Lift Every Voice: Savannah’s African American Historic Sites Offer Free Days In August

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

Georgia Historical Society will highlight materials curated from collections relating to Savannah’s African-American history. Throughout the month of August, GHS will participate virtually by sharing photographs, rare pamphlets, genealogy research tips and more through social media. An “Ask an Archivist” session will be held online one day in August, specifically geared to African American genealogy and research. (online event only) … Continue reading “Lift Every Voice: Savannah’s African American Historic Sites Offer Free Days In August”

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications Available For SCCPSS Families

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

SCCPSS families who receive free/reduced lunch must reapply each year to maintain their recipient status. Prior year meal status will expire on September 13, 2018. Parents can reapply to maintain that status beginning next week. Paper applications are now available at the new School Nutrition Applications Center located at 3609 Hopkins Street in Savannah. The Center will be open each … Continue reading “Free/Reduced Lunch Applications Available For SCCPSS Families”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a vision problem that causes vision to be blurry in the distance. Nearsighted children tend to squint to see things far away. Sometimes, they compensate by sitting closer in the classroom or stand closer to the tv at home. Nearsightedness in children can worsen year after year which is why it is critical to have a child’s … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

State Transportation Board Elects New Leadership

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

The State Transportation Board elected its new executive leadership team during its monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. Ann R. Purcell was elected unanimously as chairman; Tim Golden was elected vice chairman; and Rudy Bowen was elected secretary. The new positions are effective immediately. Board elections are held annually to ensure that all regions of the state are represented at … Continue reading “State Transportation Board Elects New Leadership”

City Sells Broughton Municipal Building

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

This afternoon City Council approved the sale of the Broughton Municipal Building (BMB), located at 132 E. Broughton St., to Columbia Ventures, LLC. The City sold the surplus property for $4.5 million. This property will serve as a residentially anchored mixed-use development in an urban area. The historic integrity of the building will be preserved while restoring the exterior to … Continue reading “City Sells Broughton Municipal Building”

SSU Foundation To Recognize Student Scholars

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

The Savannah State University Foundation (SSUF), Inc., will host a scholarship recognition reception Saturday, August 25, 5 p.m., Adams Hall. During the reception, approximately 40 student recipients of various scholarships administered by the SSUF will be recognized for their scholastic achievements. SSUF scholarship awards include: Bill Davis Football Scholarship, Carol Larkin Eason Memorial Scholarship, Charles H. Lee Book Scholarship, Dr. … Continue reading “SSU Foundation To Recognize Student Scholars”

Home Mission Ministry Celebrates 90th Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

The Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church Home Mission Ministry will celebrate it’s 90th. Anniversary on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The kick-off activity will be a Prayer Breakfast to be held on Saturday morning 9-11 am. with mission members (in white attire) sitting in on Sunday during the 10 am. service. Sis. Beverly Crawford is the Anniversary Chairman. Stephanie Cutter, is … Continue reading “Home Mission Ministry Celebrates 90th Anniversary”

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. In Service To the Community

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

Alpha Theta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will celebrate eighty years in 2019. To kick off the year-long celebration, the chapter will complete its 80 by 80 Service Projects Initiative. The 80 by 80 initiative has the members of the Alpha Theta Zeta chapter participating in eighty service projects before the chapter’s 80th anniversary, one project for … Continue reading “Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. In Service To the Community”

Memorial Health Adds Mass Casualty Cart

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

Memorial Health’s Level 1 trauma center recently added a mass casualty cart to its inventory of lifesaving equipment. The mass casualty cart includes enough supplies to provide treatment for 30 patients in the event of a life-threatening emergency. The cart was funded by a grant from the National Emergency Medicine Association. “What this cart will save us is time, and … Continue reading “Memorial Health Adds Mass Casualty Cart”

Free Blood Glucose Screenings Scheduled

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

There are more than 79 million Americans who have prediabetes and many do not know it. People with prediabetes have blood glucose (sugar) levels higher than normal. The levels are not yet high enough for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis; however, people with prediabetes are more likely to get type 2 diabetes than others. Free blood glucose (sugar) screens will … Continue reading “Free Blood Glucose Screenings Scheduled”