Sports with Walter Moore

By | May 11, 2011

SSU Athletes Graduate 24 former Savannah State student-athletes received their undergraduate degrees on May 7 at Tiger Arena. Earning bachelor degrees were Perry Lambert II (football), Joshua Marshall (football), Ameretta Gaskin (cheerleader), Ebony Griggs (track), Marcus Stallworth (track), Chris Reed (football), Mark Sherrod (baseball), Javon Randolph (basketball), Jesse Davis (football), Simone Andrews (track), Netice Brimball (track), Wansley Harrison (track), Joe … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Mrs. Beulah Bryant Ramsey Honored

By | May 11, 2011

On Saturday, April 16, 2011, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha and Zeta Phi Beta Sororities visited Soror Beulah Bryant Ramsey at her sister’s home – Mrs. Bernice Grimes. Soror Ramsey was given respect, honor and tribute by her Sorors, family, church members and the community. Soror Beulah Ramsey is known for her faithfulness as a member of the Iota … Continue reading “Mrs. Beulah Bryant Ramsey Honored”

Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S. Highlights Their 10th Youth Program

By | May 11, 2011

The children and young adult talent and fashion program, sponsored by Ruth Chapter #3 0.E.S. is an annual event that is held yearly to benefit all children in the Savannah community. Children and young adults ages 1 year to 16 years old participated in this program and all of them did a wonderful job and appeared to have a very … Continue reading “Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S. Highlights Their 10th Youth Program”

Dominique Pressley is the Superintendent’s Student of the Month

By | May 11, 2011

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month is Dominique Pressley. She is a junior at Alfred Ely Beach High School. Dominique was selected for her academic achievement, leadership skills, and ability to overcome challenges. Currently possessing an 85 GPA, Dominique is an inspiration to students that they can turn things around for the better. Dominique enrolled in the Savannah-Chatham County Public … Continue reading “Dominique Pressley is the Superintendent’s Student of the Month”

Sol C. Johnson High School Named 2011 Jefferson Awards Winner

By | May 11, 2011

The Jefferson Awards for Public Service is proud to announce that Sol C Johnson High School, from Savannah GA, gave a compelling presentation of their Students in Action (SIA) activities during the 2011 Savannah Regional Competition on April 14. Before an audience of their Savannah peers, including A. E. Beach High School, Islands High School, Jenkins High School, Savannah Arts … Continue reading “Sol C. Johnson High School Named 2011 Jefferson Awards Winner”

Hair Extravaganza, Inc. Gives Makeovers

By | May 11, 2011

Hair Extravaganza, Inc., non profit, partnered with Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Greenbriar Children’s Center to provide hair makeovers to young adults in the community. Founded in 2009, Hair Extravaganza, Inc.’s mission is to inspire, motivate and unite professional stylists and barbers to empower youth and address issues that affect at-risk youth in the Coastal Empire. To learn how you … Continue reading “Hair Extravaganza, Inc. Gives Makeovers”

Union Mission Celebrates Graduation of 56th Starfish Culinary Arts Training Program Class

By | May 11, 2011

Jerome Green and Sherrod Hall graduated on April 8 as part of the 56th Starfish Culinary Arts Training Program Class. This landmark program, spearheaded by Union Mission under the leadership of Chef Paul Buck, teaches culinary skills to local residents in need of job training. At the graduation ceremony, Sherrod Hall shared his memories of what an impact his family … Continue reading “Union Mission Celebrates Graduation of 56th Starfish Culinary Arts Training Program Class”

Wilkins to Speak at West Broad Street YMCA

By | May 11, 2011

Dominique Wilkins, former Atlanta Hawks and NBA Hall of Famer will speak on diabetes prevention and wellness at the West Broad Street YMCA on Monday, May 16 at 6:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public thanks to sponsorship by Novo Nordisk. The event will be hosted by local celebrity Kim Gusby. Local talent including AWOL’s Act … Continue reading “Wilkins to Speak at West Broad Street YMCA”

Meet and Greet Held for City Manager

By | May 11, 2011

About 400 supporters gathered Thursday at the Savannah Civic Center to attend a Meet and Greet Reception to honor City Manager Rochelle Small- Toney. Toney stood in a receiving line and shook hands with guests as they entered. Council members one by one came to the podium and expressed the desire to continue working with Toney. Toney then took to … Continue reading “Meet and Greet Held for City Manager”

Native Savannahian Among Justices Honored

By | May 11, 2011

On Monday, Apri1 25, 2011, the California Legislature celebrated 50 years of service by African- American Justices on the California Courts of Appeal. Justice Edwin Jefferson, a then Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who was the state’s first Black trial judge with tenure of 20 years, was appointed by Gov. Edmund “Pat” Brown and took his seat on the … Continue reading “Native Savannahian Among Justices Honored”