Atlanta Honors Xernona Clayton With a Street and Park Plaza Designation

By | September 28, 2011

Mayor Kasim Reed joined members of the Atlanta City Council, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, and hundreds of other community and civic leaders on Tuesday, September 20, in recognizing the contributions of civil rights activist and broadcasting pioneer Xernona Clayton. Ms. Clayton was recognized for a lifetime of contributions to community and humanity with the dedication of an honorary street and … Continue reading “Atlanta Honors Xernona Clayton With a Street and Park Plaza Designation”

SSU Announces Hall of Fame Weekend/Football Stadium Reopening Schedule

By | September 28, 2011

The Savannah State University tiger football team will make its home debut in the renovated Theodore A. Wright Stadium against the Howard University Bison at 7 p.m., Oct. 1. The university has scheduled a series of events to celebrate the “coming home” game. Student Government Association President Ruben L. Chiza will preside over the official dedication and grand opening ceremony … Continue reading “SSU Announces Hall of Fame Weekend/Football Stadium Reopening Schedule”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | September 28, 2011

SSU 33 North Carolina Central 30 Antonio Bostick ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Savannah State defeated North Carolina Central (1-3) at Kelly-Riddick Stadium before a crowd of 7,536. Bostick and Justin Babb both had touchdown runs of 7 yards in the first half to give SSU (1- 3) and 13-12 halftime lead. NCCU went ahead 15-13 … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

“Finally:” An Appreciation for the Rev. Carl W.S. Gilliard

By | September 28, 2011

On September 18, 2011 the community, local, state and national leadership came out to pay homage to the Rev. Carl W. Scott Gilliard. The event started with a procession of leadership with the theme trumpeted by the movie theme “Coming to America”. The packed house of family and community echoed the speaker WSOK’s own Mayor of the Gospel Community Mr. … Continue reading ““Finally:” An Appreciation for the Rev. Carl W.S. Gilliard”

Native Son Appointed Chairman of Surgery

By | September 28, 2011

Washington, D.C.- Dr. Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA has been named the Robert J. Coffey Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. He is also Chief of Surgical Services. The Benedictine, Duke University, Harvard Medical School graduate established the first Transplant Institute at Georgetown and his team performed the first living donor liver … Continue reading “Native Son Appointed Chairman of Surgery”

Paradise Park Traffic Calming to Serve as Model

By | September 28, 2011

The City of Savannah on Friday celebrated the completion of a project that marks a new way for citizens to help solve thorny traffic problems in their neighborhoods. City officials and neighborhood residents cut the ribbon at a new minitraffic circle on Dyches Drive – one of more than half a dozen traffic calming devices installed at key intersections in … Continue reading “Paradise Park Traffic Calming to Serve as Model”

NAACP to hold Candidate Forums

By | September 28, 2011

The Savannah Branch of the NAACP and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will host a series of Candidate Forums during the month of October as follows: Oct. 6 – (Mayoral) St. Philip AME Church, 1112 Jefferson St. at 7 pm; Oct.13- (At-Large) Jonesville Baptist Church, 5201 Montgomery St. at 7 pm; Oct. 18- (Districts 3, 5, 6) Pentecostal Miracle Deliverance Church, … Continue reading “NAACP to hold Candidate Forums”

Mrs. Sadie D. Steele – “A Celebration Fit for a Queen”

By | September 28, 2011

Few of us ever dream of reaching 100 years old, but Mrs. Sadie D. Steele surpassed that mark on September 10, 2011 and celebrated in style at the EOA Aaron L. Buchsbaum Learning Center. Arriving by limousine, Mrs. Steele was escorted into a magnificently decorated room and greeted with a standing ovation by a capacity crowed of over 300 guests. … Continue reading “Mrs. Sadie D. Steele – “A Celebration Fit for a Queen””

Professional Development Career Fair

By | September 28, 2011

AWWIN, INC will sponsor Professional Development Career Fair at Aldersgate Community Center 2021 Tennessee Ave. Savannah, Georgia Thursday, September 29, 2011 Time 4:00PM Address: 2021 Tennessee Ave, Savannah, Georgia. Our Guest Employer is Gulfstream Aerospace Men and Women Are Welcome. Phone: 912-659-0241 info@awwin.org AWWIN, Inc is a tax exempt 501 (c) (3) organization

Ernest L. Brown, Jr. Attends London School of Economics and Political Science

By | September 28, 2011

Ernest L. Brown, Jr. of Lithonia, Georgia will be attending the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science for the 2011-2012 academic year. He was one of 300 college university students around the world selected to participate in the General Course at the school. The General Course is a 101 year old Study Abroad program that provides the opportunity … Continue reading “Ernest L. Brown, Jr. Attends London School of Economics and Political Science”