The Southern Women’s Show Visits Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

The Southern Women’s Show (SWS) is pleased to announce that Chef Monica, Rosalynn Daniels, and Val Chmerkovskiy will be in Savannah as special celebrity guests at the 17th Annual Southern Women’s Show at the Savannah Convention Center on February 28-March 1, 2020. Don’t miss your chance to explore over 100,000 square feet of leading retailers, products and services on the … Continue reading “The Southern Women’s Show Visits Savannah”

Explore Geechee History & Culture In East Liberty County

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Sankofa is an African word that means Go back and fetch it. “It” is an awareness of family, history, culture, photographs, and memories of sights, taste, touch, smells, and sounds of African American-Geechee people in Liberty County. The Sankofa Driving Trail will take you to fourteen significant cultural and historical sites in East Liberty County. We hope to encourage more … Continue reading “Explore Geechee History & Culture In East Liberty County”

SCAD Generates $766 Million In Economic Impact for Georgia

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Last Thursday, Vice President of The Savannah Tribune, Tanya Milton sat down with the vice presidents of both of SCAD’s Georgia campuses to discuss their annual $766.2 million economic impact on the state and community of Savannah, GA. For the last 41 years, the Savannah College of Art and Design has intricately woven itself into the city of Savannah through … Continue reading “SCAD Generates $766 Million In Economic Impact for Georgia”

Dr. Dandy Retires After 48 Years In Business

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Dr. James Alphonso Dandy, the first Black eye doctor in Savannah…the first black doctor to practice across Victory Drive…the first professional, other than chiropractors, to advertise on radio and television… former Chairman of the Board and Interim Executive Director of Savannah Association for the Blind… lauded in a 1995 Eye Care Business Magazine article as having the most successful black-owned … Continue reading “Dr. Dandy Retires After 48 Years In Business”

The A. Philip Randolph Institute Honors The Legacy of The Late Mr. Chester Dunham

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

On Saturday, February 22, 2020, The A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI), Savannah Chapter, will honor the legacy of the late Mr. Chester Dunham with a “Legacy Award Dinner”. Mr. Dunham was a fixture in Organized Labor, his Community and the Civil Rights Movement for most of his life. He used his passion for activism and his widely recognized voice to … Continue reading “The A. Philip Randolph Institute Honors The Legacy of The Late Mr. Chester Dunham”

H. Lee Perry For Tax Commissioner

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Savannah native Henry Lee Perry Jr. announced his bid for Chatham County Tax Commissioner on Monday, February 10, 2020. Background: A graduate of Savannah State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Lee has held several positions in the banking and finance industry, and has worked in the government sector for more than 15 years. As a civic leader in … Continue reading “H. Lee Perry For Tax Commissioner”

Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Savannah City Council Members; Rollout of New Voting Machine

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

On Sunday, February 23, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its Mass Meeting at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church located at 1401 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Members of Savannah City Council have been invited to share their views of the first sixty days of a new majority and to speak on improving relationships between the community and … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Savannah City Council Members; Rollout of New Voting Machine”

Rep. Gilliard Introduces Legislation to Create GA Gang Prevention & Intervention Task Force

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) recently introduced House Bill 883, legislation that would create the Georgia Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Rep. Gilliard will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed legislation on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. in room 341 of the State Capitol. “The state has identified more than 71,000 gang members, … Continue reading “Rep. Gilliard Introduces Legislation to Create GA Gang Prevention & Intervention Task Force”

Savannah Section National Council of Negro Women “Continuing the Legacy”

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

The Savanah Section of the National Council of Negro Women is Continuing the Legacy by commemorating 25 years of being organized and chartered with an Anniversary luncheon February 29. The 25th Anniverary luncheon will be held GSU Armstrong campus in the Student Union Ballroom beginning at 11:30 am. Dr. Lois Keith, Nattional Leadership Chair from Atlanta, Georgia is the Keynote … Continue reading “Savannah Section National Council of Negro Women “Continuing the Legacy””

Black PR Wire & Business Wire Will Host Annual Black History Month Webinar

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Black History Month is upon us and now is the time to celebrate and share our stories of entrepreneurial success, as we encourage a pay it forward approach and share ideas and strategies for a win-win for all. To aid in this mission, Business Wire and Black PR Wire will host/present their annual Black History Month Webinar as a part … Continue reading “Black PR Wire & Business Wire Will Host Annual Black History Month Webinar”