Last week our community lost one of its great leaders, though the word leader isn’t big enough to hold Howard Morrison, nor is there a word big enough to describe the impact he’s had on all of our lives.
At the start of every new year, our former General Sales Manager, Randy Peltier would change his route into work. He felt by driving a different way, it would change his perspective and give him a fresh start to each new year.
It may have a been a day late due to weather, and more than a few dollars short due to budget cuts by the City of Savannah, but, as the saying goes, the show must go on, and it did last Saturday as the City of Savannah lit up its Christmas Tree on the corner of Bull and Broughton Streets.
Veterans Day, as we now know it, started as Armistice Day to honor those who served in the great war. Later, in the early 1950s, the holiday was renamed to honor all veterans, hence the new name, Veterans Day.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and, while a month doesn’t seem long enough to focus on such a horrible disease that will affect nearly everyone watching this in one way or another, it is a start.
Last week, I was fully prepared to stand before you and question the quick triggers from both South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System board as Hurricane Florence was bearing down on the Atlantic Seaboard.
These days the definition of a hero can get a bit fuzzy. We all look to different avenues in life to find someone to emulate or to place on a pedestal, but make no mistake on this, over the weekend we lost a true American hero.