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Consortium of Doctors, Inc. Recognizes Dr. Abigail Jordan

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Dr. Abigail H. Jordan, known affectionately as Dr. Abbie, was a pioneer of power in Savannah, and we honor her memory as a strong, courageous citizen of this city and state. Dr. Jordan passed in January of this year, in Atlanta with her only son Ken. Her Memorial Service was held at her home church St. Philip A.M. E. here … Continue reading “Consortium of Doctors, Inc. Recognizes Dr. Abigail Jordan”

Billionaire Speaker Pays Morehouse 2019 Grads Student Loans

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith said his family would pay off the Morehouse class of 2019 student debt during his commencement speech in front of nearly 400 students. While the total debt from all the students have yet to be calculated a Morehouse representative says Smith is pledging approximately $40 million dollars. Smith is the founder and … Continue reading “Billionaire Speaker Pays Morehouse 2019 Grads Student Loans”

Alabama and Georgia Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on last Tuesday signed a bill that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected. A heartbeat can be detected as early as 6 weeks, when most women don’t even know they are pregnant. This legislation is set to go into effect January 1, 2020. According to Planned Parenthood’s Southeast call center, “the full … Continue reading “Alabama and Georgia Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws”

Savannah Salutes The Late Sergeant Ansari

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

The city paused and saluted the fallen sergeant who chose to serve his country and his community. Scores of citizens stood by Saturday morning as the roar of motorcycles and sirens serenaded Sergeant Kelvin Bernard Ansari. He survived and honorably served in Iraqi, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia for two decades in the U.S. Army, before joining Savannah Police Department a … Continue reading “Savannah Salutes The Late Sergeant Ansari”

SCCPSS Students Help Build Tiny Houses for Homeless Veterans

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

As part of the Community Based Vocational Instruction (CBVI) program, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools have partnered with the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless and Joe Marchese Construction Company to provide vocational and living skills instruction for students of SCCPSS. Currently, five students from five different SCCPSS high schools are participating in a project to build tiny houses for homeless veterans. … Continue reading “SCCPSS Students Help Build Tiny Houses for Homeless Veterans”

Men of Liberty City Award Scholarships

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

In keeping with its goal of service to the community, in particular the youth and the elderly, The Men of Liberty City, Inc. awarded four $1000.00 scholarships for post-secondary education to 2019 graduates of A. E. . Beach High School. Since 2014, the organization has donated a total of $18,000.00 in individual student scholarships and donations to Savannah State University. … Continue reading “Men of Liberty City Award Scholarships”

Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

The City of Savannah Revenue Department will soon be temporarily moving operations from the Broughton Municipal Building, at Broughton and Abercorn, to the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Avenue. The department will close to the public on Tuesday, May 28, for the move, and will reopen on May 29 at the Civic Center. (There will be NO MORE SERVICES … Continue reading “Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move”

Remember the Ancestors. Tell the Stories.

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Join us on Memorial Day May, 27, 2019 @11:00-12:00 for Ancestor Grave Decoration Day at Midway First Presbyterian Church Cemetery located at 672 N. Coastal Highway Midway, GA. If you have ancestors, veteran soldiers or civilians, in the recent past as well as the distant past who are buried at Midway First Presbyterian Church Cemetery please come prepared to honor … Continue reading “Remember the Ancestors. Tell the Stories.”

Drive Thru Food Distribution Thursday Morning at Second Harvest

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia , located at 2501 E. President St. will host a Drive Thru Food Distribution for Low Income families on Thursday, May 23rd from 9 -11am while supplies last. This is first come, first served but income verification will be required by presenting an EBT or WIC card. Mary Jane Crouch, executive director of America’s … Continue reading “Drive Thru Food Distribution Thursday Morning at Second Harvest”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/ Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II• PowerPointSmall Business &Personal Use Classes• QuickBooks I & IIMicrosoft AccessPlease Call 912-447-6605