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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”

Savannah To Host LWV Statewide Convention

By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

After its inception ninety-seven years ago, League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia (LWVCGA) is proud to be hosting the 44th Biennial Convention of the Georgia League of Women Voters in Savannah May 2-4, 2019. Chris Carson, national president of the League of Women Voters will be in Savannah as part of the Georgia statewide League convention. On Friday, May … Continue reading “Savannah To Host LWV Statewide Convention”

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”

Coastal Jazz Association Presents A Duke Ellington Tribute

By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

Join the Coastal Jazz Association as they present Duke Ellington Tribute featuring Savannah Jazz Orchestra with Special Guests! This event will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Westin Savannah ballroom (second floor) 1 Resort Dr. It is dubbed as the biggest monthly concert of the year! Purchase tickets today — seating is limited! For … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Presents A Duke Ellington Tribute”

Savannah Philharmonic To Present Tenth Season Grand Finale Concert ‘Mahler’

By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra will present its Tenth Season grand finale concert, “Mahler,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at The Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The orchestra and chorus will combine to perform Gustav Mahler’s passionate and expressive Symphony No. 2 in C minor, “Resurrection.” In a work that contemplates life’s most existential questions, the Phil has … Continue reading “Savannah Philharmonic To Present Tenth Season Grand Finale Concert ‘Mahler’”

2019 Georgia Southern Alumni Association Awards Honor Service, Achievement

By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

The 2019 Georgia Southern University Alumni Association Awards were presented Saturday, April 13, to eight distinguished alumni at the Nessmith- Lane Center on the Statesboro Campus. The 2019 recipients are: Alumni Service Award – Karl Peace, Ph.D. (‘63) Presented to the alumnus, who through volunteerism and/or philanthropy, has made the greatest contribution to the advancement of the University. Peace created … Continue reading “2019 Georgia Southern Alumni Association Awards Honor Service, Achievement”