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Lilly Diabetes Helpline Assists People Seeking Affordable Insulin

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Starting August 1, a new dedicated helpline called the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center will assist people who need help paying for their insulin – such as those with lower incomes, the uninsured, and people in the deductible phase of their high-deductible insurance plans, Eli Lilly and Company announced today. A customized suite of solutions for all Lilly insulins, including for … Continue reading “Lilly Diabetes Helpline Assists People Seeking Affordable Insulin”

Frogtown Reunion Held

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

Leona Lang, Essie Williams and Jestine Winford, known as the Elders of Frogtown were honored at the Annual Frogtown Reunion held last Saturday at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Museum Annex. The evening began with the “Calling of the Ancestors” lead by historian Vaughnette Goode-Walker and storyteller Pat Gunn. Calling the Ancestors by name is a ceremony to pay homage to … Continue reading “Frogtown Reunion Held”

Coastal Region Mourns The Loss of Community Leaders

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

Savannah recently lost two community leaders, Ernestine Jones and Jimmy Deloach. Ernestine J. Jones – an educator and community activist – was born in Savannah, GA, on December 21, 1933. She was the fourth and last child God presented to William Ernest, Sr., and Rebecca Singleton Jenkins. She graduated in 1952 from Woodville High School (now Woodville – Tompkins Career … Continue reading “Coastal Region Mourns The Loss of Community Leaders”

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

After Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement, Democrats and Republicans waited anxiously to find out who would be Trump’s presidential nominee for the vacant Supreme Court slot. On Monday, July 9, 2018, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was announced as the nominee to be considered by the Senate. Kavanaugh is currently serving as a judge of the US Court of Appeals for … Continue reading “Brett Kavanaugh: Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee”

Coastal Jazz Presents Savannah’s Trombone Legend Teddy Adams

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

The Coastal Jazz Association is proud to present Savannah’s Trombone Legend Teddy Adams to perform Sunday, July 15, 2018; 5-7p.m. at the Ben Tucker Pavillion, Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa at 2 Resort Drive in Savannah. FREE for CJA Members and students with I.D., $20 for Guests. Teddy Adams is a Savannah, Georgia native. Born August 20, 1941 … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Presents Savannah’s Trombone Legend Teddy Adams”

Council Approves Monument To Honor Dr. King

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

Savannah City Council voted yesterday to approve a proposed monument dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that will be located at the new Riverfront Park on West River Street. Riverfront Park will be located at the end of MLK Jr. Blvd. and the new Plant Riverside development. The proposed monument honoring Dr. King will feature a bust facing north … Continue reading “Council Approves Monument To Honor Dr. King”

AME Church and Black Banks Launch New Partnership For Black Wealth

By Savannah Tribune | July 04, 2018

The Black church, among the most prosperous institutions in America, has long led movements for the spiritual, social and civic uplift of Black people. When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, he had just launched the Poor People’s Movement, which quickly fizzled after his death. With this historic backdrop, the African Methodist Episcopal … Continue reading “AME Church and Black Banks Launch New Partnership For Black Wealth”

City Selects New Police Chief

By Savannah Tribune | July 04, 2018

City Manager Rob Hernandez today announced his appointment of Roy Minter as Police Chief for the City of Savannah. Chief Minter was selected following a nationwide recruitment conducted by the Mercer Group, Inc. Earlier this month four Police Chief finalists went through a series of interviews and meetings with key executive City staff, two citizens advisory panels and a law … Continue reading “City Selects New Police Chief”

Advance Voting Continues

By Savannah Tribune | July 04, 2018

Advance Voting for the 2018 General Primary Runoff Election commenced on Monday, July 2, 2018. Political party preference is required when voting in the General Primary Runoff Election. Advance Voting for the Primary Runoff will be held only at the Chatham County Voter Registration Main Office located at 1117 Eisenhower Drive, Suite E, Savannah, GA 31406. The Advance Voting Period … Continue reading “Advance Voting Continues”

Public Meetings Set for City’s Slight Tax Increase

By Savannah Tribune | July 04, 2018

The City of Savannah will hold three public meetings about the intended slight increase to the City’s millage rate. On June 28 City Council announced a .92 increase, taking the millage rate from 12.48 mills, adopted in 2017, to 13.40 mills. All concerned citizens are invited to attend the hearings at City Hall at the following times: July 5 at … Continue reading “Public Meetings Set for City’s Slight Tax Increase”