information office at (912) 651-6410.