U.S. Senators Sinema & Manchin Urged To Support One Person, One Vote

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

SUBJECT: Position on the Senate Filibuster TO: Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin FROM: LeRoy Zimmerman, Ed.D I am writing to strongly encourage you to support one person, one vote, at any cost. I am not a voter from your state. I am a 75 year old American who lives in Georgia and who has endured a lifetime of segregation … Continue reading “U.S. Senators Sinema & Manchin Urged To Support One Person, One Vote”

Converting Opportunity To Wealth In Our Community At The Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

On Saturday April 3, 2021, at 9:30 AM, Savannah Chatham County and surrounding areas are invited to participate in a virtual forum entitled, “Converting Opportunity to Wealth in Our Community: Update Part 1” Hosted by the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) and co-sponsored by local African American businessmen Rich Fergerson, Owner of ECO Building Concepts, LLC and Michael … Continue reading “Converting Opportunity To Wealth In Our Community At The Hungry Club Forum”

National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel will present a virtual commemoration in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy on April 4, the 53rd anniversary of his death. Due to the pandemic, this is the museum’s second virtual commemoration. “Remembering MLK: The Man. The Movement. The Moment.” airs at 5:00pm Central Sunday, April 4, on the museum’s … Continue reading “National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

Featuring Charlayne Hunter-Gault • 1st Black female tointegrate University ofGeorgia & the University’sSchool of Journalism• Reporter, the New Yorkerand the New York Times• National correspondentfor The MacNeil/LehrerNewshour, Public TV Verdelle LaVerne Lambert • Editor/Writer, JetMagazine• Editor/Writer, TradeCorporate Publications:IBM, JCPenney,National Associationof Social Workers, U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Yvonne Shinhoster Lamb • 30+ years as newspaperjournalist before retiringfrom Washington Post (2008)• Vice … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Chatham County Police Department Swears In Four New Officers

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

The Chatham County Police Department swore in four new police officers during a brief ceremony outside the Georgia Public Safety Training Center this afternoon. The newest officers are part of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center Class of March 2021. The officers are: Matthew Bryson, Tracy Flewellen, Ciprian Lascu and Daniel Vos. The officers will be honored at a formal … Continue reading “Chatham County Police Department Swears In Four New Officers”

Polk State Disability Services Coordinator Understands Student Struggles Firsthand

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

Dionne Formey truly understands what students are experiencing during these unusual times. As Polk State College’s Disability Services Coordinator, she is tasked with ensuring that reasonable and appropriate accommodations are in place for qualified students with physical and/or mental disabilities. Her goal is to make sure that students have the materials and conditions to succeed academically. She also uses her … Continue reading “Polk State Disability Services Coordinator Understands Student Struggles Firsthand”

Savannah Beauty Culturist League Celebrates 59 Years

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

The Savannah Beauty Culturist League honors all the Beautiful, talented, and thriving women in this organization for National Women’s History Month. The Savannah Beauty Culturist League was organized in 1962 by the late Mrs. Mary Moore. The League is an organization that consist of Licensed Cosmetologists, Barbers and Estheticians. Even during a pandemic, the league proudly virtually celebrated its 59th … Continue reading “Savannah Beauty Culturist League Celebrates 59 Years”

2021 Community Spring Festival

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

On Saturday, April 10 AMC Theatres 11 and ALM Sports, LLC. , presents the 2021 Community Spring Festival. This a free, family-friendly event taking place April 10, 10am – 2pm in the AMC Theatres parking lot. (1150 Shawnee St, Savannah, GA 31420). We will honor and recognize frontline workers and their families who have made significant contributions to the community … Continue reading “2021 Community Spring Festival”

COVID-19 Testing at Savannah Civic Center Will Shift to Walk-up Service

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

COVID-19 testing by public health at the Savannah Civic Center will shift from a drive-through model to walk-up testing two days per week. Beginning March 31st, walk-up testing will be offered every Wednesday and Thursday. Individuals may come on foot or may park in the Civic Center parking lot and walk into the testing site. Drive-through testing will continue to … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing at Savannah Civic Center Will Shift to Walk-up Service”

STEM Academy Students’ Project Nominated For Broadcom MASTERS

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

Two STEM Academy eighth graders have been nominated for the Broadcom MASTERS for their Science Fair project, “The Dangers of Microplastics Created by Fabric.” Nominees Zoe Chow and Samantha Dong have been chosen for this prestigious honor bestowed on the top 10% of sixth, seventh and eighth grade competitors at a Society for Science-affiliated science and engineering fairs in the … Continue reading “STEM Academy Students’ Project Nominated For Broadcom MASTERS”