MPC Awarded Grant To Form Coastal Empire Resilience Network

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division (GADNR CRD) has announced that the Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) has been awarded a grant to aid in the formation of a Coastal Empire Resilience Network (CERN) that will ultimately benefit local jurisdictions within the coastal empire by actively improving the resilience of the area. This project is meant … Continue reading “MPC Awarded Grant To Form Coastal Empire Resilience Network”

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

Breast cancer is a type of cancer where cells in the breast tissue divide and grow without normal control. It is a widespread and random disease, striking women and men of all ages and races. It is estimated that more than 1.6 million new cases of breast cancer occurred among women worldwide in 2010. The exact cause of the disease … Continue reading “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

Youth Illustrator Joins The Savannah Tribune

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

The Savannah Tribune proudly introduces our Youth Illustrator, Abigail R. Gregory. Look for cartoon illustrations by “Abi” that will feature some of the thoughts and daily life experiences of youth. Abigail is an 8th grader at the International School in London, England, and has been a student there since 4th grade. Sketching has been one of her major hobbies for … Continue reading “Youth Illustrator Joins The Savannah Tribune”

SCAD Announces Schedule For 23rd Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the 23rd annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival as an all-virtual experience Oct. 24–31. The largest university-run film festival in the U.S., the eight-day celebration of cinematic excellence honors both professional and student filmmakers and welcomes major industry luminaries, including award-winning directors, writers and actors across the big screen. A key stop on … Continue reading “SCAD Announces Schedule For 23rd Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival”

Savannah Community Celebrates the Life of John H. Finney

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

John H. Finney passed away on September 22nd, 2020. A native of Savannah, GA, John was born on October 31st, 1938 to Margaret Heyward. In his early years, John attended Alfred E. Beach High School, was a Beach High School Hall of Fame Athlete and graduated with the “Class of 1957”. John furthered his education at Savannah State University­ earning … Continue reading “Savannah Community Celebrates the Life of John H. Finney”

Feed The Hungry 11th Annual MLK Drum Major Awards Held

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

Feed the Hungry held their 11h Annual MLK Drum Major Awards last Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Memorial Stadium Banquet Room. The 2020 Honorees included Sheriff John Wilcher, James, Hudson, Sr., Lawrence Bradley, Sr., Theresa Watson, Dr. Arleen Fuller, Anthony Prescott, Julius Royals, Patt Hunn, Mayor Don Bethume, Lonnie Green SFC Retired Bobby Lee Adams, Pat Lieby, Commissioner Bobby … Continue reading “Feed The Hungry 11th Annual MLK Drum Major Awards Held”

Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

During the month of October, the Savannah Branch NAACP invites its membership, supporters and sponsors to participate in its 2020 Days of Giving Campaign. Because the Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet, the Branch’s largest fundraiser, has been canceled due to pandemic, the Freedom Fund Committee has asked its supporters to donate to the Branch as one would have normally for … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign”

District Attorney’s Office Donates $2 Million in Funds to Four Victim Services Providers

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 2020

District Attorney Meg Heap announced an unprecedented donation to the four main victim services providers in Chatham County. The Safe Shelter, Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center, Rape Crisis Center and the Chatham County Family Justice Center will each receive $500,000. Due to the pandemic, many of our community’s nonprofits have suffered due to their inability to fund raise. The county’s victim … Continue reading “District Attorney’s Office Donates $2 Million in Funds to Four Victim Services Providers”

Senior Volunteer Program of EOA

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 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”

Relatives As Parents Program At EOA

By Savannah Tribune | October 07, 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 “Relatives As Parents Program At EOA”