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United Way Of The Coastal Empire Distributes Over $300,000 To Provide Relief

By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of the Coastal Empire has distributed $318,050 of the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, helping 787 friends and neighbors in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties to date. The greatest needs have been for food and housing. With partner agencies most directly addressing food insecurity, housing then accounts for 84 percent of … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Distributes Over $300,000 To Provide Relief”

J.C. Lewis Has Acquired Fairway Lincoln Mazda

By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

J.C. Lewis Motor Company Inc., parent company of J.C. Lewis Ford, Georgia’s oldest continually owned and operated automotive dealer, announced that it has acquired Fairway Lincoln and Mazda. J.C. Lewis has proudly served the Savannah community since 1912, with additional locations in Statesboro and Hinesville. J.C. Lewis will operate the new J.C. Lewis Lincoln and J.C. Lewis Mazda locations out … Continue reading “J.C. Lewis Has Acquired Fairway Lincoln Mazda”

Windy’s Preschool Drive-Thru Bridging Ceremony A Much-Appreciated Success

By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

Greenbriar Children’s Center honored the pre-kindergarten graduates of Windy’s Preschool today with a drive-thru bridging ceremony in front of the school on Tattnall Street in downtown Savannah. The creatively staged celebration was held in lieu of the usual bridging ceremony Windy’s hosts annually, which had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The staff, administrators and board members of … Continue reading “Windy’s Preschool Drive-Thru Bridging Ceremony A Much-Appreciated Success”

Little Richard: A Rock Legend Passes

By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

Earlier this month, the world lost a rock n’ roll legend in Little Richard. Richard, born Richard Wayne Penniman in Macon’s Historic Pleasant Hill Neighborhood, passed away surrounded by family in his Nashville home at the age of 87. The Georgia native burst into the ‘60s rock scene with style. He stood out in the glitter rock era with his … Continue reading “Little Richard: A Rock Legend Passes”

Healthy Savannah Wins Statewide Recognition For Public Health Initiatives

By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

Healthy Savannah is pleased to announce it has received statewide recognition from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation. The coalition has received the 2020 Joseph D. Greene Community Service Collaborative Award for its work to make Savannah a healthier place to live. “We are beyond thrilled to receive this recognition from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation,” said Paula Kreissler, Director of Healthy Living … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah Wins Statewide Recognition For Public Health Initiatives”

SSU Graduates Earn President’s Second Mile Award For Community & Campus Service

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

C’Asia Griffin, a mathematics major from Savannah, Ga., and Monroe Thornton III, an English major from Gainesville, Fla., each received the President’s Second Mile Award during the virtual presentation of Savannah State University’s (SSU) 196th commencement ceremony, which aired on May 9. The award recognizes graduating seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus and in the local community. “Both … Continue reading “SSU Graduates Earn President’s Second Mile Award For Community & Campus Service”

The Savannah Community Remembers Louise Anthony

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Louise Anthony was born on May 17, 1961 in Savannah, Georgia to the late James Anthony Sr. and Beatrice Anthony. One brother, Leroy Anthony (infant) preceded her in death. After a courageous battle with cancer, she peacefully went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 20, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Louise was educated in the Savannah Chatham … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Remembers Louise Anthony”

First Black Valedictorian Named In Princeton University’s History

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Princeton University has named its first black valedictorian in the school’s 274-year history. Nicholas Johnson, a Canadian student majoring in operations research and financial engineering, has been named valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2020, the university announced in a news release. In a Facebook message, Johnson said “It feels empowering. Being Princeton’s first Black Valedictorian holds special significance to me … Continue reading “First Black Valedictorian Named In Princeton University’s History”

Ahmaud’s Case Continues To Run

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

As we approach the three-month mark since the February 23rd shooting of Ahmaud Arbery in Satilla Shores south of Brunswick, details are finally starting to emerge and actions have been set in motion. Due to public outrage surrounding the release of the video capturing Arbery’s last moments, a case that was once assumed to be buried has now been thrust … Continue reading “Ahmaud’s Case Continues To Run”

Vote Chatham County: A Get-Out-the-Vote Rally

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Savannah- Chatham County and surrounding areas are invited to participate in a virtual Get- Out-the-Vote Rally hosted by the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS). Everyone is invited to tune in to www.facebook.com/ hungryclubforumofsavannah on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30 AM for the Facebook Livestream. Your questions and comments are welcome. While every election is important, the outcome … Continue reading “Vote Chatham County: A Get-Out-the-Vote Rally”