Letter to the Editor: August 17, 2020

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Chatham County Commissioner James Holmes was an outstanding human being whose life gave witness to service above self. He was a man who, by example and words, made a difference to more than a generation of youth. Affectionately, he was known as “Coach” because of his leadership in the Frank Callen Boys and Girls Athletic program. That carried him to … Continue reading “Letter to the Editor: August 17, 2020”

Public Notice Magnet Recognition Program®

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Candler Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2015 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In October 2020, Candler Hospital is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via … Continue reading “Public Notice Magnet Recognition Program®”

The New Georgia Project Highlights the Contributions of Black Women to the Suffrage Movement

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. The New Georgia Project is highlighting the contributions made by Black women during this era that are often ignored when reflecting on this chapter of history. The truth is that it would take most Black women almost five decades more … Continue reading “The New Georgia Project Highlights the Contributions of Black Women to the Suffrage Movement”

The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) of Economic Opportunity For Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) Seeks Your Help

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Are you a grandparent or relative who has taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting because the biological parent is unable to do so? The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) of Economic Opportunity for Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) is designed to encourage and promote the creation or expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on … Continue reading “The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) of Economic Opportunity For Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) Seeks Your Help”

Equity And Public Policy

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

There is no way around it: 2020 is all about equity and advocacy. On the streets, in the news, and around the kitchen table the words “Black lives matter” are resonating. These three words are a call for equity, and the movement is an example of local and national advocacy. While some of us are comfortable talking about our beliefs … Continue reading “Equity And Public Policy”

The Savannah Jaycees are Hosting a Back-to-School Supply Drive

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

The Savannah Jaycees are hosting a community wide school supply drive. The organization is excited about the opportunity to give back to area students and teachers. Although the start of this school year might look a little different, the members of the Jaycees are hoping to help equip these classrooms for success! Top 10 teacher requested items are: Earbuds/ headphones, … Continue reading “The Savannah Jaycees are Hosting a Back-to-School Supply Drive”

The Last Summer Night Market

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

The last Summer Night Market open-air event will take place from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, August 22 in the Southern Barrel parking lot in Buckwalter Plaza in Bluffton. The open-air shopping event features live music and items for sale by local artisans and makers. The event is sponsored by Lowcountry Made, an online community and marketing organization that encourages everyone to … Continue reading “The Last Summer Night Market”

Dr. John D Marshall Maybe First Practicing Georgia Physician To Die From COVID 19

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Dr. John D. Marshall, Jr. 74, a family practice doctor in Americus, Georgia for more than three decades, contracted COVID-19 from his elderly patient, family members said. Marshall passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 after spending 111 days on a ventilator. He is apparently the first practicing Georgia physician to die from the coronavirus. A Savannah native, Marshall was an … Continue reading “Dr. John D Marshall Maybe First Practicing Georgia Physician To Die From COVID 19”

The Savannah Fire Department To Host A Virtual Graduation Ceremony

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

The Savannah Fire Department will host a virtual graduation ceremony for the Spring/Summer 2020 Firefighter Recruit Class at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 20. Due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, the Savannah Fire Department will host a virtual ceremony for the graduates of the Spring/Summer 2020 Firefighter Recruit School. The ceremony will be closed to the public, but friends, family and … Continue reading “The Savannah Fire Department To Host A Virtual Graduation Ceremony”

Savannah Machine & Shipyard Workers Diagnosed With Cancer

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

– Shipyard workers employed before 1981 diagnosed with various cancers are entitled to special benefits. Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, laryngeal cancer, pharyngeal cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and mesothelioma are frequently caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos-laced products were used for decades at Savannah Machine & Shipyard. Neither employees nor management were aware of the asbestos risk. Asbestos is … Continue reading “Savannah Machine & Shipyard Workers Diagnosed With Cancer”