Andria Segedy, SavannahNow

Andria Segedy

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Savannah, GA, United States

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  • Bluffton Today

Recent articles by Andria:

Telfair Museums helps Savannah residents reflect on pandemic through art

Telfair Museums helps Savannah residents reflect on pandemic through art → Read More

Savannah Kwanzaa events open for public celebration

Savannah Kwanzaa events open for public celebration → Read More

Steve Bisson captured Savannah with his camera

Savannah Morning News Chief Photographer Steve Bisson retired at the end of November. As an award-winning visual journalist and historian, Steve had documented his hometown and Coastal Georgia for more than four decades. Much has changed during that time. We have his photographs to show us. Steve shared his thoughts on his career and his retirement: "I’m leaving the newspaper after 42 years of… → Read More

Savannah State graduate earns National Black College Hall of Fame status, Lifetime Achievement Award

Because of her early teaching in rural Georgia in the mid-1950s and her initiating innovative programs since then for students and teachers nationwide, → Read More

Veterans Day events, parade to be held by Veterans Council of Chatham County

The Veterans Council of Chatham County has five upcoming events to celebrate Veterans Day, according to council Chairman Joe Higgins.The 3rd Infantry → Read More

Calm, not chaos, define Election Day in Chatham County

Long lines, voting machine failures and protests were all concerns on the minds of voters entering Tuesday’s Election Day.But in Chatham County and surrounding areas, the process was about as seamless as anyone could hope. Casting ballots was fairly routine, even in the first general election of the pandemic.It wasn’t perfect, of course. There were some locations where social distancing was… → Read More

Eight Savannah area programs benefit from One Hundred Children’s Foundation grants

Just shy of $100,000, The One Hundred Children’s Foundation recently provided a boost of funding to eight nonprofit organizations that will build something different, provide positive activities for children diagnosed with cancer or diabetes or sickle cell disease, and offer respite to more parents.The foundation raised the bulk of the money before the COVID-19 pandemic caused businesses to… → Read More

Man who scaled radio tower in Hinesville brought down safely

A man who spent hours on top of a radio tower in Hinesville was safely brought down shortly before 2 p.m. Monday, according to Hinesville Police Chief → Read More

10 Savannah nonprofits benefit from $65,000 in donations from Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island

Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club is helping kids with meeting their classroom goals. Park Place Outreach will create an outdoor recreational space for basketball and other activities. Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center will purchase supplies and equipment needed to implement a new group counseling program for youth ages 12-17 who have been sexually abused.These are among 10 nonprofit programs… → Read More

Rosh Hashanah tradition adapts with constraints of COVID-19 in Savannah

While the Jewish New Year is celebrated starting at sundown Friday through nightfall Sunday, the gathering of friends and family won’t be the same during the pandemic.As they did in April during Passover, Chabad of Savannah will deliver meals to 100 people still separated from family during Rosh Hashanah. For this High Holiday, there will also be two outdoor services at Starland Yard and there… → Read More

Savannah’s St. Vincent’s Academy shines light on women’s right to vote

The first woman to vote in Kyleigh Wheeless’ family was her grandmother’s grandmother, born in the late 1800s."One thing my grandma told → Read More

Horizons Savannah provides $5,000 in school supplies to public school students

Some public school students in Horizons Savannah’s summer learning program received much needed school supplies Saturday and can look forward to the → Read More

Savannah captured in photos for Historic Savannah Foundation contest

Cecilia Morris found herself with time to spend on her love of films during the start of the coronavirus pandemic and ended up with the first place photo → Read More

St. Vincent’s Academy ARTrageous online fundraiser to benefit students

St. Vincent's Academy is holding an online art auction starting Monday to replace its Martinis & Masterpiece fundraiser that has been silenced by the coronavirus pandemic, said Christina Winters, director of advancement at St. Vincent's.The reinvented art auction is named ARTrageous, with more than 80 pieces to bid on. Preview the art online at artrageousatsva.givesmart.com where bidding runs… → Read More

Bryan County election 2020: Candidates to face off in November for Sheriff’s spot

Republican Mark D. Crowe and Democrat Al Hagan will face off Nov. 3 for the Sheriff’s post in Bryan County following their Primary Election wins → Read More

Chatham County election day marred by human error, government squabbles, voter confusion

After being postponed twice because of COVID-19, Georgia’s general primary election on Tuesday, June 9 was rife with human error, equipment → Read More

Savannah woman adds sidewalk color to community, raises funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Sidewalk chalk art. It started as a fun thing to do during self-isolation and social distancing. It has morphed into the ability to resurrect Christie → Read More

Passover meals shared in Savannah despite isolation

A 95-year-old woman, a congregant of Chabad of Savannah, will be celebrating her first Passover alone Wednesday, April 8. Even so, she will be able to → Read More

Southbridge blood drive Wednesday draws mayors, county commissioners, citizens

Grand Lake Club at Southbridge hosted a blood drive Wednesday, April 1, on behalf of the American Red Cross.Grand Lake Club General Manager Tara → Read More

Park Place Outreach tightens intake rules because of coronavirus, stays connected to homeless, at risk youth

Park Place Outreach remains open for taking in youth for its residential program and is working over the phone connecting with its after-school program → Read More