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SIDC To Host Conference About Human Trafficking

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

Savannah Interagency Diversity Council (SIDC) will be partnering with Savannah State University to host the third annual “Savannah Traffick Jam” in celebration of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The theme for the event will be “Raising Awareness, Igniting Change to End Human Trafficking” and will feature Ms. K. Michelle of 103.9 and Ms. Meredith Stutz of WSAV as Master of … Continue reading “SIDC To Host Conference About Human Trafficking”

A.E. Beach Class of 1957 60th Class Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

A. E. Beach High Class of 1957 held their 60th class reunion last week (December 27-31) at DeSoto Savannah. Many class members traveled far and near for this joyous occasion. A meet and greet was held on Wednesday and Thursday in the Hospitality Suite at the DeSoto. On Friday, December 29, a banquet and dance was held in the DeSoto … Continue reading “A.E. Beach Class of 1957 60th Class Reunion”

Dr. Francys Johnson to Kick Off 2018 Hungry Club Forum Series

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its monthly, Signature Roundtable and Open Forum issues breakfast, on Saturday January 6, 2018, in the Multipurpose Room of the Main Building of the West Broad Street YMCA, located at 1110 May Street, at 9:30 AM. Francys Johnson is a leading civil rights attorney and the former State President of … Continue reading “Dr. Francys Johnson to Kick Off 2018 Hungry Club Forum Series”

Metro Police Chief Announces Resignation

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Savannah- Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Chief Joseph Lumpkin announced his resignation last Friday. Chief Lumpkin joined SCMPD in November 2014. Chief Lumpkin will be the new deputy chief operating officer of public safety for DeKalb County, effective Jan. 28, 2018. He will be responsible for police, fire rescue, animal control, emergency management, 911 and medical examiner services. In a letter … Continue reading “Metro Police Chief Announces Resignation”

Swing Central Jazz Announces High School Jazz Bands To Participate In 2018 SMF

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Twelve of the nation’s top high school jazz bands have been selected to participate in the twelfth annual SWING CENTRAL JAZZ (SCJ) High School Jazz Band Competition & Workshop, an event produced by the Savannah Music Festival (SMF). Renowned jazz pianist/ composer/educator Marcus Roberts leads a group of more than 20 esteemed musicians/ educators as SMF’s Associate Artistic Director, along … Continue reading “Swing Central Jazz Announces High School Jazz Bands To Participate In 2018 SMF”

MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc., announced plans for the 39th annual King Citywide Memorial Worship Service. The speaker will be the Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley., Pastor Emeritus of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia. This service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the historic Second African Baptist … Continue reading “MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced”

City Council Passes 2018 Budget

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

The City of Savannah Mayor and Council adopted a $408 million overall budget on Thursday that makes significant investments in public safety, infrastructure, neighborhood revitalization, poverty reduction/economic development and leads to a more efficient government. FY18 Adopted Total Budget: $408,035,141 FY18 Adopted General Fund Budget: $182,246,578 Mayor Eddie De- Loach said, “I was proud Council passed a balance budget that … Continue reading “City Council Passes 2018 Budget”

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2017 Debutantes Presented

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

The 73rd Annual Debutante Presentation and Ball was held at 7pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Savannah State University in the Student Union Ballroom. The Beta Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presented thirteen (13) Debutantes. The Debutantes were honored during this formal annual Presentation and Alpha Ball. These thirteen young ladies are pursuing their dreams … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2017 Debutantes Presented”

Coastal Jazz Association

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

Enjoy a festive Christmas Day concert at the Westin featuring Savannah’s most talented jazz musicians! The concert performance will be followed by a special Homecoming Jam featuring Savannah’s jazz legends! Beer, wine, cocktails and appetizers will be available for purchase. Bid in our silent auction to win one of a kind art, delicious dinners, spa packages and much more! Concert … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Dance

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

“Celebrating the Dynamics of Cultures and Shared Experiences” is the central theme of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for February 1-18, 2018. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts, as well as ethnic cuisine and crafts are offered for all ages and interests throughout the celebration. Included on the schedule are national and regional musicians of … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Dance”