First Annual Kwanzaa Krawl To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Alderwoman Gibson Carter is please to present the First Annual Kwanzaa Krawl. Kwanzaa is a 7 day holiday which allows African Americans to celebrate their heritage. More than 50 years ago, Kwanzaa was created in response to community riots in Los Angeles. Gibson-Carter stated, “In the face of increased homicides in Savannah among our black youth, particularly boys & men, … Continue reading “First Annual Kwanzaa Krawl To Be Held”

Vote to Move Georgia and America Forward!

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Early voting for the January 5, 2021 Runoff Election has already started and will continue until December 31, 2020. We hope that you have already voted and used the Sample Ballot that we have printed to help you decide to vote for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to fill the two contested U. S. Senate positions. We also encourage you … Continue reading “Vote to Move Georgia and America Forward!”

“It’s Time to Vote” Rally For Ossoff & Warnock Held In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Hundreds gathered last Saturday at the Garden City Stadium for the “It’s Time to Vote” rally. Investigative journalist Jon Ossoff was joined by fellow U.S. Senate nominee, Savannah native, and Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church Reverend Raphael for the rally. Both candidates are on the Democratic ticket for two U.S. Senate seats from Georgia and are challenging incumbent Republican … Continue reading ““It’s Time to Vote” Rally For Ossoff & Warnock Held In Savannah”

Mayor Van Johnson To Kickoff 2021 Hungry Club Forum Series

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its monthly, Signature Roundtable and Open Forum community issues discussion, on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at www.facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah, at 9:30 AM. The Honorable Van R. Johnson, II, Mayor, City of Savannah has consented to participate in “A Conversation with Mayor Johnson on Moving Savannah Forward.” Savannah’s premiere community issues platform invites … Continue reading “Mayor Van Johnson To Kickoff 2021 Hungry Club Forum Series”

Chatham County District Attorney-Elect Shalena Cook Jones Announces Her Executive Team

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Today, Chatham County District Attorney Elect Shalena Cook Jones identified the members of her leadership team. The Executive Team consists of attorneys Michael Edwards, Jennifer Parker, and Nathanael E. Wright. DA-Elect Jones said, “I am very excited that these three amazing attorneys have agreed to join me on this journey to serve the people of Chatham County.” During the campaign, … Continue reading “Chatham County District Attorney-Elect Shalena Cook Jones Announces Her Executive Team”

NABJ Virtual Awards Live Streamed

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) made history again and hosted its first-ever virtual awards event last Saturday, December 19, 2020. The awards show, powered by FedEx , kicked off at 8 p.m. ET. It was preceded by a pre-event reception at 7:30 p.m. ET. A postevent after-party with a live DJ was held from 10 p.m. to 11 … Continue reading “NABJ Virtual Awards Live Streamed”

Holidays To Impact CAT Services

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

The following schedules for Chatham Area Transit will be in effect during the holiday season: Christmas Eve – Thursday, Dec. 24 – CAT’s holiday bus schedule for fixed-route buses and CAT Mobility paratransit services will be in effect. The customer service office and phones will be staffed, but other administrative offices and the ticket window will be closed. Savannah Belles … Continue reading “Holidays To Impact CAT Services”

The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents “Kwanzaa – A Celebration of Family and Community”

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Celebrant and Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste will tell the magnificent story of Kwanzaa and will explore the origin, true meaning, cultural and historical significance of this African-American holiday. This masterful storytelling will explain the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa) and discuss how to embrace and use these principles to facilitate building and sustaining strong, self-determined, and reliant African-American … Continue reading “The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents “Kwanzaa – A Celebration of Family and Community””

S2S Facts Inc. Final Tough Turkey Holiday Cash Award Give-Away

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

S2S Facts Inc. a community 5013c nonprofit launched its holiday Tough Turkey initiative on November 21, 2020. The holiday initiative inspired by the growing pandemic, increased unemployment, and increased domestic violence was designed to bring ladies a bit of joy while celebrating their resilience making them a S2S Facts Tough Turkey. Each week a lady is selected from community nominations. … Continue reading “S2S Facts Inc. Final Tough Turkey Holiday Cash Award Give-Away”

Community Toy Drive “Stuffs” a Trolley with Gifts for Local Children

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

The Eichholz Law Firm hosted a finale for the 2020 Stuff-a-Trolley Toy Drive at its office at 319 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah. From 1-3 PM, Santa and a team of jolly volunteers collected last-minute, drive-through toy donations from generous members of the community. During the month of December, the firm had partnered with several Savannah area businesses who hosted donation … Continue reading “Community Toy Drive “Stuffs” a Trolley with Gifts for Local Children”