Social and Community News
Last Friday, Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church teamed up with J. C. Lewis Healthcare to provide COVID-19 testing to church members as well as neighborhood residents. Testing time was from 9am-noon in the church parking lot. Almost 100 individuals were tested. This partnership was in response to Mayor Johnson’s faith-based community efforts during the pandemic.
Health Department clinics, Environmental Health offices, and Coastal Health District offices will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2nd and remain closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. Clinics and offices will resume normal operations on Monday, July 6th. There will be no COVID-19 testing events operated by the Coastal Health District July 3-5. However, free testing … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing, Health Dept. Operational Schedule Leading Up to July 4th”
According to a Garden City police report, on last Monday, June 22, 2020 Aundrey Stewart was turning his car around in the driveway that belonged to Dmitri Bogatyrev. After a few words exchanged between the two, Mr. Bogatyrev was videod spitting in Mr. Stewart’s face. The video shows the two men confronting each other. You can hear Bogatyrev say he’s … Continue reading “Rally Held In Garden City In Support of Aundrey Stewart After Being Spit On”
The Savannah Chapter of Charms, Inc. eagerly began the year in September by working on continuing projects as well as planning new activities to fulfill our mission to function as “a civic, cultural and social organization of women dedicated to high cultural standards and humanitarian services that will improve the quality of life for all”. Charter Day was celebrated at … Continue reading “Charms, Inc. Savannah Chapter Year in Review 2019-2020”
The Georgia Department of Education announced today an online survey to get the public’s feedback on a waiver of the high-stakes testing requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the 2020-2021 school year. ESSA requires that the public and any interested school districts have an opportunity to comment and provide input on all waiver requests. State School Superintendent … Continue reading “Survey On Testing Waiver Available To The Public”
Bethesda Academy hosted an outdoor graduation ceremony to celebrate the school’s 16 graduating seniors. In adherence with social distancing guidelines, Bethesda provided tents for each graduate and his family, strategically placed six feet apart in a “U” formation surrounding a stage and podium in the middle of their historic campus. The President of Bethesda Academy, Dr. Michael Hughes, led the … Continue reading “Bethesda Academy Honors 2020 Class Outdoor Graduation Ceremony”
July is here and at Leopold’s Ice Cream that means two things: it’s National Ice Cream Month and time to prepare for the I Pledge for Ice Cream Project. As a sweet way to say, “Thank You for Your Patriotism,” Leopold’s Ice Cream will give any child at or below the age of 12 (accompanied by an adult) who can … Continue reading “Leopold’s Ice Cream Launches 10th Annual I Pledge For Ice Cream Project In July”
On Tuesday, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, signed an emergency order requiring the public to wear masks or face coverings within the City of Savannah. “Frankly and honestly, I do not believe we have another choice,” Mayor Johnson said. “Our seven day rolling average (of new cases) is 43, which is a new record, and our 14-day rolling average is … Continue reading “Mayor Johnson Signs Emergency Order Requiring Face Coverings in Savannah”
The Savannah High Class of 1982 is searching for classmates to make this year’s reunion our most successful yet. If you are one of our classmates, or if you’re in contact with one, please reach out to Relious “Edric” Stephenson III @ (414)405-7106 or e-mail us @ SHS1982class@gmail.com for information on joining in on the fun!
The monthly meeting of the Cann/Jackson Park Neighborhood Association will not be held until further notice. This is due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and Social Distancing. Stay Safe! Carmelita Maynard, President