GUILTY!

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

A fter nearly two years of pain, suffering, and wondering if the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery would pay for their heinous crime, the 25-yearold’s family finally received justice. A Glynn County, Georgia jury convicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William Bryan of felony murder. “Guilty. Guilty. Guilty,” civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump exclaimed. “Nothing will bring back Ahmaud, but … Continue reading “GUILTY!”

Official Statement From The Family of Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The family of Reverend Matthew Southall Brown, Sr, Pastor Emeritus of St. John (“The Mighty Fortress”) Baptist Church officially announces the passing and Celebration of Life services. The Community service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021, at 6:00 pm at the Savannah Civic Center in the Johnny Mercer Theater. A Private, Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, … Continue reading “Official Statement From The Family of Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.”

Kwanzaa: A Celebration Of Family & Community

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The Beach Institute, located at 502 East Harris Street, will host Kwanzaa presentations on Sunday, December 5th at 5:00 PM and Saturday, December 11th at 4:00 PM. Celebrant and Master Storyteller, Lillian Grant-Baptiste will tell the magnificent story of Kwanzaa and will explore the origin, the true meaning and cultural and historical significance of this African American holiday. Ms. Grant-Baptiste … Continue reading “Kwanzaa: A Celebration Of Family & Community”

Opinion: Prayer Matters

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

As I listened to the Reverend Al Sharpton speak outside of the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, after Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William R. Bryan were convicted for the February 23, 2020, murder of Mr. Ahmaud M. Arbery, I could not help but think of how surreal the past year and a half … Continue reading “Opinion: Prayer Matters”

Savannah State University Honors Distinguished Alumni

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah State University (SSU) recently honored outstanding alumni during the annual Founders Day celebration with two distinguished awards: The Richard R. Wright Award of Excellence and The Cyrus G. Wiley Distinguished Alumni Award. Each year Savannah State University takes a day to recognize those who have served the school and made its foundation stronger. The annual observance celebrates the institution’s … Continue reading “Savannah State University Honors Distinguished Alumni”

Coastal Heritage Society to Host Savannah Santa Train

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah Santa Train, an annual favorite holiday family event, returns on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 9 am to 5 pm at Georgia State Railroad Museum, located at 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA. Festive activities and entertainment include a holiday-themed diesel locomotive train ride experience, live demonstrations by Lowcountry Turners artfully hand-crafting toys available for purchase, caroling by Savannah Stage … Continue reading “Coastal Heritage Society to Host Savannah Santa Train”

Police Memorial Trail Reopens in Savannah, Helping Link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah’s Police Memorial Trail officially reopened last Monday, November 29. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the trailhead on the corner of Kerry St. and Dixie Ave., where City and County officials gathered with the Tide to Town board and members of the community to celebrate the conclusion of the five-year renovation effort. Extending from Kerry St. to near the … Continue reading “Police Memorial Trail Reopens in Savannah, Helping Link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer”

Savannah Tech Selects Betterson As Surgical Technology Department Head

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah Technical College recently selected Bridget Betterson as department head for Surgical Technology. She will develop, manage and teach classes, develop and coordinate curriculum, conduct assessments, evaluate effectiveness of courses through student data, graduate surveys and employer surveys, and ensure compliance with surgical technology accreditation standards of regional and national accrediting agencies. Betterson has more than 19 years of experience … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Selects Betterson As Surgical Technology Department Head”

The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated culminated their 2020-21 program year with three awards. The Chapter’s Art Facet, under the leadership of Carol Bell, won top honors, as the 1st place winner for The New Beginning Art Exhibition. This art program completed its 20th … Continue reading “The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants”

Creative Coast Launches eSTEAM Fund

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

In 2020, despite the pandemic, The Creative Coast was able to reach 290 youth through various programs the organization ran or supported. Programs like the Summer STEAM Coding Camp and GRIT Jr. to name a few. In 2022, The Creative Coast wants to quadruple that number and is seeking community support through the eSTEAM Fund. The eSTEAM Fund is dedicated … Continue reading “Creative Coast Launches eSTEAM Fund”