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City Holds Ribbon Cutting For Brand New Central Police Precinct

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The City of Savannah and Savannah Police Department held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Central Police Precinct on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The Precinct is located at 1710 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd at 34th St. Mayor Eddie De- Loach, Council members, SPD, City Staff and Residents were in attendance.

Estella Shabazz Qualifies For 5th District Alderwoman Race

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Monday, August 19, 2019, Alderwoman Estella Shabazz qualified to continue as the Alderwoman of the 5th District on Savannah City Council. Alderwoman Shabazz has served as District 5 Alderwoman since 2012. She is currently in her 8th year of leading, serving and advocating. She is the first woman to be elected to represent the 5th District Election day is … Continue reading “Estella Shabazz Qualifies For 5th District Alderwoman Race”

Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Hosts Celebration of Local Black Businesses

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce (SMCC) Board of Directors hosted a celebration of Black businesses of Savannah last Saturday evening, August 17, 2019 at the Savannah Station. The 2019 theme is “Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future,” featuring a State of Black Business address by SMCC President Moncello Stewart. Stewart also made the announcement of the name change … Continue reading “Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Hosts Celebration of Local Black Businesses”

BHF 2020 Announces New Website & Event Dates

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival has a new website address. The new address is savannahblackheritagefestival.org. Festival patrons, sponsors and friends, please change our website address in your files and contact information. The phone, fax, email and postal mail contacts remain the same. Savannah Black Heritage Festival 3219 College St. Box 40284 Savannah, GA 31404 PH: 912-358-4309 FAX: 912-358-4812 Emails: heritage@savannahstate.eduContinue reading “BHF 2020 Announces New Website & Event Dates”

Wanda Lloyd Inducted Into National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Wanda Lloyd was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall of Fame at the annual NABJ Salute to Excellence Gala in Miami. She was presented the Hall of Fame award by Craig Melvin, NBC/MSNBC, Sarah Glover, president of the National Association of Black Journalists, and actress Alfre Woodard. The 2019 NABJ Salute … Continue reading “Wanda Lloyd Inducted Into National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame”

Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach To Qualify For Re-Election

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Mayor Eddie DeLoach qualified to run for re-election in the November 5, 2019 municipal election. Mayor DeLoach, who has served as the 66th Mayor of Savannah since January 2016, has built a strong foundation for future growth for every community across Savannah – and looks forward to delivering even more dra­matic results for Savannah’s residents … Continue reading “Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach To Qualify For Re-Election”

Historic Screening of “40 Acres and A Mule” Docudrama At Green-Meldrim House

By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

A historic screening and discussion of the docudrama “40 Acres and a Mule” will be held at the Green-Meldrim House on September 20 to benefit Savannah-Chatham County CASA, the nonprofit that advocates for the rights of children who have experienced abuse or neglect. Tickets for attending the event are $186.50 per person. In the winter of 1864-1865 General William T. … Continue reading “Historic Screening of “40 Acres and A Mule” Docudrama At Green-Meldrim House”

Alderman Van Johnson Qualifies For Mayoral Race

By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

Join Alderman Van Johnson on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12 noon at Savannah City Hall, 2 East Bay Street, as he qualifies to become the 67th Mayor of the City of Savannah. Alderman Johnson was elected as the First District Alderman to Savannah City Council in 2004, and has been re-elected 3 times by the citizens of the District. … Continue reading “Alderman Van Johnson Qualifies For Mayoral Race”

Jasee’O Design & Co. Brings New York Fashion Week To Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

Stephanie Larck, Founder of Jasee’O Design & Co. is pleased to present Savannah’s latest NY Fashion Week event on September 1, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at Red Gate Farms. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Dawn’s Daughter. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and light bites, mingling amongst other crea ves and local talent, fashion show and designer spotlight. “Having this … Continue reading “Jasee’O Design & Co. Brings New York Fashion Week To Savannah”

CAT Awarded $1.3M Grant For New Ferry

By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

Chatham Area Transit has been awarded $1.28 million in grant funding from the Federal Transit Administration for a new ferry boat. The city of Savannah has committed a 20 percent local match of $320,000, pending approval by the Savannah City Council, to cover the remaining costs of the $1.6 million ferry. The new 149-passenger ferry will expand the Savannah Belles … Continue reading “CAT Awarded $1.3M Grant For New Ferry”