MLB All-Star Game Snatched From Atlanta Over Georgia Voter Restriction Laws

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law the 98-page Election Integrity Act of 2021 at the end of March, initiating an overhaul of state elections backed by the GOP and opposed by Democrats. The condemnation was swift. Democratic State Rep. Park Cannon was arrested and charged with felony obstruction of law enforcement and disrupting a session of the General Assembly … Continue reading “MLB All-Star Game Snatched From Atlanta Over Georgia Voter Restriction Laws”

Savannah State University Announces Spring 2021 Commencement Plans

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

To honor the spring graduating Class of 2021, Savannah State University (SSU) will hold three ceremonies at Tiger Arena for designated colleges, on the following dates and times: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences: Friday, May 7 | 9 a.m. College of Business Administration and College of Education: Friday, May 7 | 5 p.m. College of Sciences and Technology: … Continue reading “Savannah State University Announces Spring 2021 Commencement Plans”

Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for the Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center (CCAC) Hispanic Outreach located at 4395 Ogeechee Rd. Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center provides a coordinated multidisciplinary approach to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse cases. This center will provide services to the Hispanic community as well as others. Police, DFCS caseworkers, prosecutors, medical professionals, counselors and … Continue reading “Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony”

CALL TO CONSCIENCE: DON’T FILIBUSTER DEMOCRACY!

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Join us in sending this message to ALL U.S. Senators: Dear Senator, Don’t Filibuster Democracy! As regressive forces try to split us apart, we come together as people and communities directly impacted by the evils of a society that Dr. King diagnosed over 50 years ago as “approaching spiritual death.” Evils such as voter suppression, economic exploitation, lack of healthcare, … Continue reading “CALL TO CONSCIENCE: DON’T FILIBUSTER DEMOCRACY!”

Under The Gold Dome

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Under the Gold Dome was distributed to League members and partners each week that the Georgia General Assembly was in session. It is a product of our Education Fund, allowing us to report legislative facts and activities at the State Capitol. The UTGD Team is comprised of LWVGA staff and volunteers, who track and report on legislation and committee hearings … Continue reading “Under The Gold Dome”

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Recognized At Its Regional Conference

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

The men of Sigma march on to even more accolades for their work in 2020. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated, Tau Beta Sigma Chapter of Savannah received numerous accolades during their virtual 2021 Regional Conference March 18 – March 20. The fraternity’s Southern Region consists of chapters from Alabama, The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. The Tau Beta Sigma Chapter … Continue reading “Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Recognized At Its Regional Conference”

The Savannah (Ga) Chapter Of The Links, Inc. Launches Dental Education Partnership With SCCPSS

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

The Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated launched the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program in partnership with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools, Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care, Inc. and Dr. Byron Colley, Dentistry for Children. The partnership will expand children’s dental health education and services in our schools and to reach children, families, and teachers with valuable … Continue reading “The Savannah (Ga) Chapter Of The Links, Inc. Launches Dental Education Partnership With SCCPSS”

Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Continues To Make Donations

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

This March, Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia provided additional funds to its regular 2020- 2021 granting cycle to six community organizations providing lifesaving care to women in need. ‘Since the pandemic began last year, our dear friends have continued to donate to fight breast cancer,’ said Executive Director Aileen Gabbey. ‘At a time when everyone is struggling, we were … Continue reading “Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Continues To Make Donations”

SCCPSS Students Selected As 2021 Governor’s Honors Program Finalists

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Thousands of students were nominated to the state level Governor’s Honors Program competition this year and just over 600 students were chosen as finalists. Seven SCCPSS students have been chosen as finalists, plus two as alternates. The Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and … Continue reading “SCCPSS Students Selected As 2021 Governor’s Honors Program Finalists”

Pritty: The Animation Launches Kickstarter Long Story Short Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Pritty: The Animation – the first-ever, Black, queer animated short film based in Savannah has launched its Kickstarter Long Story Short campaign to reach their next goal of $125,000 on the path to raising 1.6M for the total production budget. Keith F. Miller, Jr.,an award-winning educator, artist, researcher, and Savannah native wrote a soon-to-be published LGBTQ+ novel inspired by the … Continue reading “Pritty: The Animation Launches Kickstarter Long Story Short Campaign”