Georgia Power and the Atlanta Business Chronicle Present New Scholarship For Outstanding Film Student

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Georgia Power and the Atlanta Business Chronicle announced today the inaugural Business of Film Rising Star Student Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship, presented today during the 2018 Business of Film event at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, will help a Georgia student pursuing a degree in film-related studies further his or her education. The scholarship will be awarded annually during … Continue reading “Georgia Power and the Atlanta Business Chronicle Present New Scholarship For Outstanding Film Student”

LaSone Grimes

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Sandy’s Boutique

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Ogeechee Road Widening Plans Showcase Thursday Night

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

A key section of Ogeechee Road/US 80/State Route (SR) 26 is currently scheduled for widening and reconstruction to better serve both drivers and bicyclists. The Georgia Department of Transportation will be on hand from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at Cloverdale Community Center, 1919 Cynthia St., Savannah, to answer questions and take comments about project designs. This … Continue reading “Ogeechee Road Widening Plans Showcase Thursday Night”

Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Darius Jackson, from Dublin, Georgia, and David Handler, from Los Angeles, Calif., each received the President’s Second Mile Award at the 193rd commencement ceremony for Savannah State University (SSU) on December 8, 2018. The award, which recognizes remarkable leadership on campus, in the Savannah community and beyond, is open to graduating seniors. Jackson, a biology education major, served as a … Continue reading “Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award”

Chatham County Sheriff ’s Office Hosting Dog Adoption Event

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Operation New Hope, a program of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, is hosting a dog adoption event on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. located in Parking Lot A of the Sheriff’s Complex at 1050 Carl Griffin Dr. 14 dogs, which have been leash and crate trained, will be up for adoption. All dogs are up-to-date on their shots and … Continue reading “Chatham County Sheriff ’s Office Hosting Dog Adoption Event”

Alderman Van Johnson To Serve As NLC Advisory Council Chairman

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

City of Savannah Alderman Van Johnson has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the NLC Advisory Board for the 2019 calendar year by National League of Cities’ (NLC) President, Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor of Gary, Indiana. The Advisory Council is made up of past board members who are still in elected local office who provide advice and input to the … Continue reading “Alderman Van Johnson To Serve As NLC Advisory Council Chairman”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Choir Concert & Dance Performance

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

“Celebrating 30 Years of Black History, Culture and Art” is the central theme of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for February 1-21, 2019. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts are offered for all ages and interests throughout the celebration. Special programs and activities during this festival will serve as tribute to the late Westley W. … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Choir Concert & Dance Performance”

6th Annual Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Tybee IS Savannah Beach!!! All are welcome! Savannah Beach will celebrate Dr. King’s 90th Birthday on Saturday January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm. The Parade Route will begin at 16th St. Walter Parker Pier and go to the Old School Cafeteria. Our theme is “All Life is inter-related in a single garment of Destiny.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Ann Levett, … Continue reading “6th Annual Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration”

At 92, “49” Still Getting His Just Due

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

At 92 years of age, Walter Bruce “49” Simmons, Sr. has done a lot for his family, his community and for his personal legacy. But the quiet demeanor with which he carries himself would cause one to neglect knowing the true essence of the man he is without sitting down with him and engaging him in conversation. Underneath the soft-spoken … Continue reading “At 92, “49” Still Getting His Just Due”