City Urges Residents to Take Cold- Weather Precautions

By | January 06, 2010

With colder, freezing temperatures expected across the region over the next few days, the City of Savannah urges residents to take precautions to protect their homes and life safety. When temperatures drop below freezing, residents and business owners should refrain from outdoor watering. Water runoff can cause icy conditions, creating hazards for cars and pedestrians. The City of Savannah will … Continue reading “City Urges Residents to Take Cold- Weather Precautions”

Hospice Savannah to host Art Show During Months of January and February

By | January 06, 2010

The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is proud to present Judy Mooney’s Gullahinspired sculptures and the African American paintings of Richard Law and William Kwamena-Poh during January and February, Black Heritage Month. Their opening reception will be Thursday, January 21, 2010 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. As always, a portion of sales will benefit Hospice Savannah. William Kwamena-Poh, a native of … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah to host Art Show During Months of January and February”

Autumn Place – Where Style and Quality Meet Excellence!

By | January 06, 2010

Property Choice Realty hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Autumn Place Subdivision on Friday December 18, 2009. The new private community is located on ACL Blvd. and Liberty Pkwy. Since breaking ground earlier this year, Autumn Place and Key South Homes have established a name for great quality and craftsmanship with emphasis on detail. Autumn Place is located in … Continue reading “Autumn Place – Where Style and Quality Meet Excellence!”

Big Brothers Big Sisters Needs Support to Help More Kids Beat the Odds

By | January 06, 2010

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire is calling on not only volunteers, but donors as well, to provide support for children who need mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s largest donor-supported volunteer network of long-term mentors for youth, providing matching, screening and ongoing support for “Bigs,” “Littles,” and families. Big … Continue reading “Big Brothers Big Sisters Needs Support to Help More Kids Beat the Odds”

New Tax Credit Includes Current Homeowners

By | January 06, 2010

(NAPSI)–Many current homeowners can now qualify for up to a $6,500 home buyer tax credit. The initial success of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit convinced Washington to expand the program and extend it until April 30, 2010. This extension, however, will be the last. Under the extended home buyer tax credit, current homeowners are eligible as long as … Continue reading “New Tax Credit Includes Current Homeowners”

City Offers Free Prescription Drug Discount Cards

By | January 06, 2010

The City of Savannah introduced a program that will provide residents with a new tool that offers some relief from the high cost of prescription drugs. The City is making free prescription drug discount cards available to residents through a partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC). The discount cards offer average savings of 20 percent off the retail … Continue reading “City Offers Free Prescription Drug Discount Cards”

Can Energy Drinks Be Dangerous?

By | January 06, 2010

The goal of this column and the goal of the Health Restoration 101 programs are to help to maximize your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Have you noticed this new craze, the energy drink? Many today are looking for a burst of energy, or to lift their mood, and turning to the little cans and bottles called Energy … Continue reading “Can Energy Drinks Be Dangerous?”

Memorial’s Breast Care Program Granted Prestigious Accreditation

By | January 06, 2010

The breast care services at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center have been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program of the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation is only given to facilities that voluntarily commit to providing the highest level of breast care and … Continue reading “Memorial’s Breast Care Program Granted Prestigious Accreditation”

Tybee Island to hold Open House

By | January 06, 2010

On Wednesday, January 6th, from 4 til 7PM, the public is encouraged to attend a City Hall Open House, sponsored by Tybee Island’s Better Hometown Initiative. The Mayor, Council, and representatives from various City departments will be present in the City Hall Auditorium to meet the public, to answer questions, and to listen to suggestions and concerns about the City. … Continue reading “Tybee Island to hold Open House”

Georgia to Receive $25,323,893 In Grants From Obama Administration

By | January 06, 2010

WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration recently announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep 137 local homeless assistance programs throughout Georgia operating. The funding is part of nearly $1.4 billion that will help an unprecedented 6,400 existing programs nationwide to continue offering critically needed housing and services to homeless persons … Continue reading “Georgia to Receive $25,323,893 In Grants From Obama Administration”