Savannah State Carries On Legacy Of National Freedom Day

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Wright Choice Initiative will host National Freedom Day observances Jan. 30 – Feb. 1. All events are free and open to the public. The Wright Choice Initiative, a Title III-funded mentoring program, is named for Richard R. Wright Sr., SSU’s first president. Wright is considered the architect of National Freedom Day, established to commemorate President Lincoln … Continue reading “Savannah State Carries On Legacy Of National Freedom Day”

New Chief Of Police Begins At Savannah State

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Frederick Hammett has been named Chief of Police at Savannah State University (SSU). Hammett brings more than 27 years of public safety experience to SSU. Hammett most recently served as the director of public safety and chief of police and emergency management for North Carolina Central University, a campus with more than 10,000 students. There he fostered visible crime prevention … Continue reading “New Chief Of Police Begins At Savannah State”

Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its Mass Meeting at St. Paul CME Church located at 1601 Barnard Street. For the first Mass Meeting of the year, Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter will address the NAACP and the public at large with his crime update and to speak about policing goals and objectives … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter”

The MLK Business and Community Unity Brunch Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The Business and Community Unity Brunch sponsored by the MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association was held last Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Savannah Convention Center (formally the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center). The keynote speaker was the Honorable Jonathan M. Mc- Collar, Mayor of Statesboro, Ga. During the Brunch, the Association honored a noted Educator, Pastor and veteran … Continue reading “The MLK Business and Community Unity Brunch Held”

Annette S. Mitchell Named Savannah Chapter’s 2019-2020 Top Lady of the Year

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated is honored to present the 2019- 2020 Area IV Top Lady of the Year, Lady Annette S. Mitchell. Lady Annette had the distinction of being named Top Lady of the Year for the Savannah Chapter in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011. She has also been named the Area IV Top Lady of the for 2006, … Continue reading “Annette S. Mitchell Named Savannah Chapter’s 2019-2020 Top Lady of the Year”

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Get ready Savannah to see how prayer and counseling can make a difference in life or death situations in areas related to our youth. There will be a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop, February 1st at 830 – 5 p.m. at the Southwest Chatham Library Auditorium. The goal is to teach those who work with youth in ministry, … Continue reading “Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop To Be Held”

3rd Annual Boost Brunch To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The Boost Brunch is Polished Pearl Productions, LLC’s signature event in Savannah, GA. The Boost Brunch is designed to foster an intimate, polished setting presenting the best women have to offer and can learn. We feature delicious cuisine, decadent desserts, live music, and elite vendors along with interactive inspirational and exciting tips for thriving women. The Boost Brunch also features … Continue reading “3rd Annual Boost Brunch To Be Held”

Connor’s Temple to Celebrate CTBC-SSU Day

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Connor’s Temple invites you to celebrate Connor’s Temple Baptist Church – Savannah State University Day. The speaker for this annual occasion will be Mrs. Kimberly Ballard-Washington, Esq., Interim President of Savannah State University. The program will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. Other participants on the program will include the Connor’s Temple Youth Choir, the Youth … Continue reading “Connor’s Temple to Celebrate CTBC-SSU Day”

1st Annual Teolita S. Rickenbacker Cervical Cancer Awareness/Fundrasier Luncheon Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The 1st Annual, Teolita S. Rickenbacker Cervical Cancer Awareness/ Fundrasier Luncheon took place Saturday, January 11, 2020 on a mission to “Stomp Out Cervical Cancer”. The participants included the support group “ Cervivor” with a presentation from survivor “Cancer Rebel” Tamika Felder, a praise dance from the Girls Against Satan, and words from survivors Ms. Deborah Beasley and Mrs. Chanel … Continue reading “1st Annual Teolita S. Rickenbacker Cervical Cancer Awareness/Fundrasier Luncheon Held”

Whitely Announces Candidacy for 6th District County Commissioner

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Aaron “Adot” Whitely, community activist and mentor, announced his intent to run for 6th District County Commissioner at Mosaic Church last Friday, January 17, 2020 Mr. Whitely, a retired Army Medic and Savannah State University graduate, brings many years of service to his country and to his community. He now wants to expand that service and work for the Chatham … Continue reading “Whitely Announces Candidacy for 6th District County Commissioner”