The Myers FCCLA club spearheaded “Pink Day at Myers” with a dress down for students and faculty who purchased a pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness. The club raised $500.00 which was presented to the “Guardians of the Ribbons” organization. Guardians of the Ribbon raises money for breast cancer victims. The money stays in the community and supports families and … Continue reading “Myers Middle School Helps with Breast Cancer Awareness, Receives Grant”
The new Virginia College in Savannah, located at 14045 Abercorn St. – Savannah, Ga. 31419 will showcase its career programs and state-of-the-art 53,000 sq.-ft. campus at its open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Dec.1, 2011. The event, which will celebrate opportunities for Savannah-area students and employers, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the campus located at 14045 … Continue reading “Virginia College to Showcase New Campus at Open House and Ribbon Cutting”
In an honor bestowed on only a handful of individuals, the United States Navy selected NAACP civil and voting rights icon Medgar Evers as the namesake of their newest ship. Christened in San Diego, California on November 12 by his widow Myrlie Evers- Williams, the USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) will serve as a supply ship for the Navy starting … Continue reading “U.S. Navy Names New Ship in Honor of Voting Rights Activist Medgar Evers”
For nearly a decade the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the International Longshoremen’s Association 1414 to help needy families for Thanksgiving. Tuesday afternoon deputies delivered bags full of food to 10 Chatham County families. The ILA donated a $35 gift card for the turkey and collard greens. Deputies have donated stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce and much more to … Continue reading “Deputies Deliver Food to Families for Thanksgiving”
The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 9.5 percent in October, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.8 percent in September. The jobless rate in the Coastal Georgia area in October a year ago was 9.3 percent. Metro Athens had the lowest area rate at 7.5 percent, while … Continue reading “Coastal Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 9.5 Percent in October”
The City of Savannah is offering two unbelievable deals to make it easier than ever to park and shop in Downtown Savannah this holiday season. DEAL #1 – Test Drive our Garages: From Thanksgiving till the end of December, the first three hours of parking are FREE in all City parking garages between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. every Thursday … Continue reading “City Offers Free and Half-Off Parking”
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is steadfastly encouraging its members in the public transportation industry across the nation to join them in pursuing a commitment of sustainability. As an active member of APTA, Chatham Area Transit proudly joins the ranks of other American public transportation agencies in signing the APTA Sustainability Commitment. As a first step, CAT is affirming … Continue reading “Chatham Area Transit Commits to Sustainability”
Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson and members of Savannah City Council voted unanimously last week to create the first municipal “affordable housing fund” in Georgia. The fund is designed to stimulate the construction and rehabilitation of housing for low- to moderate-income working families throughout the City. The fund would serve as a financing tool to complement the City’s successful programs that … Continue reading “Mayor and Aldermen to Appoint Committee to Establish Savannah’s First Local Housing Fund”
Support the “Lets Can Hunger Food Drive” by donating your can goods to “Cans for COBA.” Save a life by “Feeding the Children of Tomorrow!” Walgreens on Abercorn, Kroger on Mall Blvd., Wal-Mart at Pooler, En-V-US Hair Designs Salon and Boutique on 750 Pennsylvania Ave.
The A.E. Beach Class of 1964 invite all Alumni to an evening of fine dining, music and fellowship. The Christmas celebration will be held December 16, 2011, 7 p.m. at Johnny Harris Banquet Center, 1701 E. Victory Dr. For more information, contact Charles Heyward at (912) 308-1809, and Phyllis Anderson at (912) 236-6600.