Back to School Showcase To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

We’re just weeks out from the start of the new school year and as SCCPSS families begin planning for their child’s return to the classroom, we invite them to attend our Back to School Showcase! The event will take place at the Savannah Mall on Saturday, July 28th from 9am to 2pm, and will be a one stop shop for … Continue reading “Back to School Showcase To Be Held”

Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Natreece Brooks, Recepient of the 2018 Rev. B. R. Mitchell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

The recipient of the 2018 Rev. Bennie R. Mitchell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is Natreece Brooks. Natreece Brooks is the daughter of Dionna and Marion Brooks, Jr. and the older sister of Nashay Brooks. She attended Windsor Forest High School from which she received her International Baccalaureate Diploma as an Honor graduate with a 4.0 GPA and ranked #4 in her … Continue reading “Natreece Brooks, Recepient of the 2018 Rev. B. R. Mitchell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship”

Savannah Businesses Team Up To Support Kids & Pros

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Savannah’s fourth annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Camps kicked off on Monday, July 23 with a check presentation to former Atlanta Falcons player Buddy Curry, the organization’s founder and executive director. The event was held at Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave. The 2018 camps are offered free to young athletes ages 7-13 and are made possible by this … Continue reading “Savannah Businesses Team Up To Support Kids & Pros”

2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Applications for the 40th annual MLK Day Parade in Savannah are now available, with a submission deadline of Nov. 30, 2018. The parade, one of the largest MLK Day events in the United States, will include up to 325 units of school marching bands, ROTC or military units, elected officials, faith groups, sororities and fraternities, businesses, schools and other organizations. … Continue reading “2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available”

City Holding Arena Construction Fair

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

The City of Savannah is encouraging disadvantaged businesses to RSVP for the Arena Construction Fair, a free event aimed at connecting subcontractors with the firms bidding on the Arena project. The Arena Construction Fair will be held at the Civic Center on August 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Potential subcontractors will have the opportunity to network with contractors … Continue reading “City Holding Arena Construction Fair”

City Begins Eminent Domain Process on Blighted Property

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

On Thursday, July 19 City Council held a special meeting to consider exercising the City’s eminent domain power made possible by 2017 changes to state law, which facilitated condemnation and redevelopment of terminally blighted properties. The eminent domain resolution presented to Council, passed unanimously. It was the City’s first condemnation undertaken pursuant to the new law and utilized changes that … Continue reading “City Begins Eminent Domain Process on Blighted Property”

Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire Upcoming Event(s)

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

The Rape Crisis Center will host a back to school/college self-defense class Sunday, August 5. Safer U: Self Defense Class – Back to School Edition The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire presentsa2hour“Safer U” self-defense class, facilitated by Todd Mashburn, a certified and experienced Krav Maga Instructor. The class will be hosted at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah, 520 … Continue reading “Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire Upcoming Event(s)”

Early Christmas For Greenbriar Children’s Center Residents & 2018 wRAP-Off Plans Unveiled

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Last Thursday, for the second consecutive year, Christmas came early for Greenbriar Children’s Center residents as members of the Women’s Auxiliary and the Laymen of the Berean Missionary Baptist Association delivered gift bags to the Center. During this event, plans were announced for the organization’s legendary wRap Off competition. Participants of the newly re-energized wRap Off fundraising campaign attended the … Continue reading “Early Christmas For Greenbriar Children’s Center Residents & 2018 wRAP-Off Plans Unveiled”

SSU Professor Emeritus Accepts National Award

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Matthew Gilligan, Ph.D., professor emeritus at Savannah State University (SSU), accepted an award from the White House and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on June 26, 2018. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognizes individuals and organizations across the country. Mentors guide students from the kindergarten through collegiate levels, as well as those who … Continue reading “SSU Professor Emeritus Accepts National Award”