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Lineup for 29th Season of the Savannah Music Festival Announced

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is dedicated to presenting worldclass celebrations of the musical arts by creating productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. The 29th festival season runs from March 29th through April 14th, 2018. The 29th season of the Savannah Music Festival features the most ambitious classical music programming to … Continue reading “Lineup for 29th Season of the Savannah Music Festival Announced”

Chatham County Announces Jeffrey M. Hadley as Head of the Chatham County Police Department

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

A national search by a third-party employment recruiter (Stanton Chase of Atlanta), highly recommended Jeffrey M. Hadley, public safety chief of Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the position of the head of the Chatham County Police Department. Chatham County Manager Lee Smith and his management team interviewed Chief Hadley and made an offer of employment which he accepted on Monday, November 6, … Continue reading “Chatham County Announces Jeffrey M. Hadley as Head of the Chatham County Police Department”

Historic Wins for Democrats Include Brendon Barber

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

There are many takeaway from last week’s Election Day victories but one thing is certain: Democrats are back in a big way. We won because Democrats were united around our values, worked in partnership with groups across the country and elected diverse Democrats up and down the ballot. Georgia in particular had some big wins with three African-American mayors being … Continue reading “Historic Wins for Democrats Include Brendon Barber”

SSU Founders Day Awards Spotlight Remarkable Achievements

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Savannah State University (SSU) will celebrate Founders Day on Thursday, November 16, a commemoration of those who established the school and a celebration of the members of the SSU family. SSU will honor three individuals during the ceremony in the Student Union ballroom at 10 a.m. This year’s speaker will be Carolyn V. Jordan, D. Min., descendant of Major Richard … Continue reading “SSU Founders Day Awards Spotlight Remarkable Achievements”

Pastors & Community Leaders Join Together To End Gun Violence

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

On last Tuesday morning, over 30 pastors and elected officials gathered with community leaders to announce their fight against the gun violence that continues to happen throughout our streets and neighborhoods. The Savannah Alliance of Pastors led by Rev. Da Henri Thurmond, Pastor of St. Paul AME Church, gathered in response of God’s commandment “to love and to lead” said … Continue reading “Pastors & Community Leaders Join Together To End Gun Violence”

City of Savannah Considering Fire Service Fees

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Last week, The City of Savannah voted to continue exploring a fire service fee to homeowners, churches and schools/universities. City Manager Rob Hernandez said “the city is spending more than it’s earning and they project there could be an $18 million deficit by 2018.” The fire fee would free up general budget funds currently spent on fire services. The fire … Continue reading “City of Savannah Considering Fire Service Fees”

Coastal Jazz Association Presents Juan Rollan Quartet

By Savannah Tribune | November 08, 2017

Plan now to attend Coastal Jazz Association’s November monthly concert featuring the Juan Rollan Quartet Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 5pm at the Benjamin M. Tucker Pavilion at the Club at Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Dr. Tenor saxophonist Juan Carlos Rollan is a soulful player who has not only performed jazz with such artists as Arturo Sandoval, Kevin Mahogany, Joe … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Presents Juan Rollan Quartet”

Savannah Sisterhood Symposium Celebrates Local Women

By Savannah Tribune | November 08, 2017

Blessings in a Book Bag, a local nonprofit founded by 94.1 the Beat radio host Weslyn ‘Lady Mahogany’ Bowers, held its inaugural Savannah Sisterhood Symposium. last week, November 3-5, 2017. The three-day community resource fair and festival was designed to empower the women in our area. The symposium kicked off with a Community Partner Mixer on Nov. 3 at B … Continue reading “Savannah Sisterhood Symposium Celebrates Local Women”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $2 Million From Gulfstream

By Savannah Tribune | November 08, 2017

United Way of the Coastal Empire is now 74 percent of the way to its 2017 fundraising goal, thanks to the generosity of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. With a little less than two weeks left in the campaign, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation presented a $2 million gift to United Way to be put toward the community goal of $8,251,841. United Way President … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $2 Million From Gulfstream”

First Female African American CWO-5

By Savannah Tribune | November 08, 2017

Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) 5 Valencia Simmons-Fowler is the first African America woman to achieve the highest chief warrant officer rank in the information warfare community, November 3. The Chicago, Illinois native started her Navy career at Recruit Training Command Orlando, Florida in March 1988. From there she attended Cryptologic Technician Collection (CTR) “A” School where she achieved the notable … Continue reading “First Female African American CWO-5”