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”

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”

District 3 Town Hall Set for March 1

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 1st, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Savannah Police Sub-Station at McAlpin Square,1900 E Victory Dr . Ste. B5. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss public safety in Sunset Park, Fernwood/ Parkwood and Shell Road neighborhoods.

Kids Who Care College Scholarship

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Junior League of Savannah is now accepting Kids Who Care Scholarship applications which recognize high school seniors who have made a positive difference in the lives of others by volunteering. $5,250 worth of college scholarships are available. Nominations may be made by anyone-principals, counselors, students, community groups and individuals, as well as self-nomination by the student. Visit the Junior League … Continue reading “Kids Who Care College Scholarship”

City Dedicates Playground To Leisure Services Legend

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the City of Savannah dedicated a playground to retired City employee, Joseph C. Shearouse Sr., who dedicated his career to providing leisure activities and recreational events for citizens and visitors. Shearouse worked for the City for more than three decades, from 1983 to 2016. During his tenure as the Leisure Services Bureau Chief he worked … Continue reading “City Dedicates Playground To Leisure Services Legend”

March 2018 Art Show At The JEA

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

John Alexander’s artwork will be available for viewing from March 1 through March 30, 2018, at the JEA (5111 Abercorn Street). There will be a reception on March 8th from 6-8 pm. Originally from Columbia, Maryland, John Alexander has been a resident and photographer in beautiful Savannah, Georgia since 2005. His formal training is from University of Maryland, Baltimore County … Continue reading “March 2018 Art Show At The JEA”

Southern Coast Heart Ball Raises $260K for the American Heart Association

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

The American Heart Association–Southern Coast has raised $260,000 to benefit the organization’s mission to fight and prevent heart disease and stroke in the Savannah and Hilton Head Island areas. The funds were raised at the organization’s 21st Annual Heart Ball of the Southern Coast attended by more than 500 people on Feb. 3 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort … Continue reading “Southern Coast Heart Ball Raises $260K for the American Heart Association”

Comcast to Donate $75,000 to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Comcast announced today it will present a check for $75,000 to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. The presentation will take place at Second Harvest, located at 2501 E. President Street in Savannah, on Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. Established in 1981, America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is a locally inspired, volunteer driven nonprofit food bank and community partnering … Continue reading “Comcast to Donate $75,000 to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal”

Register Now For MSAA’s Relapse Management Live Webinar

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Multiple sclerosis is a complex and ever changing disease. Although recent advances in disease-modifying therapies have helped to lessen the progression of MS, people with multiple sclerosis continue to experience relapses. Unfortunately, there is still considerable confusion and lack of understanding surrounding MS relapses among the MS community. As part of MSAA’s upcoming MS Awareness Month campaign in March, we … Continue reading “Register Now For MSAA’s Relapse Management Live Webinar”

Sol C .Johnson Class Of ‘68 Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

The Sol C. Johnson Class of 1968 will hold their monthly meeting at (Rev. Edgar Sams’ church) Nicholsonboro Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall, 13319 White Bluff Road) every third Saturday each month until further notice. Please come to the meeting to help us plan our 50th Class Reunion. Our 50th Reunion is scheduled for June 15-17. Please come with … Continue reading “Sol C .Johnson Class Of ‘68 Meeting”