Savannah named Playful City USA

By | August 25, 2010

The City of Savannah on Wednesday was named a 2010 Playful City USA by the nonprofit organization, KaBOOM!. KaBOOM! selected Savannah for its outstanding dedication to play, its commitment to children, and its work engaging residents in the planning and design of playspaces and playground equipment. Savannah is one of 118 communities across 36 states to be recognized as a … Continue reading “Savannah named Playful City USA”

85th Anniversary of the Founding of America’s First Black Labor Union

By | August 25, 2010

On August 25th, 1925 the trajectory of African American and American history was changed forever. On that date, a group of Pullman porters formed the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, America’s first African American labor union. One of those porters, 99- year-old Linus Scott, described the job as “miles of smiles, years of struggle.” This 85th anniversary celebrates the life … Continue reading “85th Anniversary of the Founding of America’s First Black Labor Union”

Chief Warns Zero- Tolerance on Speeders

By | August 25, 2010

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Willie Lovett today announced his officers will be increasing attention on school zones with a zero-tolerance policy toward speeders. “That means we will be ticketing speeders travelling even one mile over the speed limit,” Chief Lovett warned. We will have too many students concentrated areas for anyone be taking any chances.” School begins Monday, August 30, … Continue reading “Chief Warns Zero- Tolerance on Speeders”

Celebrating the Visionary and the Vision

By | August 25, 2010

Let the Worship Begin! Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, located on Danielsiding Loop Road in Richmond Hill, Georgia will be celebrating the 5th Pastoral Appreciation of their leader, Pastor Stanford L. Anderson, I., and The First Family. Join the gathering of worshippers from across the connection as CMBC honors, salutes and thanks God for this Awesome Man of God. Pastor Anderson … Continue reading “Celebrating the Visionary and the Vision”

An Evening of Hymns

By | August 25, 2010

Tremont Temple Baptist Church, 1110 MLK Jr. Blvd. will host An Evening of Hymns of Sunday, August 29, 2010. The occasion will feature Mr. Luther Washington, II, an organist of Atlanta, Ga. There will also be hymns narrated by Rev. Dr. Clarence “Teddy” Williams. The event will take place at 6 p.m. and a freewill offering will be accepted. For … Continue reading “An Evening of Hymns”

Proposed Elba Island Truck Loading Facility Would Create Job Opportunities

By | August 25, 2010

Concerned citizens and public officials gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn recently to learn more about the proposed Elba Island Truck Loading facility expected to be up and running by 2012. The facility will provide over 100 job opportunities in our area. Bruce Hughes, President of Southeast LNG was present to explained the benefits the truck loading project will bring … Continue reading “Proposed Elba Island Truck Loading Facility Would Create Job Opportunities”

Savannah State University Announces Administrative Changes

By | August 25, 2010

Savannah State University President Earl G. Yarbrough, Sr., Ph.D., recently made administrative and organizational changes that went into effect July 1. Yarbrough eliminated the vice president for Administration position this summer amid university budget cuts, and three units formerly reporting to that office will now report to different administrators. Irvin R. Clark, Ed.D., vice president for Student Affairs, now oversees … Continue reading “Savannah State University Announces Administrative Changes”

“Georgia Night in Kansas City, MO”

By | August 25, 2010

On Tuesday, September 2010, delegates to the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. from GEORGIA will be entertained by members of Memorial Missionary Baptist Church and New Vision Ministries of Kansas City, MO. Bishop Larry B. Aiken and Pastor Olivia C. Q. Aiken will host the event. Delegates will enjoy a time of Christian fellowship (Worship) followed by dinner prepared for … Continue reading ““Georgia Night in Kansas City, MO””

Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival

By | August 25, 2010

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary will present its seventh annual Ocean Film Festival September 17- 19 at the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Trustees Theater. More than 90 films were submitted for consideration; 33 were selected for the festival in addition to ten student films. Students from the Savannah College of Art and Design are competing for the Dr. … Continue reading “Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | August 25, 2010

Tigers Hold First Scrimmage The Savannah State football team held their first scrimmage of the preseason on August 21 at the Tigers practice field as the offense posted a 34-0 win over the defense. Quarterback A.J. DeFilippis passed for two touchdowns and ran for another. DeFilippis ended the day with 140 passing yards. Freshman running back Sheldon Barnes led all … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”