House Of Bread International Christian Fellowship

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Ring In 2018 With “Up The Cup” Countdown On River Street

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Raise a glass with us and celebrate the New Year in true Savannah style at the Savannah Waterfront Association’s 5th Annual “Up the Cup” countdown sponsored by Wet Willie’s. The New Year’s Eve celebration takes place Sunday, December 31st beginning at 2 PM on historic River Street. Live bands and DJs will rock Rousakis Plaza with a fantastic light show … Continue reading “Ring In 2018 With “Up The Cup” Countdown On River Street”

Savannah Librarian Receives National Public Service Honor

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Mary Jo Fayoyin, dean of library and media services at Savannah State University in Georgia, was recently,named a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. Fayoyin is being recognized for her leadership in transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning. She is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national … Continue reading “Savannah Librarian Receives National Public Service Honor”

Ben Karpf Announces Run for Chatham County Superior Court Judge

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Local attorney Benjamin Karpf today announced he will run for Judge of Chatham County Superior Court in 2018. Karpf, a Savannah native, is a partner with Bouhan Falligant LLP. He will seek to fill the position that will be vacated by his father, current Superior Court Judge Michael Karpf. Judge Michael Karpf recently announced his plan to retire at the … Continue reading “Ben Karpf Announces Run for Chatham County Superior Court Judge”

Chatham County Youth Commission Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

On Thursday, December 21, 2017, the Chatham County Youth Commission celebrated its 25th year with a reunion held at Ladell’s.Special Events Center on Abercorn St. The Chatham County Youth Commission was developed 25 years ago by former Chatham County Commissioner Dr. Priscilla D. Thomas and the Chatham County Commission. Since then, over 600 young people have graduated from the program … Continue reading “Chatham County Youth Commission Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Reunion”

City Council Passes 2018 Budget

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

The City of Savannah Mayor and Council adopted a $408 million overall budget on Thursday that makes significant investments in public safety, infrastructure, neighborhood revitalization, poverty reduction/economic development and leads to a more efficient government. FY18 Adopted Total Budget: $408,035,141 FY18 Adopted General Fund Budget: $182,246,578 Mayor Eddie De- Loach said, “I was proud Council passed a balance budget that … Continue reading “City Council Passes 2018 Budget”

MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc., announced plans for the 39th annual King Citywide Memorial Worship Service. The speaker will be the Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley., Pastor Emeritus of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia. This service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the historic Second African Baptist … Continue reading “MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced”

Swing Central Jazz Announces High School Jazz Bands To Participate In 2018 SMF

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Twelve of the nation’s top high school jazz bands have been selected to participate in the twelfth annual SWING CENTRAL JAZZ (SCJ) High School Jazz Band Competition & Workshop, an event produced by the Savannah Music Festival (SMF). Renowned jazz pianist/ composer/educator Marcus Roberts leads a group of more than 20 esteemed musicians/ educators as SMF’s Associate Artistic Director, along … Continue reading “Swing Central Jazz Announces High School Jazz Bands To Participate In 2018 SMF”

Metro Police Chief Announces Resignation

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Savannah- Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Chief Joseph Lumpkin announced his resignation last Friday. Chief Lumpkin joined SCMPD in November 2014. Chief Lumpkin will be the new deputy chief operating officer of public safety for DeKalb County, effective Jan. 28, 2018. He will be responsible for police, fire rescue, animal control, emergency management, 911 and medical examiner services. In a letter … Continue reading “Metro Police Chief Announces Resignation”

Gordon, Hapeville Wins Football Championship

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Congratulations are in order for former Savannah State football standout Winston Gordon and his Hapeville Charter Hornets for winning the 2017 GHSA Class AA state football championship on December 16 with a 35-23 victory over Rabun County. Hapeville finished the season with a 14-1 record. Gordon was one of seven former Savannah State players who served as a head coach … Continue reading “Gordon, Hapeville Wins Football Championship”