JOHNSON WINS MAYORAL ELECTION!

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Last Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Alderman Van Johnson beat incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach by an overwhelming majority of 62% (14,884 votes). DeLoach secured only 38% (9,291 votes) of the votes in the runoff election, compared to the 40% he received on Election Day, November 5th. In that election, which also included two other candidates, Regina Thomas and Louis Wilson, neither … Continue reading “JOHNSON WINS MAYORAL ELECTION!”

Savannah State Student Lands Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Schonn Franklin, a senior political science major at Savannah State University (SSU), has been selected as a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow. Only 30 in the nation are chosen each year, from among hundreds of applicants. Franklin is SSU’s first Rangel International Affairs Fellow. Intended to broaden the depth of diversity among foreign service and U.S. State Department employees, … Continue reading “Savannah State Student Lands Prestigious Rangel Fellowship”

Savannah Book Festival Announces 2020 Closing Address Authors

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Embarking on its 13th season, the Savannah Book Festival is pleased to announce the authors scheduled to present the Closing Address for the 2020 Savannah Book Festival, which is taking place from February 13 – 16, 2020. John Becker and Megan Scott will deliver the Closing Address on Sunday, February 16, following the release of the 2019 edition of The … Continue reading “Savannah Book Festival Announces 2020 Closing Address Authors”

The MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Hosts The 2020 Marshals’ Reception

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Mrs. Carolyn Blackshear (Left), President, MLK Observance Day Association, presented Medallions to the 2020 Theme Winners: 3rd Place, Camille Moore (8th Grade), West Chatham Middle School; 2nd Place, Shawn Ransom (5th Grade), Windsor Forest Elementary School; 1st Place, Neveah Macon (6th Grade), Oglethorpe Charter School.

Savannah State Wins Nine Awards at Model African Union Conference

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Nine members of Savannah State University’s (SSU) Model African Union student organization participated in the 23rd Annual Southeastern Model of the African Union (SEMAU) Conference Nov. 6-9, on the campus of Kennesaw State University. The event was a simulation organized by the University System of Georgia Africa Council. SSU served as delegates representing the countries of Algeria and Tunisia. During … Continue reading “Savannah State Wins Nine Awards at Model African Union Conference”

Spread Holiday Cheer with a Touch of Broadway at the Christmas Cabaret

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Kick off the holidays with a touch of New York Cabaret. Phillip Boykin, from the Broadway cast of Once on this Island and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, New York singer Mikki Sodergren, American Traditions Gold Medalist and local favorite Roger Moss will perform holiday classics from the American Songbook. From the hilarious “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch” to the … Continue reading “Spread Holiday Cheer with a Touch of Broadway at the Christmas Cabaret”

Zeta Phi Beta Celebrates 100 Years of Service

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Theta Zeta Chapter will be celebrating Zeta Phi Beta’s 100 years of scholarship, service, sisterhood, and finer womanhood with a Centennial Founders’ Day Gala. The gala will be held at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, The General Lewis E. Lyles Rotunda, on Saturday, January 25, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets … Continue reading “Zeta Phi Beta Celebrates 100 Years of Service”

Historic Carver Village Meeting To Discuss Conservation District, Property Tax Exemptions

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

The City of Savannah and the Historic Carver Village Neighborhood Association will meet to discuss the establishment of a conservation district and property tax exemptions. The meeting will be on Monday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Carver Village Center, 905 Collat Ave. Representatives from the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s Historic Preservation Department will begin the meeting by discussing the … Continue reading “Historic Carver Village Meeting To Discuss Conservation District, Property Tax Exemptions”

The 10th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 10th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story”, through poetry. One finalist from each of the four age groups (K-2, 3-5, 6-8 & High School) will win a Leopold’s Ice Cream party for their classroom! The contest opens … Continue reading “The 10th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge”

Jenkins Athletic Club Announces “Vertical Jump for JAC”

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

At a special holiday event on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1-4 p.m., the community is invited to join members of the Jenkins Athletic Club (JAC) at 6408 Waters Ave. to enjoy complimentary Christmas cookies and photos with Santa Claus. During this event, the JAC will be collecting donations for the club’s youth athletic programs and seasonal camps. This event … Continue reading “Jenkins Athletic Club Announces “Vertical Jump for JAC””