Feed the Hungry & Homeless MLK Dinner

By | January 16, 2013

MLK Day is a day On, not a day Off! Join us in serving the poor and homeless of Savannah on Monday January 21st at the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club immediately following the Savannah MLK parade. The Boys & Girls Club is located at 510 E. Charlton St., just off the end of the parade route at E. … Continue reading “Feed the Hungry & Homeless MLK Dinner”

Talk about Milestones … Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is Celebrating Its 100th Anniversary

By | January 16, 2013

Hundreds of members and supporters packed St. Phillip A.M.E. Church for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Centennial Founders Day on Sunday, January 13, 2013. As the sorority looked back on its past, they took time out to honor the founders … 22 young women who were students at Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1913. These young women formed the … Continue reading “Talk about Milestones … Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is Celebrating Its 100th Anniversary”

Historic First Bryan Baptist Church Celebrates 225th Church Anniversary

By | January 16, 2013

The Historic First Bryan Baptist Church will celebrate it’s 225th Church Anniversary on Sunday, January 20th, 2013. They will render a play entitled, “Bashed but not broken, on a Heavenly mission,” on Saturday, January 19th, 2013, at 4pm. The play was written and directed by First Bryan member Deacon Van Lewis and Sis. Sharon Aikens. The musical will be done … Continue reading “Historic First Bryan Baptist Church Celebrates 225th Church Anniversary”

GDOT presents $1 Million Road Grant to City

By | January 16, 2013

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden presented members of Savannah City Council with a check for $1.052 million today for road improvements within the City. The Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant, combined with the City’s 30 percent contribution, will pay for more than 80 road paving projects across Savannah in 2013. Commissioner Golden was joined by other GDOT officials, … Continue reading “GDOT presents $1 Million Road Grant to City”

Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Historical Events

By | January 16, 2013

Long and slow. That’s how you’d describe every line you’ve ever stepped into. Don’t you hate that? You’re waiting in line and you see a chance to go to a shorter queue so you change lanes. Suddenly, the line you just left looks like the Indianapolis speedway. And you know what happens if you switch again… There are definite advantages … Continue reading “Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Historical Events”

Savannah Alumni Chaper of Fort Valley State Holds Raffle Fundraiser

By | January 16, 2013

The local Alumni Chaper of Fort Valley State held its 1st raffle fundraiser, and raised over $700.00. Proceedes will benefit the Chapter’s efforts to provide awareness and scholarships to potential Fort Valley State University students. Congratulations to Valeeta McDonald, she was the winner of the 50/50 raffle. To join the Savannah Alumni Chapter of Fort Valley State University, please call … Continue reading “Savannah Alumni Chaper of Fort Valley State Holds Raffle Fundraiser”

Savannah Tech selects Student to attend EAGLE Leadership Institute

By | January 16, 2013

Rasheda Fann has been chosen to represent Savannah Technical College at the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute on March 18-21, 2013. Fann is currently enrolled in Savannah Tech’s adult education classes to get her General Education Development (GED) Diploma. When she graduates she wants to continue her postsecondary education to become a nutritionist. The EAGLE Leadership … Continue reading “Savannah Tech selects Student to attend EAGLE Leadership Institute”

Georgia Power Phases Out Coal Plants

By | January 16, 2013

In a victory for clean air and public health, Georgia Power announced its plans to phase out 15 total aging coal and oil-burning units at Plant Branch, Plant Yates, and Plant Kraft as the utility prepares to begin its multi-year planning process at the Georgia Public Service Commission later this month. Nationwide,coal use is at its lowest levels in decades … Continue reading “Georgia Power Phases Out Coal Plants”

Kroger Raises Money Help Savannah Food Bank

By | January 16, 2013

After a six-week campaign, Kroger praises its Savannah-area customers and associates for participating in the 2012 Can Hunger campaign, which raised more than $18,500 to benefit America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Food Bank. From Nov. 18 through Dec. 24, Kroger customers supported the annual campaign by purchasing $1, $3 and $5 icons. Each icon purchased benefits Feeding America food … Continue reading “Kroger Raises Money Help Savannah Food Bank”

Georgia To Offer Child Only Policies In January

By | January 16, 2013

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has signed an order finalizing new rules that will require all insurance companies who sell individual health policies in Georgia to also offer “Child- Only” individual health coverage beginning January 1, 2013. “Georgia consumers who want to provide healthcare coverage for their children can begin the process during the open enrollment period of January 1-31,” Commissioners … Continue reading “Georgia To Offer Child Only Policies In January”