Dr. M. Brian Blake Selected As The Next Georgia State University President

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Dr. M. Brian Blake, the executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at George Washington University, was appointed today as Georgia State University’s president after a unanimous vote by the University System Board of Regents. He begins his tenure Aug. 9. Blake, a computer scientist and software engineer, succeeds President Mark Becker, who led the university to unparalleled growth … Continue reading “Dr. M. Brian Blake Selected As The Next Georgia State University President”

Announcing The 40th Savannah Jazz Festival 2021

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Savannah Jazz, in partnership with the City of Savannah and WSAV announces that the 40th annual Savannah Jazz Festival will take place September 23 – 26. Free, live, and festive! “We are beyond grateful that the City and WSAV will continue their lead partnerships to deliver the 40th Savannah Jazz Festival, poised to reach our biggest audience ever,” says Paula … Continue reading “Announcing The 40th Savannah Jazz Festival 2021”

Colonial Group Celebrates 100 Years In Business In 2021

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Savannah- based Colonial Group Inc. is preparing to mark a major milestone in the company’s history. On July 21, 2021, Colonial will be celebrating 100 years in business. “When my grandfather, Raymond McAllister Demere, returned to Savannah after serving with distinction in World War I, he recognized the need to supply fuel for the new internal combustion engines powering vehicles … Continue reading “Colonial Group Celebrates 100 Years In Business In 2021”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted unanimously along with Democratic Senators to make Juneteenth a National Holiday. Even Rep. Buddy Carter, our Congressman in the U.S. House of Representative, casts a “Yea” vote for the Juneteenth National Holiday. HOWEVER, WE MUST NOT BE BLINDSIDED, AND LET THE REPUBLICAN VOTES DISTRACT US! Voting to grant a One-day annual holiday celebration is … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

By legitimizing and embracing the FEARS of TRUTH and CRITICAL THINKING, the “Feel Good” misinformation about America, and the OMISSION of historical facts about our multicultural-multiethnic Americans, there is the risk of ultimately annihilating American History, World History and the true meaning of humankind. DO THE RESEARCH AND USE YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS TO LEARN THE TRUE MEANING OF CRITICAL … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

A.E. Beach H.S. Class Of 1951 70th Year Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Seven decades have passed (unbelievable). Seventy years ago, on June 8, 1951, 218 Students received their High School Diplomas from Alfred E. Beach High School. On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, seven of those students gathered to commemorate the 70th year of the Class of 1951’s graduation. We enjoyed lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse on Abercorn Street. Those attending were: Rosa Williams … Continue reading “A.E. Beach H.S. Class Of 1951 70th Year Reunion”

Plant Riverside District to Host Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend on July 2-5

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Plant Riverside District – Savannah, Ga.’s newest and most exciting destination for dining, shopping and live entertainment – will host the Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend from Friday, July 2 through Monday, July 5 to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. All family-friendly festivities, which are free and open to the public, will take place at The Kessler … Continue reading “Plant Riverside District to Host Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend on July 2-5”

Chatham County Health Department To Hold Back-to-School Clinics

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

No cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings for Chatham County school students. (Normally a $30 fee applies when getting the screening at the health department). Immunization services will also be available at regular cost. The event will be held 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 and 29 at Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah. … Continue reading “Chatham County Health Department To Hold Back-to-School Clinics”

OneSeed, Inc. Announces June Recipient; The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. Awarded Resource Mini Grant

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

OneSeed, Inc., a local nonprofit, supporting other small, local nonprofits realize and reach their full potential through three initiatives, Seed Money (Mini Grants), Deep Roots (Board Development), and Twining Stems (Community Collaborations); selected The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. as the June recipient of a $500 grant as a part of their Seed Money Resource Mini Grant initiative. “I founded … Continue reading “OneSeed, Inc. Announces June Recipient; The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. Awarded Resource Mini Grant”

Juneteenth Is A Federal Holiday

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

This past Friday, the President of the United States, Joe Biden, signed an executive order making Juneteenth a federal holiday making it our twelfth holiday granted federal workers in a calendar year. Juneteenth has become a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June … Continue reading “Juneteenth Is A Federal Holiday”