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O.J. Simpson To Be Granted Parole

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2017

On Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Nevada, a parole board granted 70-year-old O.J. Simpson parole, after having served the minimum nine years of a nine-to-33-year sentence for his role in a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas, which many people felt was payback for the 1995 acquittal he received by a jury for the brutal murders of his … Continue reading “O.J. Simpson To Be Granted Parole”

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Home Builders of Greater Savannah Dedicate 3 New Homes

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

The Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah hosted a threehouse dedication on Tuesday, July 18th. The homes, located side by side at 5113 Dancy Street, were all part of the nationwide Home Builders Blitz. This undertaking was made possible by 12 local home builders, countless subcontractors and donations of building materials from multiple companies. … Continue reading “Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Home Builders of Greater Savannah Dedicate 3 New Homes”

Celebration To Be Held At The African American Chefs Hall of Fame

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

The African American Chefs Hall of Fame (formerly Chef Joe Randall’s Cooking School), 5409 Waters Avenue, will host its next event on Saturday, July 29 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, featuring a return cooking demonstration by the first African American Certified Master Chef, Daryl Shular. Chef Shular also hosted an event at the Hall of Fame on July 8. … Continue reading “Celebration To Be Held At The African American Chefs Hall of Fame”

Coastal Georgia Council Honors Four Legendary Local Leaders

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

On Monday, June 26, 2017, the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America held its annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award Luncheon to benefit their Scoutreach and Exploring programs for local youth. The luncheon was held at Woodville Tompkins High School, and Luncheon Chair Person, Ms. Edna Jackson, former City of Savannah Mayor presented four individuals with the Whitney M … Continue reading “Coastal Georgia Council Honors Four Legendary Local Leaders”

Dr. Kevin Williams Talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

You really don’t know a company, until you know the people who work there. Those were the introductory words of National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., as he introduced Dr. Kevin Williams, the chief medical officer for Pfizer’s rare disease unit, who discussed the impact of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in the African-American community. … Continue reading “Dr. Kevin Williams Talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community”

Berksteiner Crowned as Miss Black Savannah USA

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

On May 21, 2017 Ambria Berksteiner closed the doors of her matriculation at Spelman College and opened the doors to her reign as Miss Black Savannah USA 2017. As a recent Spelman college graduate, and while maintaining academic success Ambria has held many leadership roles throughout the Spelman College community. She was a Spelman College Student Ambassador; member of the … Continue reading “Berksteiner Crowned as Miss Black Savannah USA”

Celebrating The Life of Dr. Jimmie James, Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Dr. Jimmie James, Jr., was born on July 5, 1938, the first of six children born to the late Jimmie and Annie Mae James. He received the Bachelor of Music Education degree from Jackson State University where he was the first tuba major, graduating cum laude in three years; the master of science degree from … Continue reading “Celebrating The Life of Dr. Jimmie James, Jr.”

The CJA Monthly Concert Series Presents: The Music of My Heroes: Jody Espina

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

July’s Coastal Jazz Concert on Sunday, July 16th at 5 PM at the Benjamin M. Tucker Pavilion (The Club at Savannah Harbor) will be an intimate portrait of the music and lives of the musicians that most influenced Jody Espina. These tortured geniuses, including Lester Young, Charlie Parker and Stan Getz were all phenomenal stars in their day and for … Continue reading “The CJA Monthly Concert Series Presents: The Music of My Heroes: Jody Espina”

Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. 95th Birthday Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

Join the family, church members, former parishioners, political leaders and friends of Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. as they celebrate his birthday at First African Baptist Church, 23 Montgomery Street Savannah, Georgia. The worship service will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10:00am in the main sanctuary. Pastor Brown was born to the parents of Christopher and Helen … Continue reading “Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. 95th Birthday Celebration”

Bridget Townsend Is The Winner of the St. Jude Dream Home

By Savannah Tribune | July 05, 2017

Bridget Townsend is the winner of the St Jude Dream Home. She currently lives in Midway, Ga. but will be moving to her brand new $400,000 “Dream Home” built by Mungo Homes.. Townsend took a $100 chance and entered St. Jude’s Dream Home Giveaway, a fundraising campaign that began in April. “It’s amazing, and truly a blessing” were the words … Continue reading “Bridget Townsend Is The Winner of the St. Jude Dream Home”