City Installs Cigarette Receptacles on River Street

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

The City of Savannah has installed new cigarette receptacles along River Street to bring awareness to cigarette litter through the initiative “Georgia’s Coast is Not an Ashtray” The receptacles are located along the north side of River Street across from Kevin Barry’s, Wet Willies, and the Warehouse. The goal of the educational campaign is to bring awareness to the nation’s … Continue reading “City Installs Cigarette Receptacles on River Street”

Step Up Awarded $35,000 By The Annie E. Casey Foundation

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

Step Up Savannah received a grant of $35,000 from the Annie E. Casey Foundation to advance policies that improve household financial security. Step Up will collaborate with statewide partners, such as the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute and Georgia Financial Protection Coalition, to advance the Georgia Work Credit – a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Individuals, social service organizations, … Continue reading “Step Up Awarded $35,000 By The Annie E. Casey Foundation”

Black Panther Dominates The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, formally the MTV Movie Awards, was held this Monday, July 18 in Los Angeles, CA. Tiffany Haddish was the comedic host for the night and competed for two Golden Popcorns of her own with nominations for Scene Stealer and Best Comedic Performance, which she won, for her role in “Girls Trip.” Black Panther … Continue reading “Black Panther Dominates The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards”

Will Savannah City Council Eliminate the Proposed Fire Fee?

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

After several town hall meetings across the city, Savannah City Council has asked staff to review the 2018 budget in order to come up with an alternative plan of budget cuts. A revised plan without the proposed fire fee will be presented to City Council at their regular meeting to be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Despite objections from … Continue reading “Will Savannah City Council Eliminate the Proposed Fire Fee?”

Savannah Omegas Help Dedicate Historical Marker

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

On June 7, 2018, several Brothers of Mu Phi Chapter of Savannah, Georgia joined Brother Robert E. James and a large crowd of Savannah community leaders in dedicating a Historical Marker saluting the founder of Carver State Bank, Louis B. Toomer. The Toomer Historical Marker is the first such tribute to an African American by the Georgia Historical Society in … Continue reading “Savannah Omegas Help Dedicate Historical Marker”

Christian League of Players Banquet Planned

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

The Christian League of Players Award Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. The banquet will be held at Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship, 425 Montgomery Crossroad, Savannah. The speaker will be Dr. Phillip W. Cooper, Jr. Dr. Cooper is a native Savannahian, a local dentist, a family man, and a basketball enthusiast. He received his Doctor … Continue reading “Christian League of Players Banquet Planned”

Dr. Patrice Harris, First African-American Woman Elected President-Elect Of AMA

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates elected Patrice A. Harris, MD, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, as its president-elect at the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago Tuesday. She is the first African-American woman to win the office, and when she assumes the post of AMA president in June 2019, Dr. Harris also will be the Association’s first African-American female … Continue reading “Dr. Patrice Harris, First African-American Woman Elected President-Elect Of AMA”

Delta Solutions, Inc. Presents An “Unbelievably Amazing” Evening

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

Savannah Civic Center’s Johnny Mercer Theatre was the scene of Delta Solutions, Inc. and Tigers ROCK Group’s signature “Unforgettable Pageantry” event, “UNBELIEVABLY AMAZING!” On Saturday, June 16, 2018 contestants from ages 4 – 12 graced the stage in a stellar performance in support of the charitable pageant event. Through their dedication and commitment to the cause, and through community supporter’s … Continue reading “Delta Solutions, Inc. Presents An “Unbelievably Amazing” Evening”

Precious Gems Junior Debutante Cotillion Held

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, the audience in King-Frazier Ballroom at Savannah State University was dazzled, by the talent, beauty, and graciousness of fourteen young ladies as they made their debut. The 19th Precious Gems Junior Debutante Cotillion was the culminating event of a two- year journey for these middle school scholars as Precious Gems sponsored by Moving All Races … Continue reading “Precious Gems Junior Debutante Cotillion Held”

The New & Improved Rock ‘N’ Roll Experience In 2018

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

For over 20 years, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series has made running fun by infusing each course with live bands, cheer teams and more. In 2018, we are resetting our focus to deliver best-in-class running events where music is core and our community encourages participants to feel like they are something bigger than themselves. We are improving from start … Continue reading “The New & Improved Rock ‘N’ Roll Experience In 2018”