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United Way Of The Coastal Empire Welcomes President & CEO Deb Thompson

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a reception to welcome and introduce President and CEO Deb Thompson to the community. The reception provided United Way supporters and community leaders an opportunity to connect with Thompson and learn more about her experience, her passion for improving lives, and her vision for the organization and the community. The reception was held … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Welcomes President & CEO Deb Thompson”

NNPA Official Statement On The Passing of Senator John McCain

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) extends sincerest condolences to the family of Senator John McCain. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr, President and CEO of the NNPA emphasized, “John McCain’s integrity and courage were his greatest virtues. His national leadership example is still needed today not only in the U.S. Senate, but also in every state, city and town across … Continue reading “NNPA Official Statement On The Passing of Senator John McCain”

2018 Annual King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Awards Gala Honorees

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation is pleased to announce the Honorees for the 2018 Annual KTCF Awards Gala and to invite your participation and support as we celebrate their accomplishments. The Gala will be held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM. A reception will begin at 6:45 PM. Parking is complimentary. … Continue reading “2018 Annual King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Awards Gala Honorees”

Remembering The Maverick: John McCain

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

John McCain, an American hero that served three decades in Congress, was a republican nominee for U.S. president twice, and a war veteran who survived 5 years as a prisoner in Vietnam died Saturday, August 25th, at the age of 81. McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017. After receiving surgery for a blood clot above his left eye, … Continue reading “Remembering The Maverick: John McCain”

Georgia Banking Leaders Visit Carver State Bank

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Directors of Carver State Bank hosted a luncheon for Joe Brannen, President of the Georgia Bankers Association and David Oliver, GBA Senior Vice President, Member Solutions. The event was held at the bank’s Skidaway Road Branch. The Carver Directors were joined by several officers of the bank and a few community supporters, most of … Continue reading “Georgia Banking Leaders Visit Carver State Bank”

S.C. Rep. Clyburn Says Democrats Wanting To Win In November Must Advertise in the Black Press

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn has emerged as a favorite among his peers to become the first African American to hold that position. In an exclusive interview with the NNPA Newswire, … Continue reading “S.C. Rep. Clyburn Says Democrats Wanting To Win In November Must Advertise in the Black Press”

The Savannah Tribune – A “Friend of the People;” Not “An Enemy of the People”

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

The Savannah Tribune, joins in solidarity with the Savannah Morning News and the more than 300-plus newspapers and media outlets across the county, who on last Thursday, August 16th, jointly defended the “Free Press,” “Free Speech,” and the premise of the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America. This edition of The Tribune is the first … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune – A “Friend of the People;” Not “An Enemy of the People””

The Tribune Celebrated 143 Years With Sneakers, Tributes And Community Service

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Fly Sneakers were the fashion statement of the day at the Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball on Saturday, August 11th at the DeSoto Hotel where The Savannah Tribune held its 143rd Anniversary Celebration. This year is The Black Press in America is also celebrating its 191 year of existence. The Savannah Tribune, originally named The Colored Tribune, was established and … Continue reading “The Tribune Celebrated 143 Years With Sneakers, Tributes And Community Service”

New Library Executive Director Announced

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Live Oak Public Libraries and the Regional Board of Library Trustees are pleased to announce Tom Sloan as Library Executive Director. Sloan began his position on August 1, 2018 and he brings with him more than thirty years of library experience. He has been a library director for systems in Florida, Illinois and most recently New York. He has served … Continue reading “New Library Executive Director Announced”

Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Freedom Fund Tickets for the 37th Annual Banquet are now available at the NAACP branch office at 1204 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The Freedom Fund Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront Hotel at 7 PM. Individual tickets are $100 and a table of 10 is priced at $950. For more information, call the … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available”