A tour guide reflects on his favorite customer queries
ONE OF my great loves as a walking tour guide is being able to interact with my tour group at the end of the evening in the form of a Q & A session. It is a chance for me to veer off-script, at least figuratively speaking, and talk about topics I don't normally cover in my allotted two hour timeframe.
Community Olympic Day is June 26, 9-noon at SSU
TIMOTHY KING, like many local minority youths, grew up in the marginalized community of East Savannah, an unsung sector of the city known for its rough conditions. “It was normal at the time,” he reflects.
A century and a half of freedom from slavery celebrated at the Jepson
ABRAHAM LINCOLN officially freed American's slaves in 1863, but it took a couple of more years for the Emancipation Proclamation to make its way to the people to whom it mattered most.
New Habitat for Humanity location is in former Food Lion location on MLK Jr Blvd.
“This isn’t your grandma’s ReStore,” assures Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Michael Weathers. “We have so much great stuff here.”
'Studies show that mental health and addiction counseling has the most value in terms of positive outcome, yet it’s the most underfunded community service,' she says. 'We’re bridging that gap, but it’s a lot bigger that we anticipated.'
With the mission of helping others gain new skills, they took their name from futurist Malcolm Gladwell, who popularized the Yiddish term for “accumulator of knowledge” in his influential book, The Tipping Point.