Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For The New Haven Elementary School To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Haven Elememtary School will be held on Thursday, July 27,2017at10a.m. Join us as we celebrate the completion of the new Haven Elementary! located at 5111 Dillon Ave in Savannah

CAT Announces Electric Bus Demonstration

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

Chatham Area Transit (CAT) will be participating in a 4-day demonstration of a Proterra Catalyst electric bus beginning Monday, July 31. The electric bus, on loan to CAT during this period will shadow selected CAT routes concluding Thursday, August 2. The 40-foot Catalyst electric bus is manufactured by Proterra, a Silicon Valley company with its manufacturing base in Greenville, S.C. … Continue reading “CAT Announces Electric Bus Demonstration”

Jasper Ocean Terminal New To The Port of Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

On Thursday, August 3 at 6p.m. Ships of the Sea Museum will present a FREE lecture with Dr. Thomas G. Anderson, Captain, USN, Ret. on the Jasper Ocean Terminal, a new container ship terminal being planned for the Port of Savannah. This terminal will be located near the mouth of the Savannah River and will have the capacity to serve … Continue reading “Jasper Ocean Terminal New To The Port of Savannah”

City Council Votes To Dissolve SCMPD

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

The Savannah City Council voted 8-0 today to send Chatham County a six-month notice of termination to dissolve the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, effective February 1, 2018. On that date, the City plans to begin operating a separate Savannah Police Department to focus on public safety in the City of Savannah. The move comes after Mayor DeLoach and City … Continue reading “City Council Votes To Dissolve SCMPD”

Rep. Carl Gilliard To Host The “Dream Program”

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City), along with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, will host the “Dream Program” on Monday, August 14, 2017, at the Southside Savannah Library (Oglethorpe Mall Library at 7 Mall Annex) in Savannah. There will be two program sessions, the first session will begin at 10 a.m., and the second session will begin at 5 … Continue reading “Rep. Carl Gilliard To Host The “Dream Program””

Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson Steps Down

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

Francys Johnson, the 38-year-old civil rights attorney and pastor from Statesboro, stepped down as president of the Georgia NAACP Saturday at the 108th National Convention in Baltimore. Johnson is credited with restoring the voting rights litigation prowess of NAACP in Georgia while attracting younger professionals and bridging the gaps in Georgia between millennial activists groups such as Black Lives Matter. … Continue reading “Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson Steps Down”

SCMPD To Honor Employees

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

The Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will honor dozens of officers and staff members at a Years of Service ceremony on Wednesday, July 26. The 46 men and women represent nearly every facet of the police department including patrol officers, investigators, communications officers, special operations personnel, administrative assistants and much more. The ceremony will take place at 2:00 p.m. at … Continue reading “SCMPD To Honor Employees”

Planet Fitness Teams Up With The Boys & Girls Club for School Supply Drive

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

Each year families spend an average of $687.72 on back-to-school shopping, with $114.12 of that amount going toward school supplies alone, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey. Planet Fitness of Savannah is helping to ease the burden, by holding their annual School Supply Drive. This year, Planet Fitness is teaming up with the Boys & Girls Club … Continue reading “Planet Fitness Teams Up With The Boys & Girls Club for School Supply Drive”

St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church 50th Church Anniversary Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

The St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate 50 (Golden) years Church Anniversary Celebration, 7:00 PM Nightly; July 26-28, 2017 with various churches in charge of Worship. The Celebration will culminate on Sunday, July 30th at 4:00 PM with Bishop Dr. Norris E. Darden and the New Generation Baptist Church family. Bishop Norris Darden was born in San Antonio, Texas … Continue reading “St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church 50th Church Anniversary Celebration”

New Charter School Celebrates Grand Opening on First Day of School

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

Savannah- Chatham County’s newest school will open its doors to students on August 3, 2017 with a ribbon-cutting event at the school from 8:30-9:00 a.m. Susie King Taylor Community School (SKTCS) is located at 1709 Bull Street, Savannah, GA. The school will open in a beautiful building, circa 1904, that most recently housed Notre Dame Academy. The community will gather … Continue reading “New Charter School Celebrates Grand Opening on First Day of School”