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By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

In Solidarity…CASA Announces Pledge

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

To our fellow community members, please know that during this time of mourning, anger and frustration, erupting due to the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, Savannah/Chatham CASA stands with our black staff, volunteers, families and children. We are deeply saddened by the continuation of violence against the black community and we demand justice for … Continue reading “In Solidarity…CASA Announces Pledge”

Rallies Continue Following Peaceful Protest

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

Hundreds of Savannah residents gathered in Forsyth Park last Saturday, June 6, 2020 for a peaceful rally organized by Savannah’s Political Rascals group. A “Call to Action” was the message sent out to the community in response to the need to focus and concentrate on resources within various organizations and other programs that are addressing the inequalities that persist in … Continue reading “Rallies Continue Following Peaceful Protest”

Byck Foundation Honors Mayor With Donation To The United Way COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

United Way of the Coastal Empire received a $10,000 contribution from The Byck Foundation to honor the outstanding job Mayor Van Johnson and his team did to protect Savannah during Sunday’s peaceful protest. Every dollar of this donation will be used to help our communities through the economic challenges created by the pandemic. “We’re deeply moved by this act of … Continue reading “Byck Foundation Honors Mayor With Donation To The United Way COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund”

Peaceful Protest March At Savannah Beach

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

On Saturday, June 6, 2020 a Justice Peace Rally for George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery was held on Tybee Island. The event was organized by Pat Leiby, a Tybee resident and self-identified “Worker Bee” for TybeeMLK. Pat used word-of-mouth to spread the word by phone and person to-person instead of social media. Her decision to use this old-school technique made … Continue reading “Peaceful Protest March At Savannah Beach”

8th Annual Man, Woman & Students of the Year Virtual Finale Celebrations To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man, Woman & Students of the Year Virtual Grand Finale Celebrations will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 via Zoom at 5:30-6:30pm (for the Students of the Year) and 8:00-9:00pm (for the Man & Woman of the Year). Join via Zoom; Pre-Registration required to receive link: Students of the Year: SOYSAV2020. givesmart.com or Man … Continue reading “8th Annual Man, Woman & Students of the Year Virtual Finale Celebrations To Be Held”

A Message From the NCNW

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

The Georgia State Coalition of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) extends our deepest condolences to the families effected by police violence. We bear witness to our country being on the cusp of a necessary transformation. We watched the tragic deaths of our minority brothers and sisters captured on video. As we mourn with our fellow Americans, NCNW will work … Continue reading “A Message From the NCNW”

City Asks For MPC To Review & Gather Additional Public Input On Savannah’s New Arena & Canal District Master Plan

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

Savannah has asked the Chatham County Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to review the City’s “Arena and Canal District” Master Plan. To get additional feedback and data, the MPC has generated a public survey and several forums will be made available for the public to learn more about the plan. The MPC is offering multiple ways for the public to … Continue reading “City Asks For MPC To Review & Gather Additional Public Input On Savannah’s New Arena & Canal District Master Plan”

First Judicial Administrative District Delivers McMichael Case

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

On June 4, 2020, unindicted matters associated with Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan were bound over to the Superior Court of Glynn County. Judge Timothy R. Walmsley of the Eastern Judicial Circuit has been appointed to preside in the cases until final disposition. In Georgia the courts promote access and understanding of court proceedings not only by the … Continue reading “First Judicial Administrative District Delivers McMichael Case”

TybeeMLK 5th Annual Juneteenth Wade In

By Savannah Tribune | June 10, 2020

TybeeMLK 5th Annual Juneteenth Wade In will be held 9:00 am Friday June 19 at North Beach. We will gather in front of North Beach Grill 33 Meddin Drive Tybee 31328 Reading of the emancipation proclamation Savannah’s Patt Gunn Gullah Geechee Storyteller and Company will lead us to Wade In Water Attorney Chad Mance Savannah NAACP VP will be the … Continue reading “TybeeMLK 5th Annual Juneteenth Wade In”