Savvy Shopping 101

By | September 29, 2010

Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305 Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. Coupon expert and Savannah Morning News columnist Michelle Rubrecht will teach participants how to save money on grocery and shopping bills. Learn to be a truly savvy shopper.

The Victim-Witness Assistance Program

By | September 29, 2010

in the Chatham County District Attorney’s Office and the Savannah-Chatham Family Violence Council will host the 2010 Faith Leaders Seminar, featuring Boston TenPoint Coalition Co- Founder and Executive Director, Reverend Jeffery Brown, on Thursday, October 14, 2010, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. The faith community, including clergy, lay leaders, church administrators, youth … Continue reading “The Victim-Witness Assistance Program”

Hundreds Say Farewell to A “Prince” Among Men

By | September 29, 2010

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist was packed Saturday morning with mourners who came to bid farewell to former Savannah State president and long-time local NAACP president Prince Albert Jackson, Jr. Jackson passed September 21, after a long illness. The service included readings by Jackson’s sons Rodney and Philip, and the eulogy by Rev. Robert Chaney. Jackson is regarded … Continue reading “Hundreds Say Farewell to A “Prince” Among Men”

Jackson Honored as a ‘Champion for Children’

By | September 29, 2010

The Amerigroup Foundation recently presented Georgia State Sen. Lester Jackson with its “Champion for Children” award for his tireless work and devotion to children’s issues, both personally and legislatively. The “Champion for Children” award is part of a national program by the Amerigroup Foundation to recognize outstanding public advocacy efforts by government and community leaders to improve the health and … Continue reading “Jackson Honored as a ‘Champion for Children’”

SEDA Board of Directors Names New President and CEO

By | September 29, 2010

The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s (SEDA) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to approve the recommendation from SEDA’s Succession Planning Committee to name Steven W. Weathers the Authority’s next president and CEO. “Steven Weathers has been a dynamic force in economic development for more than 20 years,” said Tommy Hester, chairman of the SEDA board of directors. “We look forward … Continue reading “SEDA Board of Directors Names New President and CEO”

2010 Jazz Festival Wraps Up

By | September 29, 2010

The Coastal Jazz Association culminated the week long entertaining Jazz Festival with a Jam Session held on Saturday night following an electrifying performance by Spyro Gyra at Forsyth Park. Many of the musicians gathered at Blowin’ Smoke BBQ for the opportunity to perform with some of the best artists in the area. Bradford Rogers of Atlanta, who performed at the … Continue reading “2010 Jazz Festival Wraps Up”

Health Restoration Childhood Obesity

By | September 29, 2010

The two major health issues that our children face today are Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Children are easily influenced by marketing and advertising, and so will want to choose items they’ve seen on TV, to eat. Many times parents, who don’t want yet another fight, give in. But, by not taking control of what children eat and drink, allowing … Continue reading “Health Restoration Childhood Obesity”

Memorial University Medical Center’s Breast Surgeon Recognized for Outstanding Performance

By | September 29, 2010

Raymond Rudolph, M.D., MPH, FACS, a breast surgeon at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center, received an Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). He is one of only 39 physicians nationwide to receive the award. Rudolph was recognized for improving the quality of care delivered at … Continue reading “Memorial University Medical Center’s Breast Surgeon Recognized for Outstanding Performance”

Film Adaptation of the novel “And Yet, You Still Chose Me” to be filmed in Savannah

By | September 29, 2010

Onyx Pearl is pleased to announce that a feature film adaptation of the novel “And Yet, You Still Chose Me”, by co-author Kimberly Ray, will be filmed in Savannah next summer. The 1980s era drama will be directed by Perla Faye Humphrey. No stranger to dramatic material, Humphrey produced and directed the award winning features “Unforgiven Sins” and “7 Days … Continue reading “Film Adaptation of the novel “And Yet, You Still Chose Me” to be filmed in Savannah”

Step Afrika Energizes Savannah Audience

By | September 29, 2010

Depending on the time you were passing by the Fine Arts Auditorium at Armstrong Atlantic State University on Thursday, September 23rd, you might have wondered if there was a Greek step show going on, or the sounds of South African gumboot dancers. The audience was dazzled and energized by the precisioned talent and superb showmanship of the Step Afrika Ensemble … Continue reading “Step Afrika Energizes Savannah Audience”