Difficulty In The Polls: Delays In The Voting Process

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

On Tuesday Chatham County voters headed to the polls for the long awaited primary election. Voters found themselves waiting in long lines due to the use of new voting machines and the technicians lack of training on the use of the new machines. During an interview with Chatham County Board of Elections Member, Antwan Lang, he stated, “From my perspective, … Continue reading “Difficulty In The Polls: Delays In The Voting Process”

Rayshard Brooks Was Fatally Shot By Atlanta Police Officers Last Friday

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

Two Atlanta police officers are being held accountable for the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks outside of a Wendy’s in Atlanta last Friday. Rayshard Brooks, 27, was pronounced dead on Sunday after being shot in the back twice by Atlanta police officers according to a statement by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. That Friday evening, police had been summoned … Continue reading “Rayshard Brooks Was Fatally Shot By Atlanta Police Officers Last Friday”

Groves High School Senior Wins ClearWater Solutions Scholarship

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

As many graduating high school seniors are preparing to begin their college careers, 10 seniors from across the southeastern U.S. are doing so with a little extra financial help. Clear- Water Solutions (CWS) recently awarded 10 deserving students with $1,000 scholarships to help further their education. The scholarship winners are considered leaders in their schools, not only with exceptional academic … Continue reading “Groves High School Senior Wins ClearWater Solutions Scholarship”

The Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. Scholarship Program Announces The 2020 Recipient

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

The Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. Scholarship Program proudly announces the recipient of the 2020 Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. Scholarship (the “Lovett Scholarship”). The 2020 Lovett Scholarship was designated for an individual currently or formerly in the foster care system, which the Lovett Scholarship Program felt would be ideal to honor Judge Lovett’s child welfare and juvenile justice work … Continue reading “The Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. Scholarship Program Announces The 2020 Recipient”

Elzie Kitchen Named Savannah Fire Department Assistant Chief, Logistics

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

After a nationwide search and thorough interview process with more than 60 applicants, the Savannah Fire Department’s own Elzie Kitchen was selected to serve as Assistant Chief, Logistics. Kitchen replaces Assistant Chief Curtis Wallace who will retire this month, after 23 years of service. “This is one of my most significant professional accomplishments,” Kitchen said. “I earned the support of … Continue reading “Elzie Kitchen Named Savannah Fire Department Assistant Chief, Logistics”

$100,000,000 Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In the Death of Peace Activist Shawntray Grant

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

The family of Shawntray Grant, represented by The Mance Law Firm, held a press conference last Monday to discuss the $100,000,000 wrongful death lawsuit that has been filed in the death of local peace activist Shawntray Grant. The press conference will be held at the Chatham County Courthouse, 133 Montgomery Street. On June 15, 2018, Grant was murdered in the … Continue reading “$100,000,000 Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In the Death of Peace Activist Shawntray Grant”

CAT Retaining Safety Measures Ahead of Service Increase

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

As Chatham Area Transit prepares to increase operating hours on Monday, customers should be aware of the safety measures and policies that will remain in place to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Until further notice, customers should be aware of the following: • Bus capacity is limited to 12 to 15 passengers. • CAT Mobility vans are … Continue reading “CAT Retaining Safety Measures Ahead of Service Increase”

Telfair Museums Announces Reopening Plan

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

Telfair Museums in downtown Savannah will be reopening its three sites—the Telfair Academy, the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and the Jepson Center for the Arts— beginning Friday, June 26. The three museums closed to the public in mid March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The museums, which share a single $20 admission fee, will be open 10am-5pm Thursdays-Mondays. During … Continue reading “Telfair Museums Announces Reopening Plan”

Senior Volunteer Program of EOA

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through RSVP seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations 1 to 40 hours per week. Choose where you want to serve from the many local agencies we are affiliated with. Qualifications are to be … Continue reading “Senior Volunteer Program of EOA”

Free Hearing Screenings Every Thursday

By Savannah Tribune | June 17, 2020

The Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, 1206 East 66th St., a nonprofit organization serving clients with speech pathology and audiology needs, offers free hearing screenings which are open to the public every Thursday from 9-11 a.m. Children ages three years old to adults of all ages are screened on a first-come, first-serve basis by a trained audiology assistant. If necessary, … Continue reading “Free Hearing Screenings Every Thursday”