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Pre-Sale of Parking Spaces for St. Patrick’s Day

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

The City of Savannah is offering pre-sale parking spaces at the following City parking lots and garages for the St. Patrick’s Day Festival: Parking spaces will be available Friday, March 16, Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 at the Visitors Center Parking Lot located at 301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. There are 281 parking spaces available to be … Continue reading “Pre-Sale of Parking Spaces for St. Patrick’s Day”

SSU To Host Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning program will host the sixth annual Urban Planning Conference, Friday, March 30, 2018, Student Union. This year’s conference theme is “Resilience Planning: Building Healthier, More Equitable and Vibrant Communities,” and will focus on the fundamental elements required for communities to thrive in complex urban environments. It will address … Continue reading “SSU To Host Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference”

March Is Read Across Georgia Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, and special guests kicked off Read Across Georgia Month during Get Georgia Reading Day in the North Wing of the State Capitol on last Monday, March 5. Mrs. Deal provided a sneak peak of a homegrown children’s book, which will be released in the fall. Georgia’s own Carmen Agra Deedy, who co-authored the … Continue reading “March Is Read Across Georgia Month”

Historian And Author Jim Jordan To Speak at Ships of the Sea Museum

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Ships of the Sea Museum will be presenting a free book talk with local historian and author Jim Jordan on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:00 p.m. The Museum is located at 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, in Savannah Jordan’s talk and book-signing centers on his discovery of a cache of letters by Charles Lamar, who was a central figure … Continue reading “Historian And Author Jim Jordan To Speak at Ships of the Sea Museum”

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Re-opens For Appointments Sunday, March 11, 2018

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will be open again for appointments Sunday March 11, 2018 starting at 7:00 pm by phone and online. This will be final time for appointment for energy assistance for until November 2018. This federally funded program assists low income, elderly and homebound Georgians … Continue reading “Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Re-opens For Appointments Sunday, March 11, 2018”

Digging Savannah – Digging Kiah The Kiah House Museum

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

The Kiah House Museum is in the Cuyler Brownsville Neighborhood, which is one of the oldest African-American communities in Savannah. Since the late eighteenth century, a community of free African Americans has lived in and around this urban neighborhood of Cuyler Brownville. Today, the community’s social fabric is threatened by gentrification, crime, lack of economic development. Precisely, 505 W. 36th … Continue reading “Digging Savannah – Digging Kiah The Kiah House Museum”

Tremont Temple Host Black History Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Civil Rights Leaders in Selma to Launch Voting Rights Initiative for People Impacted by the Criminal Justice System

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Thousands of people will gather in Selma this weekend March 1-4 to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” when state troopers violently attacked peaceful voting rights demonstrators crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge as they marched to Montgomery. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested and imprisoned at the Dallas County Jail in Selma. Fifty years later, Pastor Kenneth Glasgow of … Continue reading “Civil Rights Leaders in Selma to Launch Voting Rights Initiative for People Impacted by the Criminal Justice System”

Coastal Jazz Association Presents The Harry Allen Quartet on Sunday, March 11th

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

The Harry Allen Quartet will perform originals and arrangements of classics from the Great American Songbook on Sunday, March 11 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 witj i.D. attend … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Presents The Harry Allen Quartet on Sunday, March 11th”

SSU Host 67th Southern Regional Press Institute

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) held its annual Southern Regional Press Institute(SRPI) on Feb.22-23. Students had the opportunity to network and learn from some of media’s established professionals. SRPI first began as the First Annual Press Workshop in 1951 for members of the Savannah State College Press Club. The first SRPI was founded by Wilton C. Scott, the director of public … Continue reading “SSU Host 67th Southern Regional Press Institute”