The Ray Gaster Sign – A Call To Action

By | August 22, 2012

This sign that Ray Gaster of Gaster Lumber & Hardware recently posted at one of his company’s locations is more than appalling, and as a citizen and member of the business community in Savannah, I simply cannot stand by without voicing an opinion. We, at The Savannah Tribune, have made concerted efforts to print positive news, and to conduct ourselves … Continue reading “The Ray Gaster Sign – A Call To Action”

Chatham County Democratic Committee Announces Buttimer Honorees

By | August 22, 2012

The Chatham County Democratic Committee’s annual major fundraising dinner, the Buttimer Dinner, is tentatively scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at 6p.m. at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. At its recent August monthly meeting, the CCDC named its Buttimer Award Honorees for 2012: Patrick Shay: Has long been a dedicated public servant. Pat was elected three times to … Continue reading “Chatham County Democratic Committee Announces Buttimer Honorees”

CASA’s 5th Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars Kick-Off

By | August 22, 2012

Savannah/ Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. presented its Fifth Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars with a Kick- Off Party to announce the 2012 line up on Thursday Aug. 16, 2012 at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. 12 of Savannah’s local celebrities were introduced to showcase their “hidden” talents and begin their fundraising. This casual, networking event was opened to the public. … Continue reading “CASA’s 5th Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars Kick-Off”

Democratic Committee Encourages Church Members to participate in Early Voting

By | August 22, 2012

On Sunday Aug. 12 the Democratic Committee along with Rev. Clarence Williams, Meredith Lilly and other ministers encouraged early voting among members of their congregation at First Tabernacle Baptist Church. The goal of the committee is to make sure every member is registered to vote and will vote by Nov. 4. For more information about early voting and how to … Continue reading “Democratic Committee Encourages Church Members to participate in Early Voting”

Jackson Jr.’s Wife Says He’s Showing Progress

By | August 22, 2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. collapsed on June 10, and is now being treated for gastrointestinal and mental health issues. Chicago Alderwoman Sandi Jackson, said in a statement this weekend that her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr. who collapsed on June 10, is getting treated for gastrointestinal and mental health issues, and that while he’s still “very depressed” he’s showing some progress. Sandi … Continue reading “Jackson Jr.’s Wife Says He’s Showing Progress”

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held at Largo-Tibet Elementary

By | August 22, 2012

In a recent ribbon cutting ceremony the Savannah- Chatham County Public School System marked the opening of the new classroom wing at Largo-Tibet Elementary School. Members of the public, elected officials, Largo-Tibet students, staff and faculty, SCCPSS Administration, and members of the Savannah-Chatham County Board of Public Education were all present to acknowledge the dedicated individuals committed to the on-time … Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held at Largo-Tibet Elementary”

RockFestival of Fun Back-2-School Event Coming Soon

By | August 22, 2012

The RockFestival of Fun Back-2-School event takes place on August 24 – 25 at Overcoming by Faith Ministries in Savannah. Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m. It is a free family Drive-in Movie featuring the animated movie “The Lorax” with plenty of free popcorn and drinks! On Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the RockFestival of Fun … Continue reading “RockFestival of Fun Back-2-School Event Coming Soon”

Community Center to Host Session

By | August 22, 2012

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) is a federally funded grant that supports the creation of after-school programs. An informational session will be held for potential service providers on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 at 10am at Woodville- Tompkins Technical High School (151 Coach Joe Turner Street) For more information, please call Aldric Dekle, Project Director, at (912) 395-5686

Florentino Lopez, Beloved Savannah Police Officer, Passes

By | August 22, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ret., SCpl. Florentino Lopez. Ret., SCpl. Florentino Lopez passed away at 2 p.m., this afternoon. SCpl Lopez joined Savannah Police Department October 1, 1984 and worked his last day May 31, 2012. His effective retirement date would have been August 31, 2012. He is survived locally by his wife … Continue reading “Florentino Lopez, Beloved Savannah Police Officer, Passes”

DeAnn Bing Completes Residency Program at Morehouse School of Medicine

By | August 22, 2012

DeAnn E. Bing, the daughter of James & Annie Bing, and the granddaughter of Mrs. Queen E. Bing has completed her residency program at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Bing is a native of Savannah and proud graduate of A.E. Beach High School, Spelman College and Ross University School of Medicine. She received her certificate of completion of the Residency … Continue reading “DeAnn Bing Completes Residency Program at Morehouse School of Medicine”