GRAND FESTIVAL DAY (Feb 8: 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.)

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Savannah Civic Center, 301 Oglethorpe Ave. An array of family-oriented activities ending with a star-studded concert. $5 All-Day Admission Fee Bracelet (Age 18 & above) Free admission for SSU Students with ID. Annual Gospel Concert (February 9 at 5:30 PM) Featuring Melvin Crispell, III, 2019 Sunday Best Winner. Opening performances by the SSU Wesleyan Gospel Choir and Anointed Voices, GSU/Armstrong … Continue reading “GRAND FESTIVAL DAY (Feb 8: 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.)”

Sweet Defeat

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Glorious day for the Kansas City Chiefs as they took home the title of 2020 Superbowl champions, Sunday evening on the 2nd day of February, despite doubt from San Francisco 49ers fans! The Chiefs played a strong game, controlling the scoreboard against the 49ers during the first quarter with a total of 7 points against the oppositions 3. The 49ers … Continue reading “Sweet Defeat”

Lang and Wilcher Partner To Ensure Chatham Inmates Have Access To Voting

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Chatham County Board of Elections Member Antwan T. Lang and Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher Sr. has partnered to ensure County inmates that are legally eligible to vote have access to the ballot box this coming 2020 election cycle. Many Americans held in local and state jails awaiting trial, are legally eligible to vote. Each election cycle, however, countless numbers … Continue reading “Lang and Wilcher Partner To Ensure Chatham Inmates Have Access To Voting”

Laurel Grove South Cemetery Black History Month Walking Tours

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

In celebration of Black History Month, the City of Savannah Cemeteries Division, in partnership with the Massie Heritage Center, will be conducting historic walking tours of Laurel Grove South Cemetery, 2101 Kollock St., on Saturdays throughout February. Join us as we visit the final resting place of some of Savannah’s most influential African-American citizens. Tours will begin at noon on … Continue reading “Laurel Grove South Cemetery Black History Month Walking Tours”

Mayor Van Johnson Presents Key to the City to Retired Executive Chef

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Alfreda Payne has been serving hot meals to the homeless and hungry at Emmaus House Soup Kitchen in Savannah Georgia for 20 years. She officially retired in December of 2019. On Friday January 31st, the Emmaus House community came together to celebrate the impact that her hard work and love has had on those experiencing homelessness and hunger. Mayor Van … Continue reading “Mayor Van Johnson Presents Key to the City to Retired Executive Chef”

Teddy Adams and Huxsie Scott To Be Honored at Evening of Jazz Event

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Blockbuster entertainers will perform at An Evening of Jazz proudly presented by Shabazz Seafood Restaurant. You will hear great performances by Bernard Dilliar, Melvin Dean and Christopher King and Company. This enjoyable event will be held Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at The Beach Institute located at 502 East Harris Street in downtown Savannah, Georgia. The admission is … Continue reading “Teddy Adams and Huxsie Scott To Be Honored at Evening of Jazz Event”

Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. Awards The 2020 Ursuline B. Law Medical Scholarship

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 the Cuyler Community Improvement Association held its annual scholarship luncheon at the historic Pirates House Restaurant in Savannah, GA. The luncheon was hosted by CCIA, Inc. officers; Mrs. Rebecca Joiner, President, Mrs. Ursuline Dickey, vice-president, Mrs. Pamela Bryant-Jones, secretary and Mrs. Clara Elmore-Bain, advisor. The well-deserved recipients for the 2020 scholarship season were: Ms. Michara … Continue reading “Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. Awards The 2020 Ursuline B. Law Medical Scholarship”

Savannah African Art Museum Appoints New Education Coordinator

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

The Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM) is pleased to welcome Lisa Jackson as their new Education Coordinator. In this vital role Jackson develops and monitors all educational programs and plans all educational events at SAAM. The Education Coordinator supports museum exhibitions, as well as educational outreach and community programs for visitors of all age groups. She also will focus on … Continue reading “Savannah African Art Museum Appoints New Education Coordinator”

First African Baptist Church Reopens Sanctuary After Renovation

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the oldest continuous black church in North America and a registered National Historic Landmark, First African Baptist Church has reopened their newly renovated sanctuary. Visitors from all walks of life have visited the sanctuary and left inspired including Grammy award-winning artist John Mellencamp, actor and civil rights activist Lou Gossett, Jr., Rev. Dr. Jesse Jackson, … Continue reading “First African Baptist Church Reopens Sanctuary After Renovation”

Oral History Committee Searching For Descendants

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

The 2020 Oral History Committee of the Mulberry Grove Organization is asking for help in locating descendants of the men, women and children who were enslaved on that plantation between 1749 and 1864. The stories of these descendants will be included on the organization’s Blog and then become part of a book that will preserve these stories for posterity. Anyone … Continue reading “Oral History Committee Searching For Descendants”