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Wa Jine We: Jim Bacote (1948-2018)

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Riceboro’s renowned Gullah Geechee Civil Rights activist and Pan Africanist, Jim Bacote, passed away quietly in his home last Sunday, May 6, 2018. In the Islamic tradition, his body was washed, wrapped, and laid to rest two days later at a simple life celebration of prayer and burial at Greenwood Cemetery in Brunswick, Georgia. “When an old man dies, a … Continue reading “Wa Jine We: Jim Bacote (1948-2018)”

Coastal Jazz Presents Doug Carn Organ Trio

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Doug Carn will perform on Sunday, May 20th at the Coastal Jazz Association’s monthly concert. The concert will be held from 5PM-7PM at The Ben Tucker Pavillion at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa at 2 Resort Dr, Savannah, CJA Members and students with I.D. attend for free! $20 for non-members. Doug started piano lessons at the age … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Presents Doug Carn Organ Trio”

9th Annual Night of Champions Honors Differently-abled Adults & Their Employers

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Six “Champions” and their employers were recognized at the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s ninth annual Night of Champions held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. This year’s theme was designated as “Legacy” to call on the community to design a legacy for the inclusion of differently-abled people. Night of Champions recognized local businesses that hire and retain differently-abled … Continue reading “9th Annual Night of Champions Honors Differently-abled Adults & Their Employers”

This Is What Motherhood Looks Like!

By Savannah Tribune | May 09, 2018

Mom, you’re a wonderful mother, So gentle, yet so strong. The many ways you show you care Always make me feel I belong. You’re patient when I’m foolish; You give guidance when I ask; It seems you can do most anything; You’re the master of every task. You’re a dependable source of comfort; You’re my cushion when I fall. You … Continue reading “This Is What Motherhood Looks Like!”

Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association To Hold Annual Convention

By Savannah Tribune | May 09, 2018

Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, Inc. will hold its Annual Convention May 20-23, 2018 at the historic Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel. This year, the organization will recognize and honor Mrs. Kathy Davis-Wiley owner of Davis Funeral Home in Louisville, Georgia as “Mortician of the Year” and the Honorable Dr. Otis B. Johnson, former Mayor of Savannah as Humanitarian of the … Continue reading “Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association To Hold Annual Convention”

Frontier Airlines Arrives In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | May 09, 2018

Last week, low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced two new non-stop routes from Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport. Frontier will now offer the longest route from Savannah with nonstop flights to Denver and will be the only low-cost airline flying to Philadelphia. Flights are available for purchase now at flyfrontier.com with introductory fares as low as $39* each way. The … Continue reading “Frontier Airlines Arrives In Savannah”

Metropolitan Planning Commission Selects New Executive Director

By Savannah Tribune | May 09, 2018

The Metropolitan Planning Commission voted unanimously at the March 13th meeting to hire Melanie Wilson as Executive Director of the Planning Commission. She reported to work on Monday, April 30, 2018 after a thorough search was conducted under the leadership of the Planning Commission Executive Search Committee. According to MPC Board Chairman Joseph Ervin, Wilson brings more than 30 years … Continue reading “Metropolitan Planning Commission Selects New Executive Director”

2018 Forty Under 40 Gala Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 02, 2018

Urban Savannah Chamber of Commerce, now the Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce and Dismas Charities Savannah presented the 2018 Forty Under 40 Gala last Saturday evening at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force on Hwy 80 in Pooler. “This gala reflects the remakable work and dedication of Savannah’s leaders under the age of 40,” said Russell Canady, … Continue reading “2018 Forty Under 40 Gala Held”

City Launches W. W. Law Photograph Collection Exhibit

By Savannah Tribune | May 02, 2018

The Department of Records and Archives will be displaying “Capturing the Soul: Portrait Photography from the W.W. Law Collection” at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center through January 2019. The display features thirty portraits from the W. W. Law Photograph Collection which highlight the evolving nature of photography, portraiture as an art form, as well as material culture through … Continue reading “City Launches W. W. Law Photograph Collection Exhibit”

Dr. Bonzo Reddick Joins J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center

By Savannah Tribune | May 02, 2018

Dr. Bonzo Reddick, a native of Savannah, has added J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center to his busy schedule. In 2015 Dr. Reddick, a family medicine physician, returned to Savannah after serving African American and Latino patients at a free clinic in North Carolina. While working at Memorial Dr. Reddick received a grant to work on hepatitis C infection rates. … Continue reading “Dr. Bonzo Reddick Joins J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center”