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General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Launches ONLINE Seminary Classes

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, Bryant Theological Seminary, an auxiliary of The General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBC), launched its first ever online courses. The organization did so during its annual convention. Prospective students can click here to view courses offered and pre-register for FREE: www.bryanttheologicalseminary.org/. Degree programs include a Certificate in Biblical Studies and an Associate Degree … Continue reading “General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Launches ONLINE Seminary Classes”

Keep the Wreath Green

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

During the 2016 Holiday Season there were fires in 28 Sa­vannah homes — that’s one fire every other day in November and December. Savannah Fire wants every family to have a fire-free 2017 holiday season. We’re releasing a safety tip for each day of the holiday season and hanging a fire safety reminder wreath outside Savannah Fire headquar­ters at 121 … Continue reading “Keep the Wreath Green”

City of Savannah to Host Second Annual Holidays on Broughton

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

This holiday season, Savannah is invited to experience the second annual Holidays on Broughton, presented by the City of Savannah, kicking off with a grand celebration on Friday, November 24, beginning at 5 p.m. with the lighting of the holiday tree, seasonal musical performances and Santa’s arrival. Holidays on Broughton will welcome Savannah residents and visitors to experience the wonder … Continue reading “City of Savannah to Host Second Annual Holidays on Broughton”

Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

How many of you remember the Azalea Bowl Classic (1951-1965)? Just in case you have forgotten, it was the annual showdown between the Beach High Bulldogs and the Woodville High Wolverines. Always played on Thanksgiving, this was a classic event in the city of Savannah. Until 1959, the two high schools for Blacks were Beach and Woodville. The teams were … Continue reading “Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited”

CAT Announces Thanksgiving Schedule

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

Chatham Area Transit officials announced today that on Thursday, November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving Day, there will be no fixed route bus, paratransit or Savannah Belles Ferry services available. CAT’s Administrative offices, 610 West Oglethorpe Avenue and 900 East Gwinnett, will be closed for all business. Telephone schedule information and ticket sales will not be available. Regular weekday bus, paratransit and … Continue reading “CAT Announces Thanksgiving Schedule”

St. Philip AME Church Donates Over 300 Books in “Million Book Challenge”

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

The Organized Local Lay Organization of Historic St. Philip A.M.E. Church stepped up to Dr. Ann Levett’s “Million Book Challenge.” Members of the congregation were able to donate over 300 books to two neighborhood schools. Donations of over 150 books were presented to both principals and students at Otis J. Brock, III Elementary School where Mrs. Selina Ruth-Gillans is principal … Continue reading “St. Philip AME Church Donates Over 300 Books in “Million Book Challenge””

City Offers Free Holiday Parking

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

Beginning this week, it’s easier than ever to park and shop in downtown Savannah for the holidays. From Thanksgiving till December 22, the first three hours of parking are FREE in all City parking garages every Thursday and Friday. Regular rates apply after the first 3 hours; free parking not offered during designated special event parking. With more than 3,000 … Continue reading “City Offers Free Holiday Parking”

Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Monthly Projects

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

Top Teens of America at Breast Cancer Luncheon During the month of October, Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., sponsored several Breast Cancer Awareness projects that included, Ladies, Teens and Lords worship service at Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church, a Senior Citizen Breast Cancer Awareness Program with the Super Seniors of Speedwell UM Church and the culminating project … Continue reading “Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Monthly Projects”

26th Annual Tree Of Light Memorial Gathering

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

On Sunday, December 3, 2017 the counselors of Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Grief and Loss Center host a Tree of Light memorial gathering to remember and honor those who have passed on before us. As bereavement professionals, they know how hard it can be for someone to face the upcoming holiday season when they carry the loss of a loved … Continue reading “26th Annual Tree Of Light Memorial Gathering”

World War II Home Front Museum Coming to Coastal Georgia

By Savannah Tribune | November 22, 2017

The untold story of Coastal Georgia’s extraordinary contributions during World War II will be brought to life in an inspiring cultural attraction unlike any other in the nation. Opening in fall 2018, the new World War II Home Front Museum on St. Simons Island will recount how one quiet community was transformed when the United States went to war. When … Continue reading “World War II Home Front Museum Coming to Coastal Georgia”