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Savannah Excitedly Awaits the Opening of the City’s Newest Jazz Venue ‘Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant’

By Savannah Tribune | November 01, 2017

Last Monday, one of Savannah’s most highly anticipated venues opened to the public – Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant, a venue “born out of a desire to bring great southern fare, fine wines and the best in jazz to Savannah” officially opened its doors offering live music nightly and a southern style menu. “We are pleased to welcome you … Continue reading “Savannah Excitedly Awaits the Opening of the City’s Newest Jazz Venue ‘Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant’”

$10,000 Grant Helps the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Rebrand Teen Center

By Savannah Tribune | November 01, 2017

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO), through its Driving Great Futures initiative, awarded the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club with a $10,000 grant that allowed the Club to rebrand its Teen Center and create an environment that inspires young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Through the grant, the Club also was able to upgrade the … Continue reading “$10,000 Grant Helps the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Rebrand Teen Center”

United Way Campaign Hits 38% of Goal

By Savannah Tribune | November 01, 2017

United Way of the Coastal Empire’s campaign is in full speed! At Mid-Campaign, the organization announced that $3,108,760 has been raised toward its $8,251,841 goal. The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at the Volunteer Center of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. With the help of volunteers and South University students, United Way visited several local businesses … Continue reading “United Way Campaign Hits 38% of Goal”

Tips To Get Started In The Health Insurance Marketplace

By Savannah Tribune | November 01, 2017

If you haven’t applied for insurance on HealthCare.gov before, here’s what you need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace (sometimes known as the health insurance “exchange”). 1. 2018 Open Enrollment runs from November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2018. After December 15, you can enroll in 2018 health insurance only … Continue reading “Tips To Get Started In The Health Insurance Marketplace”

SCAD Savannah Film Festival Continues Through Saturday, November 4, 2017

By Savannah Tribune | November 01, 2017

The Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival, filled with cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers continues on throughout the end of this week, culminating on Saturday, November 4, 2017. There are still many screenings to look forward too, including Pro Shorts, Animation and Student Films. This Friday, November 3, 2017, both ‘Resistance is Life’ and ‘Krystal’ are … Continue reading “SCAD Savannah Film Festival Continues Through Saturday, November 4, 2017”

The NNPA Family Mourns The Loss of Bernal E. Smith, II

By Savannah Tribune | October 25, 2017

Publisher of the Tri-State Defender newspaper in Memphis and National Newpaper Publishers Association (NNPA) member, Bernal E. Smith II, died Sunday at his home. He was 45 years old. A family spokesperson issued a news release stating that Smith died at his home and was with family members when he was found. The Tri-State Defender has been covering the news … Continue reading “The NNPA Family Mourns The Loss of Bernal E. Smith, II”

Savannah Branch NAACP To Hold 100th Anniversary Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | October 25, 2017

The Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its 100th Anniversary Celebration at the Savannah International Trade Center on Saturday, October 28, 2017 beginning at 6 p.m. The Awards Ceremony is an integral aspect of the Branch celebration where persons and institutions from the community are honored for their contributions to the mission and principle objectives of the NAACP. The Esther F. … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP To Hold 100th Anniversary Celebration”

Dr. David A. Thomas Appointed as President of Morehouse College

By Savannah Tribune | October 25, 2017

The Morehouse College Board of Trustees voted to name Dr. David A. Thomas as the 12th President of Morehouse College, ushering in a new era of leadership for the 150-yearold historically black institution. Dr. Thomas is the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the former Dean of Georgetown University’sMcDonough School of Business. Thomas’ appointment … Continue reading “Dr. David A. Thomas Appointed as President of Morehouse College”

First Annual 444 Gala Held

By Savannah Tribune | October 25, 2017

LB4 & After along with founder Linda Wilder Bryan held their first 444 Gala on last Saturday evening at the Savannah Civic Center. There were 40 cakes; 40 Community Heroes; 400 sons that made this event a total success. The 40 mentors of this organization has planted seeds into the young men. The LB4 & After Foundation had mentors from … Continue reading “First Annual 444 Gala Held”

SCAD Announces Line-Up & Honorees for 20th Anniversary of the Savannah Film Festival

By Savannah Tribune | October 25, 2017

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) will celebrate 20 years of cinematic creativity Saturday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Nov. 4 at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival. The 2017 line-up of films includes Gala Screenings, Docs to Watch, Signature Series and a Global Shorts Forum. This year’s festival will screen a total of 131 films, including 33 narrative films, … Continue reading “SCAD Announces Line-Up & Honorees for 20th Anniversary of the Savannah Film Festival”