Safe Kids Savannah Preparing for Giant Yard Sale Fundraiser

By | March 10, 2010

Safe Kids Savannah will soon be accepting donations for a yard sale fundraiser. Items should be gently used and can range from bric-a-brac to furniture. Donated items can be dropped off between March 15 and 19 at 8832 Old Montgomery Road in Savannah from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Arrangements can also be … Continue reading “Safe Kids Savannah Preparing for Giant Yard Sale Fundraiser”

Georgia in the Running for $400 Million Education Prize

By | March 10, 2010

Governor Sonny Perdue announced that Georgia has been selected as a finalist by the U.S. Department of Education for the first round of federal “Race to the Top” grants. Georgia stands to receive up to $462 million over four years to implement its plan if selected. “Georgia’s designation as a finalist in the Race to the Top competition is further … Continue reading “Georgia in the Running for $400 Million Education Prize”

Tompkins Class of 1964 Donates to Haiti Relief Effort

By | March 10, 2010

The Sophronia M. Tompkins High School Class of 1964 has donated Five Hundred Dollars ($500.) to the American Red Cross to assist with the earthquake disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Lugenia Griffin Clark, who is president of the Class, says, “the decision to give was immediate and unanimous”. Clark also said, “the Tompkins Class of ’64 has a time honored … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of 1964 Donates to Haiti Relief Effort”

Georgia Native Jessye Norman Receives National Medal of Arts

By | March 10, 2010

President Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Arts to world-renowned singer and Augusta-native Jessye Norman last week for her outstanding achievements and support of the arts. The medal, the nation’s highest honor for artistic excellence, was presented by the President and Mrs. Michele Obama in an East Room ceremony at the White House. The National Medal of Arts is … Continue reading “Georgia Native Jessye Norman Receives National Medal of Arts”

Southern LNG and The NEED Project

By | March 10, 2010

Join us on Elba Island on April 14, 2010! In 2008, Southern LNG at Elba Island and the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project came together to provide local educators with the opportunity to learn more about energy, liquefied natural gas, and energy in their local community. Now in its second year, the program has trained over 40 educators and … Continue reading “Southern LNG and The NEED Project”

Williams Celebrates 50 Years as a Master Barber

By | March 10, 2010

On November 7, 2009, Williams celebrated fifty (50) years of professional service as a Master Barber (1959 – 2009) to the Savannah community and surrounding areas with a wonderful reception at The Mulberry Inn, held as a tribute to his ever loyal customers, family and friends. Distinguished guests included Mr. Robert E. James, President of Carver State Bank; the late … Continue reading “Williams Celebrates 50 Years as a Master Barber”

Savannah State University and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Partnership

By | March 10, 2010

Savannah State University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District renewed their 20-year partnership, committing both organizations to enhance career training and internship opportunities for students at the institution. SSU President Dr. Earl G. Yarbrough, Sr., and Colonel Edward J. Kertis, Savannah District commander, signed the agreement during a ceremony on the campus in the historical Hill Hall. … Continue reading “Savannah State University and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Partnership”

Omar Court #91 Steps Forward With 2010 Officers

By | March 10, 2010

Omar Court #91, Daughters of Isis, PHA members are progressing with newly 2010 elected and appointed officers. Frankie Totten, Illustrious Commandress states, “During 2010, Omar Court #91 officers and members are dedicated to having a positive impact in the community. We have planned a full slate of community service projects, we have an ongoing program to provide scholarships, we also … Continue reading “Omar Court #91 Steps Forward With 2010 Officers”

Bethel A.M.E. to Celebrate 131st Anniversary

By | March 10, 2010

The Rev. Dr. Charles Wesley Purnell, Pastor, and the members of Bethel A.M.E. Church will celebrate the Church’s 131st anniversary on Sunday, March 21, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Jasper Drew, one of Bethel’s former pastors, will proclaim the Word. The combined choirs, under the direction of Dr. Elissa Purnell and Sis. Zenobia Purnell, will render the music. The … Continue reading “Bethel A.M.E. to Celebrate 131st Anniversary”

Coastal Jazz Association Presents One Sound

By | March 10, 2010

The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah presents Jazz – Just Across the River featuring One Sound on Sunday, March 14th 5:30 p.m. at the Westin Resort on Hutchinson Island. One Sound was formed in 2008 by musicians and long time friends Thomas Stokes III (bass), RaSheed Akbar (Saxophone), Jermaine Baker (drums), Anthony Jones (keys), and James Smith (lead guitar). One … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Presents One Sound”