Savannah State Hosts Presidential Investiture Honoring Kimberly Ballard-Washington

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

The Presidential Investiture of Kimberly Ballard-Washington, J.D., the 14th President of Savannah State University, will be held on Friday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. in Tiger Arena, 3219 College St. Counted among the oldest of traditions in academia, an investiture ceremony is one of dignity with many academic traditions and protocols. Special guests including University System of Georgia colleagues, community … Continue reading “Savannah State Hosts Presidential Investiture Honoring Kimberly Ballard-Washington”

GA Legislative Black Caucus Names Rep. Carl Gilliard As 2021 Legislator Of The Year

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) was recently named by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) as its 2021 Legislator of the Year. “It is an honor to receive this kind of recognition from the country’s largest legislative Black caucus,” said Rep. Gilliard. “The GLBC is a driving force to championing legislation that benefits and protects Georgians, and I am … Continue reading “GA Legislative Black Caucus Names Rep. Carl Gilliard As 2021 Legislator Of The Year”

Former Mayor Edna Jackson Wins District 165 Seat

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

Former Mayor Edna Jackson has been elected to serve out the vacated House District 165 seat of the late Rep. Mickey Stephens who passed away in August after a long illness. Jackson took victory over Democrats Sabrina Greene-Kent, Antwan Lang and Clinton Young, and Libertarian Clinton Cowart. Jackson garnered 53% of the votes which was enough to avoid a runoff. … Continue reading “Former Mayor Edna Jackson Wins District 165 Seat”

Mitchell Selected For Sons of Allen Hall of Fame

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

On November 13, 2021 in Byron, GA, Tommie L. Mitchell will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Sons of Allen of the Sixth Episcopal District of the AME Church. Mitchell was born and raised in Kingsland, GA and is a 1960 graduate of Savannah State College. One of the highlights of his time at Savannah State was … Continue reading “Mitchell Selected For Sons of Allen Hall of Fame”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

For this week’s edition, I am yielding to an editorial response regarding the gerrymandered votes on Redistricting by the Georgia General Assembly. ********************************************* Gerrymandering is NOT Nonpartisan By Rebecca Rolfes The Georgia General Assembly, meeting in special session this month, will redraw electoral district lines which will determine not only what district voters live in but which party they vote … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

The Chatham County Front Porch Hosts “3 Years Long, 700 Strong” Anniversary Celebration!

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

On Friday, October 29th The Front Porch, Chatham County’s first Multi-Agency Resource Center for Youth hosted their Third Annual Anniversary Celebration at 2203 Abercorn Street. Established in 2019, The Front Porch is a community-based risk reduction program designed to identify children and families who are at risk of becoming involved with the Juvenile Court system. Youth who are referred to … Continue reading “The Chatham County Front Porch Hosts “3 Years Long, 700 Strong” Anniversary Celebration!”

Savannah Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Receives Grants to Support Social Action Initiatives

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

Savannah Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, has received two grants totaling $9,500 to support its social action initiatives, specifically voter education and redistricting. The chapter was awarded a $7,000 redistricting grant by the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda. During the month of November, grant funds will be used to raise awareness in the chapter’s service areas … Continue reading “Savannah Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Receives Grants to Support Social Action Initiatives”

Class 101 Savannah is Helping to Make College Planning Easy

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

Applying to college can be overwhelming. The Class 101 of Savannah Team is helping families navigate the complex, multiyear college planning process by working one-on-one with students as early as the 8th grade. The Team provides services students and parents that include: developing a college list, visiting colleges, improving grades, prepping for the PSAT/ACT/ SAT, upgrading academic resumes, crafting college … Continue reading “Class 101 Savannah is Helping to Make College Planning Easy”

Ask A Mindset Coach

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

Question: I own a small florist shop and have been in business for 5 years. I recently connected with a successful female florist who has been in business for 12 years. We’ve met a few times and have similar philosophies on business. She offered to help me in any way that she could. I know I could stand to learn … Continue reading “Ask A Mindset Coach”

7th Annual Home For The Holidays Contest Winners Announced

By Savannah Tribune | November 10, 2021

The Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport today announced the winners of its seventh annual “Home for the Holidays” contest held in partnership with WTOC and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The contest was held to send ten active-duty service members home to spend the holidays with their families. Savannah/Hilton Head International would like to congratulate a few of … Continue reading “7th Annual Home For The Holidays Contest Winners Announced”