Economic Opportunity Authority Holds 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance

By | January 12, 2011

On Monday, January 10, 2011, the Economic Opportunity Authority (EOA) held its 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance. The theme for the occasion was “Unity: King’s Beloved Country.” The speaker for the occasion was Shirley Sherrod, ousted Department of Agriculture Georgia State Director of Rural Development. Sherrod was forced to resign from her position after a conservative blogger posted … Continue reading “Economic Opportunity Authority Holds 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance”

Donell Woods Memorial Tournament on Tap for January 15th

By | January 12, 2011

Great men never die; their memories and good deeds live forever. On January 15, 2011 residents of Liberty, Chatham, Glynn, Camden, and other surrounding counties will come together in Liberty County in honor of a great man – Donell Woods, Sr., a former educator, athletic director, basketball coach, football coach, athlete, lover of children and community supporter. The Sixteenth Annual … Continue reading “Donell Woods Memorial Tournament on Tap for January 15th”

Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:Visit Historic Atlanta in April

By | January 12, 2011

ATLANTA (January 9, 2011) — Discover historic Atlanta as you learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life in the city of his birth. The four-day experience is offered by not-forprofit Road Scholar, known for its exceptional learning programs throughout the world for adults. Participants will explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District and pay a visit to the house in … Continue reading “Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:Visit Historic Atlanta in April”

SSU Hires Davenport To Lead Football Program

By | January 12, 2011

Savannah State University has hired Steve Davenport as the Tigers’ new head football coach, Athletics Director Marilynn Stacey- Suggs announced today. Davenport’s appointment is effective immediately. He replaces Julius Dixon, who served as the interim coach for the 2010 season. The Decatur, Ga., native comes to SSU from the University of Alabama- Birmingham where he served as the Blazers running … Continue reading “SSU Hires Davenport To Lead Football Program”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | January 12, 2011

Lady Tigers Defeat UMES The Savannah State women’s basketball team defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 71- 50 at Tiger Arena on January 5. The game was knotted at the half 26-26 but SSU (8-8) pulled away with a 20-7 run to start the second period to take a 46-33 lead with 8:55 left. The Lady Tigers shot 53.8 from the field in … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”