Savannah Based Group Honoring MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign

By | February 24, 2016

Inspired partly by its own studies and readings and a recent viewing of the acclaimed 2014 movie, “Selma,” a group of Savannah residents is planning an ambitious trip to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, career, and, specifically, his Poor People’s Campaign. Originating as a diverse group of activists, “Poor People’s Campaign Savannah” started with the belief that much of … Continue reading “Savannah Based Group Honoring MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign”

LifeLink of Georgia Presents Organ Donation Award, Check To Armstrong State University

By | February 24, 2016

LifeLink of Georgia Foundation recently presented an award and $1,000 check to the Armstrong State University Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) for securing the most organ donor designations in the statewide 2015 Battle for Life competition. “We are thrilled to receive the grant,” said Nashia Whittenburg, director of Armstrong’s Office of Multicultural Affairs. “The award will be put in the … Continue reading “LifeLink of Georgia Presents Organ Donation Award, Check To Armstrong State University”

2 Visual Arts Classes And Workshops Now Registering

By | February 24, 2016

The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs is now registering students for Session 2 Visual Arts Classes and Workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin February 29 and run through April 9 and are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs studios, located at 9 W. Henry St. … Continue reading “2 Visual Arts Classes And Workshops Now Registering”

Super Tuesday, March 1st: Special Election

By | February 24, 2016

Early voting for the March 1 presidential primaries and the special election for Chatham County Sheriff is in progress. Voters who registered by the Feb. 1 deadline may vote early in person at the Voter Registration office, 1117 Eisenhower Drive, Suite E, Savannah, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday through Feb. 26. Enlarge Map One day of Saturday voting has … Continue reading “Super Tuesday, March 1st: Special Election”

Old Fort Jackson Family Campover

By | February 24, 2016

Spend the night in Georgia’s oldest brick fort and experience history firsthand! Children will train as soldiers from the American Revolution and participate in a reenactment of the 1778 Battle of Savannah. Adults will train as Civil War soldiers and learn the drill for the 12 lb. howitzer, our historic cannon, plus fire the weapon! Registration and tent set up … Continue reading “Old Fort Jackson Family Campover”

District 8 Spelling Bee in Savannah

By | February 24, 2016

Spellers work hard every year to learn long lists of words to compete in the annual spelling bee. The reward for competing is to obtain the spelling bee title at the school, local school system, district, state and ultimately the national level. Spellers who advance to the district, state and national levels not only receive the prestigious title, but a … Continue reading “District 8 Spelling Bee in Savannah”

CAT March Meeting To Be Rescheduled

By | February 24, 2016

Officials at the Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT) announced today that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Chatham Area Transit Authority Board, scheduled monthly on the third Tuesday, will be held on March 22, 2016 instead. It has been rescheduled in consideration of the Savannah City Council meeting being held on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in preparation for the St. … Continue reading “CAT March Meeting To Be Rescheduled”

SJ/C Kicks Off Phase II Of Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives Campaign

By | February 24, 2016

After a very successful beginning, The St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations is launching the second phase of the Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives fund raising campaign with a goal of supporting the latest in healthcare innovation. Phase II will fund projects such as an expanded emergency department at St. Joseph’s Hospital, advancements in cancer care at the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer … Continue reading “SJ/C Kicks Off Phase II Of Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives Campaign”

2-Chefs Southern Cuisine Take Out Restaurant Opens in West Savannah

By | February 24, 2016

The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of a new west Savannah restaurant, 2 Chefs Southern Cuisine was held last Saturday. The restaurant is located at 2601 West Bay St. The “Take-out Only” restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30am-7:30pm; and Sunday, 1-5:30pm. Surrounded by family and friends, including Alderman Van Johnson, the owners, Curtis and Taylor Washington, certified chefs cut … Continue reading “2-Chefs Southern Cuisine Take Out Restaurant Opens in West Savannah”

Bryan County Supports Savannah Technical College Precision Manufacturing Expansion

By | February 24, 2016

The board of directors of the Development Authority of Bryan County formally announced the $50,000 pledge toward a Precision Manufacturing expansion at Savannah Technical College at its February 17 meeting. The five-year commitment of $10,000 annually supports the College’s $10 Million major gifts campaign announced last year. “This is an important commitment for us,” said Board Chairman Derrick Smith. “Manufacturing … Continue reading “Bryan County Supports Savannah Technical College Precision Manufacturing Expansion”