Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Alicia Montgomery from Atlanta, Georgia, and Rayne Clark from Pompano Beach, Florida, each received the President’s Second Mile Award at the 194th commencement ceremony for Savannah State University (SSU) on May 11, 2019. The award, which recognizes remarkable leadership on campus, in the Savannah community and beyond, is open to graduating seniors. Montgomery, a business management major, is a first-generation … Continue reading “Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award”

Police Officers Shot During Robbery Response

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Two police officers were shot last Saturday, May 11 while investigating a robbery at the Boyz II Men Barber shop on Bull St, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, 50, was rushed to the hospital and later died due to injuries. Officer Doug Thomas, 40, was also hospitalized. He was treated and released. Ansari served … Continue reading “Police Officers Shot During Robbery Response”

Savannah State President Gives Final Words At Graduation

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Savannah State University held its commencement ceremonies last Saturday, May 11. During the ceremonies University President Cheryl Dozier said her final words to students. Dozier is retiring after 8 years of leading Savannah State University. “What’s exciting is that I’ve had the opportunity to welcome almost all of you here because you all started after I did, except for a … Continue reading “Savannah State President Gives Final Words At Graduation”

The Savannah Community Along With The NAACP Mourns The Loss of Mrs. Lottie Banner

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The Savannah Branch Of The NAACP extends condolences and sympathy to the family of Mrs. Lottie Banner who transitioned on May 7th. We have lost our Youth Council Adviser who during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s was instrumental in the integration of the Savannah Beach at Tybee Island and the Daffin Park Pool. Mrs. Banner lead sit-ins and … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Along With The NAACP Mourns The Loss of Mrs. Lottie Banner”

Savannah Chef Awarded Regional Honor

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

On last Monday, May 6, the executive chef of the Savannah-based restaurant, The Grey, was awarded the 2019 James Beard award for best chef in the southeast. Mashama Bailey was nominated in the category for the second year in a row, and is the second woman of color to win a best chef regional Beard award. Bailey is the third … Continue reading “Savannah Chef Awarded Regional Honor”

Bethesda Academy Scholarship Gala Sets Stage for Graduation

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Bethesda Academy’s 2019 Scholarship Gala was held the evening of Friday, May 10, at the Plantation Club at The Landings. The Bethesda class of 2019 will graduate the following day at the school gym at 10 a.m. The speaker for the scholarship gala was Robert L. Brown, principal/ owner of R.L. Brown and Associates, an Atlanta architectural firm. Brown is … Continue reading “Bethesda Academy Scholarship Gala Sets Stage for Graduation”

First Annual Black Business Expo

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Last Wednesday, May 8, the Black Empowerment Movement Association (B.E.M.A.) hosted a Black Business Expo at the Temple of Glory Cafe to encourage black entrepreneurship and expose community members to local black businesses. The event hosted 30 vendors including massage therapists, newspapers, jewelry makers, local barber shops and more. “It’s the coming together of the African American community in terms … Continue reading “First Annual Black Business Expo”

Jabberwock 2019 – “A Strand of Cultured Pearls” … A New Twist

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

“Jabberwock 2019 – A Strand of Cultured Pearls” was a huge success. The event was held May 3, 2018 at The DeSoto Hotel’s Madison Ballroom. Jabberwock, an exclusive fundraising project of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a part of Delta’s tradition. The Jabberwock is a time-honored tradition of the ladies of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Savannah … Continue reading “Jabberwock 2019 – “A Strand of Cultured Pearls” … A New Twist”

Aneih Hernandez Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – April 2019

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Our featured Student of the Month representing the month of April attends Hubert Middle School and is in seventh grade. She is described as a student who is always on the ball and has proven herself to be a leader at her school. This student is noted for always upholding the school standards of striving for more and doing your … Continue reading “Aneih Hernandez Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – April 2019”

Tompkins Class of 1964 Monthly Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The Sophronia M. Tompkins High School Class of 1964 will meet on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Garden City Library meeting room, located at 104 Sunshine Avenue, Garden City, GA. All Class members are encouraged to please attend and invite another classmate to attend also, as we discuss planned … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of 1964 Monthly Meeting”