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Donovan Thompson, Georgia Southern University 40 Under 40 2018 Honoree

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

Dr. Donovan L. Thompson, a Savannah native was inducted into Georgia Southern University 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. Out of 120,000 living alumni, nearly 50,000 are under 40 years old. He joins 80 other alumni that have been recognized for their noteworthy achievements since 2016. He is a graduate of Savannah High School. He obtained a BS in Chemistry … Continue reading “Donovan Thompson, Georgia Southern University 40 Under 40 2018 Honoree”

MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

The 40th annual celebration of Dr. King’s birth began Sunday, December 19, 2018 with our 2019 Honorees Reception at the King Frazier Ballroom, Savannah State University at 5:00 p.m. Our Honorees were presented to the community. Our Marshals are: Mrs. Rosabel P. Dixon and Mr. David F. Richards, Jr. Our Civil Rights Activist is: Mr. Charles “Charlie” Brown. Our 2019 … Continue reading “MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary”

Savannah State University President Dozier Announces Plans To Retire As President

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

Savannah State University (SSU) President Cheryl Davenport Dozier today announced she will retire as president on June 30. “It has been an honor and a privilege to lead and serve as the 13th president of SSU – with the outstanding faculty and staff,” said Dozier. “The reward is the daily satisfaction of witnessing students succeed in the classroom and become … Continue reading “Savannah State University President Dozier Announces Plans To Retire As President”

MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Honors Dr. Otis S. Johnson

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

The Martin Luther King Observance Day Association 40th Annual Business & Community Unity Brunch will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the International Trade and Convention Center, the Keynote Speaker will be Amir Jamal Toure`, J.D. A Lifetime Achievement Awarded will be presented to Dr. Otis S. Johnson in honor of his outstanding achievements as an … Continue reading “MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Honors Dr. Otis S. Johnson”

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Presents The 2018 Debutantes

By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

The 74th Annual Debutante Presentation and Ball was held at 7pm on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Savannah State University in the Student Union Ballroom. The Beta Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presented six (6) Debutantes. The Debutantes were honored during this formal annual Presentation and Alpha Ball. These six young ladies are pursuing their dreams … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Presents The 2018 Debutantes”

Roy Minter Officially Sworn In As Savannah Police Chief

By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

Roy Minter was officially sworn in as the Savannah Police Department Chief of Police during a ceremony today at the Civic Center Ballroom. “Selection of a police chief is one of the most important decisions that a city manager and a community can make,” said City Manager Rob Hernandez. “It was important for us to pick an exceptional individual to … Continue reading “Roy Minter Officially Sworn In As Savannah Police Chief”

Greenbriar Children’s Center Welcomes New Board Members

By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

Greenbriar Children’s Center is proud to announce the addition of two new experienced members to the Board of Directors. New to the board are Connie Cooper and Anne-Marie Darsney. Dr. Connie S. Cooper has a passion for working with families and children and has continued to do so after retirement. Dr. Cooper holds a Bachelor of Arts from Benedict College … Continue reading “Greenbriar Children’s Center Welcomes New Board Members”

Board of Elections Swears In New Board Member

By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

Antwan Lang was sworn in on December 27, 2018, by Judge Tammy Stokes for the Board of Elections. Mr. Lang was elected in the Democratic Primary Runoff on July 24, 2018, to serve as a member of the Board of Elections in a Democratic post with his term beginning January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022.

Roy Minter To Be Sworn In As SPD Chief

By Savannah Tribune | December 26, 2018

Roy Minter will be officially sworn in as the police chief of the Savannah Police Department during a ceremony at the Fountain at Forsyth Park at 1 p.m. Dec. 28. The new police chief was selected in June following a national recruitment search. The finalists went through a series of interviews and meetings with key executive city staff, two citizens … Continue reading “Roy Minter To Be Sworn In As SPD Chief”

Two Major Headliners to Perform at 30th Savannah Black Heritage Festival

By Savannah Tribune | December 26, 2018

The Mary Davis/ S. O. S. Band will be the featured headliner on Grand Festival Day for the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival. Grand Festival Day will be held at the Savannah Civic Center, February 9, 2019, and the Band is scheduled to perform at 8:00 p.m. Family friendly activities, the youth talent extravaganza and the … Continue reading “Two Major Headliners to Perform at 30th Savannah Black Heritage Festival”