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Governor Kemp Signs Dangerous Six-Week Abortion Ban

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

Last Tuesday, Georgia became the fourth state this year to ban abortion before most women even know they are pregnant. The bill, which passed by one vote and sparked widespread opposition from business leaders, the film and entertainment industry, and activists across all parts of Georgians, was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp . More than 300 Georgia business … Continue reading “Governor Kemp Signs Dangerous Six-Week Abortion Ban”

Woods Presented With Presidential Medal of Freedom

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

On Monday, May 6, 2019, Tiger Woods was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House Rose Garden by President Trump. Woods, 43, is now the fourth golfer to receive the honor bestowed upon individuals who have made “especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or … Continue reading “Woods Presented With Presidential Medal of Freedom”

The 6th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

Mark your calendar because you don’t want to miss the 6th annual “Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Jazz Jam”. This free concert will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 3-5 pm, in the historic Wright Square on Bull Street in Savannah, GA. This is a free event for all ages. This annual celebration is one of the many FUN … Continue reading “The 6th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert”

The 6th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

Come to any event and you will witness Gloria dancing to “Comin Home Baby”, a song Ben wrote just for her. This free event is sponsored by Friends of Ben Tucker, Inc. and the Coastal Jazz Association. We are so grateful for these outstanding jazz musicians representing Coastal Jazz Association and the Coastal Empire for playing at this event each … Continue reading “The 6th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert”

Carver Shareholders Elect Two New Directors

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

During their annual meeting held April 16, 2019, the shareholders of Carver Financial Corporation elected Cathy P. Hill and Reverend Da’Henri Thurmond to the corporation’s Board of Directors. Carver Financial Corporation is the bank holding company that owns Carver State Bank. Reverend Thurmond is currently the Senior Pastor of St. Paul C. M. E. Church in Savannah, Georgia. In July … Continue reading “Carver Shareholders Elect Two New Directors”

Bernetta Lanier Announces For 1st Aldermanic District Seat

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Bernetta Lanier announced her bid to run for the 1st District Seat on Savannah’s City Council on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 outside of the Hudson Hill Community Center. This is her 2nd bid for the seat. Four years ago she challenged the then 12-year incumbent. Mrs. Lanier is a 4th generation resident of her neighborhood. She is President of Hudson … Continue reading “Bernetta Lanier Announces For 1st Aldermanic District Seat”

Tybee Island Under Observation By The U.S. Department of Justice To Create A Fair Process on Special Events

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Thousands of beachgoers descended onto Tybee Island last weekend and they were under a microscope. They were observed by a representative of the U.S. Department of Justice, city officials, law enforcement and members of the Concerned Citizens of Tybee, dancing, frolicking, drinking alcoholic beverages, noise, traffic patterns. Orange Crush participants at the predominately black college aged gathering have faced aggressive … Continue reading “Tybee Island Under Observation By The U.S. Department of Justice To Create A Fair Process on Special Events”

NNPA President Represents Black Press At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Presidents have traditionally attended and spoken at the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) Dinner in Washington, D.C., but President Donald Trump has chosen to hold competing rallies on the night of the event each year since taking office. While Trump was riling up his base in Wisconsin on Saturday, April 27, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. … Continue reading “NNPA President Represents Black Press At White House Correspondents’ Dinner”

Local Author Releases A Book With A Cause

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Sonja R. Scott is an educator, motivational speaker, youth minister, and entrepreneur. Her children’s book Ikio Loves to Fish is geared towards helping students to understand that while it is true that everyone learns differently it is also true the everyone can learn. Sonja’s ultimate goal is to partner with schools, non- profits, and community groups in order to deliver … Continue reading “Local Author Releases A Book With A Cause”

Hungry Club Presents 2019 Community Service Appreciation Award Luncheon

By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will hold its 13th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception–Luncheon, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the Eden Room of The Temple of Glory. This activity spotlights the annual contributions, since 2006, of the HCFS’ monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forums, providing public, community education and issues programs focusing on education, … Continue reading “Hungry Club Presents 2019 Community Service Appreciation Award Luncheon”