Savannah Holds Inauguration of the Mayor Van R. Johnson, II and Council

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

An elegant evening unfold- ed on January 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., as the Honorable Mayor Van R. Johnson II and eight Aldermen were inaugurated into Savannah’s city council. The Civic Center’s Johnny Mercer Theatre was filled to capacity as citizens of Savannah came out to celebrate the inauguration of Mayor Van R. Johnson II and the city’s Aldermen. Hosted … Continue reading “Savannah Holds Inauguration of the Mayor Van R. Johnson, II and Council”

31st Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens February 1st

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

According to Shirley James, Coordinator for the 31st Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, committee members are working diligently to make sure this festival in one of the best. The festival is scheduled February 1-23, and the central theme for this year is “Your Story, My Story, Our Stories.” As usual, attendees of all ages will be exposed to cultural educational … Continue reading “31st Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens February 1st”

Youth Editor Joins The Savannah Tribune

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

The Savannah Tribune is pleased to introduce our Youth Editor, Lauren C. James. As Youth Editor, one of her goals is to publish a series of columns that highlight real-life issues and concerns from the perspective of an adolescent. She also looks forward to a role as a reporter who can cover and report on various events that will be … Continue reading “Youth Editor Joins The Savannah Tribune”

ILA Local 1414 Swear In New Officers For 2020

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

On Thursday, January 2, 2020, International Longshoremen Association Local 1414 held a swearing in ceremony for the newly elected officers. The incoming officers are: Jackie Robinson, President; Paul Mosley, Sr., Vice President; Brandon Baxter, Recording Secretary; William Robinson, Financial Secretary/ Treasurer; Joey Horton, Chaplain. Board members are Isaac Shuman, Andre Robinson, Sean Stephens, Andre Orr, Albert Purvis, Wendell Griffin, Andrew … Continue reading “ILA Local 1414 Swear In New Officers For 2020”

How American Culture Leads To High Mental Illness Levels In Adolescents

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

As the inhabitants of Generation Z (born between 1995-2015) look back on this past decade, I wonder how they will remember it. Will they remember growing up in a peaceful or stressful environment? When asking myself this question, I realized that it was part of a more substantial inquiry: Was this decade (2010’s) of American culture a positive environment for … Continue reading “How American Culture Leads To High Mental Illness Levels In Adolescents”

11th Annual Student Success Expo to Take Place Saturday, January 11, 2020

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

Join us for the 11th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at the Savannah Mall from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. In addition to college and career information, attendees will enjoy interactive displays and learn about all public school options across the district while gaining valuable information related to program pathways. The Expo will … Continue reading “11th Annual Student Success Expo to Take Place Saturday, January 11, 2020”

Savannah African Art Museum In Need Of Volunteer Docents To Lead Tours

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

The Savannah African Art Museum is looking for eager volunteer docents with good communication skills to lead tours for diverse groups – from elementary school children to older adults. This is a wonderful opportunity for volunteers interested in learning and teaching about the history and art of West and Central Africa. Those who volunteer their time and talents will gain … Continue reading “Savannah African Art Museum In Need Of Volunteer Docents To Lead Tours”

Senior Citizens, Inc. Names Krystle Hillery as Director of Volunteers

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for area seniors, recently named Krystle Hillery as director of volunteers. In her new position, Hillery will oversee the daily operations of SCI’s volunteer programs, including volunteer training and recruitment. Currently, SCI manages a variety of programs that require volunteer assistance to successfully operate. These programs include … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Names Krystle Hillery as Director of Volunteers”

Savannah Arts Academy Choir Makes History in Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

The Georgia Music Educators Association is the state-level professional association for music teachers, collegiate professionals, and church musicians. Each year, GMEA allows music ensembles to apply for concert sessions as part of the annual in-service conference. After juried evaluation in 2019, Savannah Arts Academy Cantabile accepted the 2020 invitation, making history as the first school in SCCPSS (Savannah Chatham County … Continue reading “Savannah Arts Academy Choir Makes History in Savannah”

Former Chatham County Prosecutor Announces Race for Top Spot

By Savannah Tribune | January 08, 2020

Former Chatham County prosecutor Shalena Cook Jones formally announced her bid for Chatham County District Attorney on the steps of the Chatham County courthouse last Friday, January 3, 2020 After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Legal Studies from Atlanta’s Spelman College, Attorney Jones graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2002 with several honors and … Continue reading “Former Chatham County Prosecutor Announces Race for Top Spot”