Kim Gusby, WSAV News 3

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WSAV News 3

Savannah, GA, United States

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Past articles by Kim:

WSAV’s Kim Gusby reads to students for Read Across America Day

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — March 2 is all about books and students and the effort to get them together as much as possible. Several local schools took part in the Read Across America Day initiative. WSAV anchor Kim Gusby spent some time reading to students at Jacob G. Smith Elementary School Thursday morning. She shared […] → Read More

‘Weeping Time’ commemoration set for March 2-6

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Weeping Time Commemoration Committee is hosting its 2023 commemoration honoring the 429 people who were sold during what has been documented as the largest sale of enslaved Africans in U.S. history. Learn about the history of the event that occurred on March 2 and 3, 1859 in Savannah. The five-day […] → Read More

Savannah-born woman champions civil rights in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — There are champions—then there is Mercedes Wright Arnold. Someone who has been fighting for justice all her life. We asked her, Why did you get involved in the movement? “If you ask that question to almost any Black person, quote Negro as we were then, from my generation, they will tell […] → Read More

The Promised Land Farm cultivates local history

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Just off Monteith Road sits a rarity in these parts. “This is a farm setting surrounded by a city. And if you look at it, the city now is enclosing on the farm,” said Robert ‘Uncle Bob’ Johnson. Produce as far as the eye can see. “This time of the year… […] → Read More

In the segregated south, Savannah’s first black bus driver makes history

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The year was 1961—a then 28-year-old Roger Shank did something no black man in the city or the state of Georgia had ever done. He moved to the front of the bus to take his seat behind the wheel for The Savannah Transit Authority—now CAT. This was a bold move in […] → Read More

Savannah’s oldest Black motorcycle club creates lasting legacy

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Wind in their face, emblems on their backs and the open road ahead. “I feel like a rock star. Respect, love, loyalty. We have it all,” said James “Maintnaz” Sims. For nearly half a century, the soulful riders have cruised highways and byways near and far. Although Black motorcycle clubs have […] → Read More

MLK Observance Day Association parade returning to Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah MLK Observance Day Association will be holding its first parade since 2020. The event is set to take place throughout the city’s Historic District at 10 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Monday, Jan. 16. Deborah Adams, president of the MLK Observance Day Association, said it’s exciting […] → Read More

Sips at the Station raises total of $15k from 2022 events

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Organizers of a local monthly networking event celebrated their contributions to local charities, raking in more than $15,000 in 2022. Sips at the Station happens on the third Tuesday of every month during happy hour at the Ardsley Station restaurant in Savannah. Each event features special pop-up shops, raffle items and […] → Read More

Hundreds bring in New Year in Tybee Island’s Polar Plunge

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Hundreds of people started the New Year in the cold ocean on Tybee Island. The annual Polar Plunge happened on South Beach around noon on Sunday. Even though it has warmed up in recent days the ocean is still pretty cold. The annual event raises funds for the Tybee Post Theater. → Read More

Pay It Forward: Moncello Stewart

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — If paying it forward was a person, it would be Moncello Stewart. By profession, he’s an administrator in Savannah State University’s Maintenance and Facilities Department, but his passion is wrapped in community. “Born and raised in Savannah —Tatemville. I’m a west side baby. Haven, DeRenne, Beach High School. So, I came […] → Read More

‘Black Nativity’ musical coming to Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The musical “Black Nativity” is coming to Savannah this weekend. Legendary poet Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity” retells the birth of Christ through the lens of performing arts. This year marks the 11th year of the Performing Arts Collective of Savannah producing the show. Listed below are the showtimes at the Mosiac […] → Read More

Pay It Forward: One couple’s quest to cover feet, “Our socks are literally changing lives.”

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Socks are a seemingly simple accessory —but to one local couple, they are so much more. Alneata Kemp and her husband, David, have gone through the unimaginable. In 2012, they lost their daughter Courtney to an undiagnosed heart disease, just ten days shy of her 10th birthday. “After Courtney passed, as […] → Read More

Local church hosts breast cancer, domestic violence awareness fashion show

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — October is both Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The community is taking time to lift up survivors and hear their stories. Local survivors walked in a fashion show put on by Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship.They’ve been doing it for nearly eight years now, celebrating and honoring brave women. “Just […] → Read More

Brightside Advocacy Center unveils second supervised visitation center

SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) — Making foster children feel more comfortable as they are visiting with their parents and learning to grow as a family—that’s one of the missions of Brightside Child & Family Advocacy. Because of the overwhelming success of the program, Brightside cut the ribbon on a second “Bright House” location. The home is […] → Read More

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center hosts 4th annual fundraising gala

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) —It was a great weekend for the JC Lewis Primary Health Care Center and the people it serves. The agency hosted its 4th annual healthcare fundraising gala. Proceeds from the event go toward funding continued access to medical, dental, and behavioral health treatment services for those who are homeless, uninsured, or underinsured. […] → Read More

Pay It Forward: Three-time cancer survivor provides free hairstyles, support to survivors

Meet April Harmon Daniels SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Cancer can be isolating but one local hairstylist is helping other women feel connected and supported during their journey because she’s been there, not once, but three times. Now, she is paying it forward by pampering survivors. Once a year, during October, Turning Heads Salon opens its […] → Read More

Pay It Forward: Lloyd Johnson takes kids to court to inspire change

Do you know someone Paying It Forward in the community? Send your nominations to SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) — Lloyd Johnson is paying it forward by taking area kids to court in hopes of creating change. “I was working with the House of Representatives,” said Lloyd Johnson, retired prosecutor, “think I may have been the second Black subcommittee staff […] → Read More

Pay It Forward: Charlene Keith helps put food on the table for those in need

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — What started out as a small gesture by one Savannah woman has now grown into a massive mission to help put food on the tables of an entire community. This is what Charlene Keith, calls, “love in action.” For the past two years, her “ministry” as some call it, has been […] → Read More

Two students recieve Village Scholarship awards

SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) — Our very own Kim Gusby is paying it forward in her own way. Two college-bound students in Savannah State University’s Upward Bound program, are the 2022 recipients of her Village Scholarship awards. This morning Kim presented Lyrick Berry with a brand new computer while Terron Mott received a $500 check, and […] → Read More

Pay It Forward: Pair donates clothes, water to Savannah’s homeless

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The extreme heat isn’t kind to any of us but imagine not having a place to cool off or access to water or other resources. There’s a saying, “many hands make light work.” Twenty-year-olds Marcus Jackson and Tyson Speaks know this all too well. “Water, clothes, socks. Anything that can help the […] → Read More