Social and Community News

Audition Prep Being Offered for 5th Grade SCCPSS Students

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

SCCPSS’ fifth graders will soon have to determine what middle school they would like to attend. In January, many will choose to apply to the various Choice Programs the district offers including the arts programs offered to middle grades students at Garrison School for the Arts. Students not familiar with the school’s programs could benefit from participating in “Arts Alive”. … Continue reading “Audition Prep Being Offered for 5th Grade SCCPSS Students”

Friday Night Fish Fry

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Come to the Friday Night Fish Fry on September 21th from 5 to 9pm on the corner of 37th and Waters Ave. The whole community is invited to enjoy slammin’ fried fish sandwiches and fries while being entertained with smokin’ sounds and golden oldies by DJ Bro. Hakim, story-telling by Imani Mtendaji, and performances by Master sax musician Bilal Suni … Continue reading “Friday Night Fish Fry”

The Junior League of Savannah Announces 71st Annual Thrift Sale and New Location

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The Junior League of Savannah will host its 71st Annual Thrift Sale on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the National Guard Armory located at 1248 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah. Tickets will be available at the door on sale day. The Junior League of Savannah is excited to bring back a 2-day sale, by having a Bonus Sale day to be held … Continue reading “The Junior League of Savannah Announces 71st Annual Thrift Sale and New Location”

Two SSU Students Named HBCU Competitiveness Scholars

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) will be represented by two students for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2018-19. Antonio McMillan, Jr., and Sade Shofidiya were named HBCU Competiveness Scholars. McMillan, a senior biology major from Fairburn, Georgia, cofounded SSU’s Pre-Dental Society. His interest in dentistry and orthodontics inspired him to spearhead a number of … Continue reading “Two SSU Students Named HBCU Competitiveness Scholars”

SCCPSS Announces October 8th Makeup Day

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The Savannah Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) has designated Monday, October 8, 2018, as the makeup day for lost instructional time as a result of the impacts that were anticipated with Hurricane Florence on Friday, September 14th. This date is currently showing as a student and staff holiday on the 2018-19 SY calendar and was marked as a designated … Continue reading “SCCPSS Announces October 8th Makeup Day”

You Must Be A Registered Voter By October 9, 2018 To Vote In The General/Special Election On November 6, 2018

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

GET REGISTERED TODAY! www.mvp.sos.ga.gov

Tompkins High Class of ‘82 To Celebrate 36th Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The Tompkins High Class of 1982’s 36th Class Reunion Dance has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenberg Dr., Savannah, GA 31406 from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Please send payment to: Tompkins High Class of 1982, Post Office Box 7032, Garden City, GA 31408. For more info, please contact: Sandra Prescott Kicklighter at 912.272.1724, … Continue reading “Tompkins High Class of ‘82 To Celebrate 36th Reunion”

Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The City of Savannah held a neighborhood sign unveiling for the historic Pine Gardens neighborhood. The neighborhood is located between President and Capital streets and bordered on the west by Pennsylvania Avenue. The new sign is located on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Capital Street near Savannah High School. Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach and District 3 Alderman John Hall … Continue reading “Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign”

Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT With the opiate crisis running rampant, families are looking for ways to help those they love who need treatment. Getting them into treatment becomes even harder if their loved one is not willing. This is when Intervention can become key. To learn more about successful interventions, please visit, www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention 101.html ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take … Continue reading “Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education”

Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Freedom Fund Tickets for the 37th Annual Banquet are now available at the NAACP branch office at 1204 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The Freedom Fund Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront Hotel at 7 PM. Individual tickets are $100 and a table of 10 is priced at $950. For more information, call the … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available”