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Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Alicia Montgomery from Atlanta, Georgia, and Rayne Clark from Pompano Beach, Florida, each received the President’s Second Mile Award at the 194th commencement ceremony for Savannah State University (SSU) on May 11, 2019. The award, which recognizes remarkable leadership on campus, in the Savannah community and beyond, is open to graduating seniors. Montgomery, a business management major, is a first-generation … Continue reading “Two SSU Students Receive The President’s Second Mile Award”

Police Officers Shot During Robbery Response

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Two police officers were shot last Saturday, May 11 while investigating a robbery at the Boyz II Men Barber shop on Bull St, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, 50, was rushed to the hospital and later died due to injuries. Officer Doug Thomas, 40, was also hospitalized. He was treated and released. Ansari served … Continue reading “Police Officers Shot During Robbery Response”

Savannah State President Gives Final Words At Graduation

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Savannah State University held its commencement ceremonies last Saturday, May 11. During the ceremonies University President Cheryl Dozier said her final words to students. Dozier is retiring after 8 years of leading Savannah State University. “What’s exciting is that I’ve had the opportunity to welcome almost all of you here because you all started after I did, except for a … Continue reading “Savannah State President Gives Final Words At Graduation”

The Savannah Community Along With The NAACP Mourns The Loss of Mrs. Lottie Banner

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The Savannah Branch Of The NAACP extends condolences and sympathy to the family of Mrs. Lottie Banner who transitioned on May 7th. We have lost our Youth Council Adviser who during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s was instrumental in the integration of the Savannah Beach at Tybee Island and the Daffin Park Pool. Mrs. Banner lead sit-ins and … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Along With The NAACP Mourns The Loss of Mrs. Lottie Banner”

Savannah Chef Awarded Regional Honor

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

On last Monday, May 6, the executive chef of the Savannah-based restaurant, The Grey, was awarded the 2019 James Beard award for best chef in the southeast. Mashama Bailey was nominated in the category for the second year in a row, and is the second woman of color to win a best chef regional Beard award. Bailey is the third … Continue reading “Savannah Chef Awarded Regional Honor”

Happy Mother’s Day from The Savannah Tribune!

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

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”