The Savannah Tribune Remembers the Legendary Donna Summer

By | May 23, 2012

Donna Summer, affectionately coined the “Queen of Disco,” died at her Naples, Fla. home after battling lung cancer. She was 63. “Early this morning, surrounded by family, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith,” her family said in a statement. Family members say she suffered from lung cancer, a fact she kept … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Remembers the Legendary Donna Summer”

The American Legion Post 500 to Conduct Memorial Services for all Veterans

By | May 23, 2012

The American Legion Post 500 will conduct memorial services for “all veterans of the great wars” on May 28th (Memorial Day) at 11:00 A.M. at Laurel Grove South Cemetery. The cemetery is located off Ogeechee Road at East 37th and Kollock Street. The public is cordially invited to attend. Memorial Day, the back drop for the American Post 500, is … Continue reading “The American Legion Post 500 to Conduct Memorial Services for all Veterans”

Consortium of Doctors, Ltd. to Dedicate African-American Family Monument

By | May 23, 2012

The Consortium of Doctors, LTD will hold its 21st annual meeting in Savannah, July 26 through July 29, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. On Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 1pm -3pm the organization will celebrate the 10th anniversary and rededication of the first African-American family monument in America which is located on the historic Savannah Riverfront. Rev. Dr. John … Continue reading “Consortium of Doctors, Ltd. to Dedicate African-American Family Monument”

20th Annual Kiss-a-Pig Campaign Ends, Winners Kiss the Pig

By | May 23, 2012

The largest fundraiser of the year for American Diabetes Association , Kiss-a-Pig, ended on Saturday, May 19 at a gala at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The campaign raised $326,000. The 2012 theme, “Sowvivor… Outwit, Outplay, Outlast Diabetes,” was a spoof of the ever-popular Survivor reality show franchise. The theme was especially appropriate since Joslin Medalist Dave Smith, the Chairman of … Continue reading “20th Annual Kiss-a-Pig Campaign Ends, Winners Kiss the Pig”

Thomas to be Honored at West Broad Street YMCA

By | May 23, 2012

On Tuesday, May 29 at 10 am, the West Broad Street YMCA will honor Dr. Priscilla Thomas for her work with the children of Chatham County. Dr. Thomas has been instrumental in the lives of many children for many years,” says Board Chair Darrell Naylor-Johnson. “Our board wishes to recognize her service as an example to others and to thank … Continue reading “Thomas to be Honored at West Broad Street YMCA”

Bryant Announces Candidacy for Savannah School Board District 3

By | May 23, 2012

Jabari R. Bryant announced his candidacy for the Savannah Chatham County School Board District 3 position 7:00 pm May 12, 2012 to dozens of enthusiastic supporters at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant on Skidaway Road. Jabari Bryant is a graduate of the Savannah Chatham County Public School System and the University System of Georgia. Finishing H.V. Jenkins High School and Georgia State … Continue reading “Bryant Announces Candidacy for Savannah School Board District 3”

Gillespie to Seek Candidacy for Chatham County Commission District 3

By | May 23, 2012

Bill Gillespie has announced his plan to seek the candidacy for the Chatham County Commission serving District 3. The Democratic Primary election will be held on July 31, 2012. With a military background, including leadership experience, Gillespie retired from the U.S. Army in 2007 as a Lt. Colonel after serving our country for 23 years. He has led organizations of … Continue reading “Gillespie to Seek Candidacy for Chatham County Commission District 3”

Mayor Bronco Bostick Named Male Extraordinaire

By | May 23, 2012

Bronco Bostick, winner of the 2011 Male Extraordinaire Spirit of Excellence Business Award has won a landslide victory over his opponent Sal Arzillo for a second term as Hardeeville’s first African American Mayor. In addition to being named the 2011 Male Extraordinaire, he is the recent recipient of many awards including the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Citizen of the Year … Continue reading “Mayor Bronco Bostick Named Male Extraordinaire”

Guilford to Speak at Bull Street Library

By | May 23, 2012

Nutritionist Carolyn Guilford of Health Restoration Consulting will speak at a seminar entitled “ Getting Started With Raw” Sunday May 27th at 4 PM, in the auditorium of the Bull Street Library in Savannah. The event is free and open to all. As a nutritionist, Carolyn will open the discussion, and show a film which tells the evidence based story … Continue reading “Guilford to Speak at Bull Street Library”

Graduation Ceremony for Officers Staffing New Jail Expansion Held

By | May 23, 2012

On May 18, 2012 19 new officers were sworn in, who had just completed the six-week Basic Jail Officer Training course. Class 04-12: Jesse Byrd, Class President, Sheila Bryant-Baker, Nicholas R. Flerl and Jeremy Grissom. Class 05-12: Jamilah Falero, Class President, Addie Cochran, Vice President, Damien Branch, Corey Harper, Adam Harvey, Antonio Hodges, Lavon Lowe, Prentiss McMullen, Craig Smiley, James … Continue reading “Graduation Ceremony for Officers Staffing New Jail Expansion Held”