Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Defeat Trump and Change History

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

After days of counting in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Arizona, President Obama’s former Vice President, Joe Biden, and California Senator, Kamala Harris, won the 2020 race for the White House. News of their victory sparked spontaneous celebrations around the country. In Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York and Atlanta people took to the streets on foot and in cars in celebration … Continue reading “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Defeat Trump and Change History”

Veteran’s Council Names Veteran of the Year and Parade Grand Marshal

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

The Veteran’s Council of Chatham County announced Jimmy Ray as Veteran of the Year. The Chatham County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Ray during their regular meeting held on Friday, November 6. Ray is a past commander of American Legion Chatham post 36. He was instrumental in the fundraising and construction of the World War II Memorial on River Street. … Continue reading “Veteran’s Council Names Veteran of the Year and Parade Grand Marshal”

Beloved “Jeopardy!” Host Alex Trebek Passes Away

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!’ s long-term host since producer Merv Griffin revived the show in 1984, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 with family and friends at his home. He was 80 years old. This comes after Mr. Trebek’s battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, which he revealed he was diagnosed with in March of 2019. In October 2018, Alex … Continue reading “Beloved “Jeopardy!” Host Alex Trebek Passes Away”

Savannah State University Celebrates Founders Day

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Savannah State University (SSU) will host a live virtual celebration of Founders Day on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m. The annual observance recognizes those who established the University in 1890, celebrates the history of the institution and those who have contributed to its success. The ceremony includes a guest speaker and the presentation of awards to members of the … Continue reading “Savannah State University Celebrates Founders Day”

Ellis Wins Commission Chairman Seat

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Last Friday, Chester Ellis held a press conference to thank his supporters, especially Jenny McCord and Campaign Manager Robert Gould. Ellis held a slim lead on Election Day, but with additional ballots reported Thursday in Chatham County, Chester Ellis is the projected winner in the commission chairman race. Ellis told a room of supporters that his opponent Jason Buelterman, the … Continue reading “Ellis Wins Commission Chairman Seat”

Hospice Savannah Celebrates 29th Annual Tree of Light

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Hospice Savannah recognizes there has been no global, national, or local collective grief response to the loss we have all experienced this year. Because of the coronavirus, many have been denied attending traditional funerals, family and memorial gatherings. From the safety of home, community members are invited to virtually join Hospice Savannah’s grief counselors on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah Celebrates 29th Annual Tree of Light”

Pooler Resident, Lisa Washington’s Book, “Love Lifted Me”, Wins Global Award

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

The votes are in and Lisa Washington’s third book, Love Lifted Me, won the Author Elite Award for Clean Romance. Award Winners were announced on October 23 during a virtual ceremony presented live on Facebook. Winners were given the chance to speak through video call and Washington used the time to thank her family, friends and faith. This is Washington’s … Continue reading “Pooler Resident, Lisa Washington’s Book, “Love Lifted Me”, Wins Global Award”

Historic Savannah Foundation Welcomes New Controller

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) has announced the hiring of Melanie Jordan as its new controller. Jordan will be responsible for the oversight of all accounting and financial reporting for the nonprofit organization. Melanie Jordan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Savannah State in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and brings a vast array of business experience to Historic … Continue reading “Historic Savannah Foundation Welcomes New Controller”

Vice President-Elect

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Historic! President Elect Kamala Harris made history on Saturday, November 7th, 2020, when she became the first woman, black woman, and person of South Asian descent to be elected Vice President of the United States of America. In the fall of 2019, I saw then-presidential candidate Harris speak at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Before this moment, I was relatively unexcited and … Continue reading “Vice President-Elect”

ACT NOW! Get Your Absentee Ballots For The January 5th Runoff Election!

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Absentee Ballot Applications will NOT be automatically mailed to active voters for the very important upcoming Senatorial Runoff Election on January 5, 2021. We must elect Savannahian, Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff as our two U.S. Senators from Georgia because President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris need to have the right number of members in the U.S. Senate to … Continue reading “ACT NOW! Get Your Absentee Ballots For The January 5th Runoff Election!”