Alderman Hall Appointed To NLC Public Safety And Crime Prevention Steering Committee

By | January 28, 2015

Alderman John Hall has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2015 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control. The … Continue reading “Alderman Hall Appointed To NLC Public Safety And Crime Prevention Steering Committee”

2014 Georgia History Festival

By | January 28, 2015

We are just a few short weeks away from the opening events of the 2014 Georgia History Festival! The Georgia History Festival’s Colonial Faire and Muster will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014 beginning at 10am-4pm at the Wormsloe State Historic Site in Savannah. Experience the everyday life of colonial times through historical re-enactments, cannon firings, demonstrations … Continue reading “2014 Georgia History Festival”

Lawmakers Seek To Enshrine Right To Vote In Constitution

By | January 28, 2015

Civil rights leaders and groups are hailing legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) on Jan. 22 that would unequivocally guarantee every American’s right to vote under the U.S. Constitution, in the wake of growing attacks on that right. “This amendment would affirm the principle of equal participation in our democracy for every citizen,” Pocan … Continue reading “Lawmakers Seek To Enshrine Right To Vote In Constitution”

Young Blues Sensation Jarekus Singleton To Perform In Savannah

By | January 28, 2015

Musical trailblazer Jarekus Singleton, touring in support of his Alligator Records debut, REFUSE TO LOSE, will perform at the Southbound Brewing Company, 107 East Lathrop Ave in Savannah on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.. Singleton melds hip-hop wordplay, rock energy and R&B grooves with contemporary and traditional blues, turning audiences of all ages into devoted fans. With his … Continue reading “Young Blues Sensation Jarekus Singleton To Perform In Savannah”

50 Years Of Black Progress

By | January 28, 2015

Has Black America made significant progress politically, socially and economically over the past 50 years? This is not only an important question to pose, it is equally important to answer. And the answer is a resounding yes. In fact, 1965 to 2015 has been a remarkable period in the history of Black America. But make no mistake about it: all … Continue reading “50 Years Of Black Progress”

New CAT Advisory Board Committee Seeking Community Input

By | January 28, 2015

Chatham Area Transit Appoints Business Advisory Committee to Increase Public Input in Improving Public Transit (Savannah, GA) Chatham Area Transit (CAT) has formed a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) to work with its Board of Directors and staff with the goal of increasing public input in improving public transit services to the business community across the Savannah/Chatham area. The advisory body … Continue reading “New CAT Advisory Board Committee Seeking Community Input”

Memorial Health To Host Open House, Ribbon Cutting At New Pooler Office

By | January 28, 2015

Memorial Health will host an open house at its new Pooler offices on Tuesday, February 3, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Pooler Chamber of Commerce will be held at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend, meet the physicians, and tour the facility. The new offices, located at 101 West Mulberry Boulevard, house Memorial … Continue reading “Memorial Health To Host Open House, Ribbon Cutting At New Pooler Office”

The Year Of New Beginnings

By | January 28, 2015

Beautiful Zion Church, 1028 Milton Street, would like to invite the public to The Year Of New Beginnings 2015 Revival. This soul stirring event will be held January 29th-30 at 7:30pm nightly. The host pastor will be R.A. Whitney Sr. with special guest revivalist Bishop Michael Burney Sr.

Worker Education And Job Training Program 2015

By | January 28, 2015

The Harambee House, INC./ Citizens for Environmental Justice’s (HH/CFEJ) Worker Education and Job Training Program (WEJTP) provides culturally- competent, small group learning experiences for adult men and women (aged 18 and older) interested in obtaining environmental remediation training. The training is a 12-week program with job placement and follow up for one year. There is NO cost to attend this … Continue reading “Worker Education And Job Training Program 2015”

Black History Program To Be Held

By | January 28, 2015

The City of Savannah, Parks and Recreation Services Department will present a Black History Program, “A Variety of Talent.” The program is scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 6:00pm, in the Savannah Civic Center, Johnny Mercer Theater. Come and be wowed as our entertainers’ present songs, dance and much more. Make a note of this date and be on … Continue reading “Black History Program To Be Held”