Attorney General Says Ending Racial Profiling Is Priority For Obama Administration

By | May 27, 2009

During a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Attorney General Eric Holder announced that ending the practice of racial profiling is a “priority” for the Obama administration. In response to a question from Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Holder described the use of race, ethnicity or national origin by law enforcement officers in making routine or spontaneous decisions as “simply not … Continue reading “Attorney General Says Ending Racial Profiling Is Priority For Obama Administration”

Two Chatham County Public School Students Named National Reflections Winners

By | May 27, 2009

Two Savannah Chatham County Public School System students have been named National PTA Reflections Award winners. Jaccaria Ellison from Bloomingdale Elementary School and Brendon Polk from Savannah Arts Academy received the prestigious honor for their exemplary talents in the arts. Jaccaria received the award in Dance and Brendon for Musical Composition. They were among six district students who advanced to … Continue reading “Two Chatham County Public School Students Named National Reflections Winners”

Thunderbolt Elementary Named Top Magnet School in America

By | May 27, 2009

Thunderbolt Elementary School has been named the Top Magnet School in the nation by Magnet Schools of America (MSA). The big announcement was made during the 27th MSA Conference, April 26-29 in Charlotte, North Carolina. MSA President Sandra Day and Executive Director Dr. Robert G. Brooks presented the prestigious award to representatives from Thunderbolt Elementary. More than 50 schools from … Continue reading “Thunderbolt Elementary Named Top Magnet School in America”

Tompkins Class of 1968 Greatful for Support of 40th Class Reunion

By | May 27, 2009

Tompkins High Class of 1968, would like to thank everyone who took the time to help us celebrate our 40th Class Reunion. It was an experience of a life time. Special Thanks to Mrs. Jessie C. Deloach, Ms. Dorothy Wilson, Dorothy D. Speed and Mr. Nathaniel Jenkins. It’s been 40 years and they are still hanging with us. We would … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of 1968 Greatful for Support of 40th Class Reunion”

Junior League Awards Scholarships During Annual Meeting

By | May 27, 2009

The Junior League of Savannah awarded five $1000 scholarships to the following high school seniors from Chatham, Bryan , Effingham, Bulloch, Jasper, Liberty , Glynn, and Beaufort (SC) counties who demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism and outstanding community involvement. Scholarships are not based on academic or athletic ability and are awarded each spring by the JLS. These scholarships represent … Continue reading “Junior League Awards Scholarships During Annual Meeting”

Savannah named ‘Most Mannerly City’

By | May 27, 2009

Savannah, the Hostess City of the South, was honored as America’s “Most Mannerly City” during a ceremony at Thursday’s City Council meeting. Cindy Grosso of the Charleston School of Protocol and Etiquette presented Mayor Otis Johnson with the award, a glass vase inscribed with the title. “It’s not an action, it’s an attitude, and Savannah has it,” Ms. Grosso said … Continue reading “Savannah named ‘Most Mannerly City’”

Brejhe Halls : Third Generation Athlete

By | May 27, 2009

  Brejhe Halls is a third generation athlete, hailing from the family of Beach High School Hall of Fame athlete and long time coach Carl Middleton. Brejhe represented College Park Tumble Weeds in the 2009, Gymnastics State Meet – AAU Level 5. Her performance on the bars, the beam, the vault, and floor exercise, earned fourth place all-a-round honors, with … Continue reading “Brejhe Halls : Third Generation Athlete”

Social Security Board of Trustees: Economic Downturn Leads to Worsening of Long-Range Financing Outlook

By | May 27, 2009

The Social Security Board of Trustees recently released its annual report on the financial health of the Social Security Trust Funds. The Trustees project that program costs will exceed tax revenues in 2016, one year sooner than projected in last year’s report. The combined assets of the Old-Age and Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds will be exhausted in … Continue reading “Social Security Board of Trustees: Economic Downturn Leads to Worsening of Long-Range Financing Outlook”

Beating the Odds All Together (B.O.A.T) to hold Awareness Day

By | May 27, 2009

B.O.A.T is proud to announce our second annual Awareness Day event. Awareness Day is an end-of-the-year activity to show students and staff appreciation and share information about community resources and programs, employment opportunities and skills. We want to keep our students involved in positive activities throughout the summer months and provide them with information and community resources that are available … Continue reading “Beating the Odds All Together (B.O.A.T) to hold Awareness Day”

Brown Graduates From University of Georgia School of Law

By | May 27, 2009

Dwayne Allyn Brown, Jr., son of Dwayne Allyn Brown Sr., and Victoria Brown, grandson of Frank and Beatrice Pinkney and Delores F. Brown and the late James Brown, Sr. graduate May 16, 2009 from the University of Georgia School of Law. Follwing the graduation, a congratulatory reception and program was held in his honor. More than fifty relatives and friends … Continue reading “Brown Graduates From University of Georgia School of Law”