2017 MLK Parade

By Savannah Tribune | January 18, 2017

St. Matthew’s Annual King and Queen Contest

By | January 18, 2017

The contestants were ages 3 to 5 years of age. Jayden Jest and Andrea Robinson;the son of Louis Jest and Jazmine McCombs and the daughter of Andre’ Robinson and Tamesha Jackson took 2nd Place. Kevin Williams and Alora Rasheed; the son of Kevin and Lynette Williams and daughter of Michael Porter took 1st place. Alex Williams and Layla Simmons were … Continue reading “St. Matthew’s Annual King and Queen Contest”

Alexis Stevens Earns Spot on Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University

By | January 18, 2017

Alexis Danielle Stevens of Savannah, Georgia has earned a spot on the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University. Alexis is the daughter of Tonia Jackson from Savannah, Georgia and the granddaughter of Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Jackson from Richmond HIll, Georgia. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester … Continue reading “Alexis Stevens Earns Spot on Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $12,500

By | January 18, 2017

United Way of the Coastal Empire’s President and CEO Gregg Schroeder lauded the philanthropic efforts of South State Bank and its employees. South State Bank’s Savannah Regional President Holden T. Hayes presented United Way with a $12,500 check to help provide disaster relief to victims and families affected by Hurricane Matthew. “This is a great way to start the New … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $12,500”

SCCPSS Junior Police Academy Induction Ceremony

By | January 18, 2017

Nearly 40 SCCPSS middle school students from four schools participated in an Induction and Recognition Ceremony for the newly developed SCCPSS Junior Police Academy Thursday evening. The National Junior Police Academy (JPA) is a multi-year year long program that is structured to simulate a professional Police Academy experience for youth between the ages of 10-18. The Goals and Objectives of … Continue reading “SCCPSS Junior Police Academy Induction Ceremony”

Board of Regents Approves Proposals to Consolidate Institutions

By | January 18, 2017

Last Wednesday the Board of Regents approved Chancellor Steve Wrigley’s recommendation for two consolidations within the University System of Georgia: Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University, and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) and Bainbridge State College. The two new institutions, respectively, will be named Georgia Southern University, to be led by President Jaimie Hebert, and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, … Continue reading “Board of Regents Approves Proposals to Consolidate Institutions”

Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Awarded Grant To Help Children Affected By Violence

By | January 18, 2017

The New York Life Foundation has donated a $100,000 grant to Hospice Savannah, Inc. to fund a two-year initiative entitled We the Living: A Community based Children’s Grief and Violence Support Network The grant supports developing specialized services to address the urgent and unique bereavement needs of 200 low-income, predominantly African American children and youth in Savannah Chatham County who … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Awarded Grant To Help Children Affected By Violence”

Wilson Installed As 61st President of HBA of Greater Savannah

By | January 18, 2017

Candler Wilson of Beacon Builders Inc. was recently installed as the 61st President of the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah (HBA). Wilson was installed by his father, James C. Wilson, Jr., (26th President), and by his brother, James Corde Wilson, III (50th President). The ceremony took place at the Savannah Marriott with over 240 members, family and friends. Born … Continue reading “Wilson Installed As 61st President of HBA of Greater Savannah”

Georgia Southern To Host Nikki Giovanni For Annual MLK Celebration

By | January 18, 2017

Georgia Southern University will welcome Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator, to campus on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 7:00 pm in the Georgia Southern’s Performing Arts Center (PAC), 847 Plant Drive, Statesboro . As the University’s 2017 MLK Celebration speaker, Giovanni will present her speech, “The Right to Dream,” for the annual event. Each year, the … Continue reading “Georgia Southern To Host Nikki Giovanni For Annual MLK Celebration”

Sports With Walter Moore

By | January 18, 2017

21st Century/Next Level Sports honored five high school student-athletes and five Living Legends at an event held January 11 at Wild Wings Cafe, located in Savannah’s City Market. According to their website, 21st Century Community Learning Center provides expanded academic enrichment opportunities for children attending selected schools and their families. Tutorial services and academic enrichment activities are designed to help … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”