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The Chatham County Legislative Delegation, along with other local elected and appointed Chatham County officials, held “Lobby Your Legislator Day” on last Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Southwest Chatham Library in Savannah. During “Lobby Your Legislator Day,” Chatham County officials were available to provide information to the community regarding Georgia’s new voting machines, … Continue reading “Chatham County Delegation Held “Lobby Your Legislator Day””
Larry Meyers Stepped Out Of Race To Endorse Linda Wilder Bryan For City Of Savannah 3rd District Council Seat
Larry Meyers announced his withdrawal from the race for 3rd District Savannah City Council and will endorse opponent, Linda Wilder Bryan, at a public event held Friday, August 30 at 2304 Alabama Avenue. Meyers will be taking his own campaign sign down and replacing it with Bryan’s sign. Special Guests former Mayor Edna Jackson and former County Commissioner Tony Center, … Continue reading “Larry Meyers Stepped Out Of Race To Endorse Linda Wilder Bryan For City Of Savannah 3rd District Council Seat”
Road to the 2019 City Elections: Part 2 – Who and What Are on the Ballot and What It Means to You and Yours?
With standing room only on Saturday September 7, 2019, the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) “Harnessing the Power of Collaboration on the issues of today and tomorrow,” kicked off the community’s first look at those who have met the Qualifying requirement to appear on the November 5, 2019 ballot for aldermanic seats on the Savannah City Council. The … Continue reading “Road to the 2019 City Elections: Part 2 – Who and What Are on the Ballot and What It Means to You and Yours?”
The St. Philip AME Church, 613 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Savannah, Georgia under the leadership of pastor, The Rev. Jai S. Haithco, Sr. will be hosting an “Eason For Bishop Reception”. We invite the community to come and share in this endeavor and spend time with The Rev. Dr. Gregory Vaughn Eason, Sr. The Rev. Dr. Gregory Vaughn Eason, … Continue reading ““Eason For Bishop” Event At St. Philip A.M.E. Church”
If you or someone you know is a member of the A.E. Beach High School Class of 1970, please e-mail your contact information to Pamela Rountree at AEBCO1970@ GMAIL.COM. Details will be sent to you about the 50TH reunion events which is scheduled for June 26th through the 28th 2020. Hope to hear from you very, very soon.
The City of Savannah, Keep Savannah Beautiful, and Savannah State University are partnering to host the third annual recycling day event on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The City and the Environmental Science Department at SSU encourage residents to bring any paper, glass, plastic, or cooking grease to the T.A. Wright Stadium Parking Lot. De’Anna Dudley, … Continue reading “City and Partners Hosting Third Annual Recycling Day”
The Chatham County Health Dept. Hurricane Registry is for people with functional, access, or medical needs and no way to evacuate before a storm. As tropical weather activity increases in the Atlantic, the Chatham County Health Department has an urgent reminder: if you have medical or physical challenges and no way to evacuate the county, you must apply in advance … Continue reading “Coastal Residents Urged to Apply in Advance for the Hurricane Registry”
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Georgia District Office is honored to present a no-cost forum open to all starting and existing entrepreneurs on September 13th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in Savannah, Georgia at the Savannah Technical College, located at 5717 White Bluff Road, Learning Enrichment Center, Savannah, GA, 31405. Following the SAM signing, the UGA Small Business Development … Continue reading “US Small Business Administration (SBA) Partnering with Savannah Technical College”
Coastal residents who lost power during recent storms may be concerned about the food in their refrigerators – and with good reason. Without electricity, perishable food in refrigerators and freezers may spoil, and eating spoiled food could make people sick. A good post-storm safety mantra for refrigerated and frozen food is, “When in doubt, throw it out.” Spoiled food doesn’t … Continue reading “Food Safety After a Power Outage: When in Doubt, Throw It Out”
City of Savannah/Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Set to Cut the Ribbon and Dedicate a Home in Savannah Shines Neighborhood
The City of Savannah and Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity will officially hand over the keys to Darrell Scott in the Edgemere-Sackville Neighborhood, 1116 East 55th Street, on September 25th at 9 a.m. This is a major partnership along with YouthBuild, Land Bank Authority and Community Housing Services Agency in the first Savannah Shines neighborhood. (This event was initially scheduled … Continue reading “City of Savannah/Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Set to Cut the Ribbon and Dedicate a Home in Savannah Shines Neighborhood”