City Opens New Sweetwater Fire Station

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

The City of Savannah held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new fire station at the Sweetwater Station subdivision last week. More than 40 community members and staff gathered to celebrate the opening of the fire station. The 9,760 square foot fire station will be the new home for Engine 15 and will replace the temporary facility … Continue reading “City Opens New Sweetwater Fire Station”

Embracing the Kwanzaa Principles

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

A Touch of Afrika Boutique and Cultural Shop will host a cultural awareness workshop entitled, Embracing the Kwanzaa Principles for the Uplift of Family and Community. The workshop will be held on this Saturday, December 22nd at 5:00 p.m. at the boutique, which is located at 2112 Sunset Blvd. If you would like additional information, please contact Lillian Grant-Baptiste at … Continue reading “Embracing the Kwanzaa Principles”

Kwanzaa Observance Association

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

House Cleaner Needed

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Nancy Wilson

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning “song stylist” and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist died last Thursday after a long illness at her home in Pioneertown, California. She was 81. Wilson, who retired from touring in 2011 was influenced by Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole and other stars. Wilson covered everything from jazz standards to “Little … Continue reading “Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Nancy Wilson”

The Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Celebrates The Kiddie Kotillion and Beautillion 2018

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

On December 9th, The Elmore Theatre at Savannah State University was transformed into a “Winter’s Wonderland” as The Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. celebrated The Kiddie Kotillion and Beautillion 2018. The winners of the crowns and titles were Ms. Samaria Stanley and Master Ahmed Keen-Avery, Jr. Ms. Samaria Faith Stanley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading “The Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Celebrates The Kiddie Kotillion and Beautillion 2018”

Savannah State Confers Three Honorary Doctorates On Alumni

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

During its commencement on Saturday, December 8, 2018, Savannah State University (SSU) conferred honorary doctoral degrees on three distinguished alumni. Annie B. Andrews ‘83 currently serves as the assistant administrator for Human Resource Management at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) where she oversees a strategic partnership between FAA leadership and human resource services for over 45,000 federal personnel across the … Continue reading “Savannah State Confers Three Honorary Doctorates On Alumni”

Savannah Native Honored By Black Women Film Network

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

The Black Women Film Network held their annual holiday party at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta on December 8, where over 500 film and television professionals convened to toast a year of excellence in Georgia’s production industry. The event recognized the work of several industry talent who were involved in hit movies and television shows filmed in Georgia. Among those … Continue reading “Savannah Native Honored By Black Women Film Network”

Woodville Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

The City of Savannah held a neighborhood sign unveiling for the Woodville neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. The neighborhood is located between West Bay Street and Louisville Road and bordered on the west by the Dundee Canal and on the east by Lynes Parkway. The new sign is located at the intersection of West Bay Street and Lissner Avenue. It was built … Continue reading “Woodville Unveils New Neighborhood Sign”

Visionary Freedom Fighter Don Rojas Recounts a Life of Service

By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

Don Rojas is the former editor of the New York Amsterdam News and former national communications director of the NAACP. He is currently at his home in Baltimore, Maryland and in need of our support He is battling bone cancer. A phone conversation with Don Rojas can easily begin with the subtlest of greetings – a friendly “hello,” and good … Continue reading “Visionary Freedom Fighter Don Rojas Recounts a Life of Service”