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Career Day Held At DeRenne Middle School

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

DeRenne Middle School held Career Day for the 8th grade students at the school on last Thursday, February 9th. Over 25 local businesses were in attendance to share their experiences with students. Among the businesses were Savannah-Chatham County Metro Police Dept. International Longshoremen Association Local 1414, D&D Media Group, Scott Realty, Savannah State University Regional Science and Engineering,The Savannah Tribune … Continue reading “Career Day Held At DeRenne Middle School”

Book Signings To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Two authors with recently published books will be available for book signings at Savannah State University’s (SSU) Asa H. Gordon Library art gallery. Otis Johnson, Ph.D., former mayor of Savannah and scholar-in-residence at SSU, will sign his new book From the “N Word” to Mr. Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream. His memoir recalls his life in a city with complicated … Continue reading “Book Signings To Be Held”

Al Jarreaua Dies At 76

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Singer Alwin Lopez Jarreau better known by his stage name Al Jarreaua, multiple Grammy winner for his jazz and R&B songs like “Breakin’ Away,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 76. He had been hospitalized recently and cancelled his upcoming tour dates. Alwin Lopez Jarreau better known by his stage name Al Jarreau, was an American singer and musician. … Continue reading “Al Jarreaua Dies At 76”

Rev. Stanford L. Anderson, I At Connor’s Temple Baptist Church

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Rev. Stanford L. Anderson, I, preaches the Fourth Anniversary sermon of Rev. Terrance L. Burrell, Sr., Sunday, February 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m., 509 W. Gwinnett Street, Savannah, GA. Rev. Anderson, a native of Ocilla, Georgia, is known for Kingdom visionary building. He has been a servant of the Lord since the age of seven. Pastor Anderson received his formal religious … Continue reading “Rev. Stanford L. Anderson, I At Connor’s Temple Baptist Church”

State Senator Lester Jackson Work During the Legislative Season

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

We are about 3 weeks into this Legislative season and things are starting to heat up for our State Senator Lester Jackson. In the past few weeks he has brought Savannah under the Gold Dome, celebrated with the AME churches of Georgia, paid tribute to one of our most famous Georgians, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and he is just … Continue reading “State Senator Lester Jackson Work During the Legislative Season”

A-Town Get Down Kickoff Set For February 25th

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Savannah’s 7th Annual A-Town Get Down Art & Music Festival is returning on March 25, and to celebrate, A-Town is hosting a kickoff celebration at Service Brewing on February 25, exactly one month before the big festival. The kickoff event will take place on Saturday, February 25 from 1-5pm at Service Brewing, located at 574 Indian Street in Savannah. Guests … Continue reading “A-Town Get Down Kickoff Set For February 25th”

Female Organizations Collaborating in Unity to Serve (F.O.C.U.S)

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

F.O.C.U.S is seeking females ages 10 to adulthood to join our empowerment and mentoring program. The collaboration consists of several organizations working together to serve females with skills to enhance their personal and professional lives. Our next enrollment meeting will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 9:00am at Alfred Ely Beach High School. As part of our collaboration … Continue reading “Female Organizations Collaborating in Unity to Serve (F.O.C.U.S)”

Department of Cultural Affairs’ Spring Break Art Camp – Registration

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is accepting registrations for its Spring Break Art Camp which takes place March 20 – 24 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Cultural Arts Studios, located at 9 West Henry St. The full-day camp will offer children ages 5-12 an introduction to ceramics, fibers, jewelry and creative movement in age-appropriate group … Continue reading “Department of Cultural Affairs’ Spring Break Art Camp – Registration”

Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Building Off the Market

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Last week, there was the public release of the listing for the sale of the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club building at 510 E. Charlton St., Savannah. With that news, there was some concern for the organization abandoning its mission in serving the youth of downtown Savannah. Being sensitive to those concerns and being prudent and transparent in its … Continue reading “Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Building Off the Market”

Massie Heritage Center Hosts New Exhibit

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Massie Heritage Center is proud to announce the opening of Enslavement to Emancipation: the Struggle for Education on the 23rd of February 2017. The exhibit traces Savannah’s African American education history from the nineteenth century clandestine schools until the early sixties when schools were integrated. From 5:00 to 6:30, tour guides will provide walking tours that focus on Savannah’s African … Continue reading “Massie Heritage Center Hosts New Exhibit”