General Election Absentee Early/Advance/By-Mail Voting

By | October 13, 2010

As this article goes to publication, the Chatham County Voter Registration Office has processed approximately 2,800 by-mail absentee ballot requests. Additionally, an estimated 4,000 county electors will have taken the opportunity of voting in-person during the early voting period which began September 20, 2010. The Chatham County Board of Registrars encourages county voters to avoid the Election Day lines by … Continue reading “General Election Absentee Early/Advance/By-Mail Voting”

AWOL Wins National Foundation Support

By | October 13, 2010

AWOL All Walk of Life, Inc. is proud to announce that the organization has been awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 from the Comcast Foundation. This support comes at a significant time for AWOL. With government budget cuts looming, support from local and national foundations will be critical to help buoy AWOL’s budget and allow them to continue … Continue reading “AWOL Wins National Foundation Support”

Help Celebrate Freedom Week in Savannah

By | October 13, 2010

Freedom Week in Savannah will be held on October 30 – November 4, 2010. Fifty years after SNCC was formed in North Carolina , several former members are organizing to observe this historic anniversary here in Savannah. Motivated by the success in North Carolina, Savannah likewise employed youth to accelerate its Civil Rights Movement. Led by an organized group of … Continue reading “Help Celebrate Freedom Week in Savannah”

SCAD Surprises Students at Garrison with Major Book Donation

By | October 13, 2010

The anticipation was palpable at Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts this afternoon as the kindergarten through eighth grade students were mysteriously pulled from their classrooms late in the day to receive a special surprise from SCAD, its “big sister” school of the arts in Savannah. As the hundreds of Garrison students lined up near the school’s … Continue reading “SCAD Surprises Students at Garrison with Major Book Donation”

Mid-Term Elections More Important for African-Americans

By | October 13, 2010

The upcoming midterm elections have been the focus of all of the political pundits. With control of the U.S. House of Representatives in question, there is a rising concern that the lack of voter turnout among Democrats will undermine the new policies that have been instituted in the past couple of years and undo measures like “The Affordable Healthcare Act,” … Continue reading “Mid-Term Elections More Important for African-Americans”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | October 13, 2010

Miles Football Coach Resigns Miles College coach Billy Joe resigned on October 4, ending his career with the second-most victories of any coach at historically black colleges. The 69-year-old has 243 wins over 33 seasons, including 11 at Florida A&M, 13 at Central State in Ohio and seven at Cheyney State in Pennsylvania. His victory total trails only Eddie Robinson’s … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”