DeRenne Middle School Holds Beta Club Induction

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

DeRenne Middle School held their National Junior Beta Club Induction ceremony last Tuesday morning in the Library Learning Commons. Mrs. Wanda Hopkins, DeRenne Middle School Gifted Facilitator along with Mrs. Mary Jane Dobbin, World Studies coordinated the ceremony. Mr. Ralph Brown, DeRenne Middle School Teacher of the Year and 8th grade Georgia Studies Instructor presented the occasion and offered the … Continue reading “DeRenne Middle School Holds Beta Club Induction”

Hungry Club Forum Focuses On Youth Issues

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will again hold a youth issues forum entitled “When We Plant A Seed: What Lasting Gifts Can We Give to the Youth of Our Community?,” on Saturday December 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street in Savannah, GA. In 2009, the … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Focuses On Youth Issues”

Vote John Barrow

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

Police Killed the Wrong Man in Alabama Mall

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

On Thanksgiving night, a fight erupted in the Riverchase Galleria, a mall in Hoover, Alabama. The fight ended with a firearm being discharged, an 18-year-old male and a 12-year-old female being injured. The male was involved in the altercation and was shot twice, the female was an innocent bystander. When an officer whom was dispatched arrived at the scene the … Continue reading “Police Killed the Wrong Man in Alabama Mall”

The Emancipation Association Announces Its Annual Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

The 156th Emancipation Proclamation Worship Service is scheduled for Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m., at Greater Emmanuel Tabernacle, 1101 Stiles Avenue, Savannah, Georgia. Bishop Jay C. Kelly is the local pastor. The speaker for this historic celebration will be Bishop Benjamin Payne Collins, Prelate of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southeast Georgia Church of God in Christ. Choir members from … Continue reading “The Emancipation Association Announces Its Annual Celebration”

35th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

“Kwanzaa of Savannah, Inc., under the direction of its founder Dr. Dorothy Cohen, will be hosting its 35th annual cultural celebration from December 26, 2018 to January 1, 2019. Kwanzaa of Savannah, Inc. welcomes vendors, performing artists, visual artists, speakers, and community volunteers to take part in this year’s celebration. In addition, Kwanzaa of Savannah, Inc. is hosting a local … Continue reading “35th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration”

Minority-Owned Tech Startup Mixtroz Raises Over $1M for Networking Software

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

Birmingham, Ala. – Mixtroz, a minority and woman-owned tech startup specializing in connecting people at live events in real time, has reached the historic fundraising mark of $1 million. Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, the founding mother-daughter team behind Mixtroz, have joined the exclusive circle of only 40 black females to close $1 million in seed funding. “Achieving this milestone … Continue reading “Minority-Owned Tech Startup Mixtroz Raises Over $1M for Networking Software”

Yes, You Can Vote December 4th

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

If you are a Registered Voter, you can vote in the Runoff! Early Vote until November 30th, or vote at your assigned precinct on December 4th.

Did You Receive A Provisional Ballot On Nov 6th?

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

If You Received a Provisional Ballot During the November 6th Election, and you have not already verified your voter registration status or your identification with the Board of Elections, please call 912-604-7475 as soon as possible for assistance. You Must Verify Your Voting Status With The Board Of Elections On / Or Before Monday, December 3rd In Order To Early … Continue reading “Did You Receive A Provisional Ballot On Nov 6th?”

Dr. Olivia Hooker: Survivor, Then Historymaker

By Savannah Tribune | November 28, 2018

Olivia Hooker, a witness and survivor of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at only six years old and one of the first African-American women to join the U.S. Coast Guard in 1945, passed away last Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 103 years old. Dr. Olivia Hooker witnessed first-hand the horror and chaos that descended upon Tulsa, Oklahoma, particularly the wealthy … Continue reading “Dr. Olivia Hooker: Survivor, Then Historymaker”