Carver State Bank and Robert E. James Celebrate Historical Milestones

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

On Friday evening February 25, 2022, Carver State Bank of Savannah, GA, celebrated its 95th Anniversary and the historic 50-year Anniversary of its President and CEO, Robert E. James, with a Red-Carpet event and premiere of the documentary, Financial Freedom For All: Robert James and Carver State Bank. The Red-carpet event was held at the Savannah College of Art and … Continue reading “Carver State Bank and Robert E. James Celebrate Historical Milestones”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

African American Suffragette, Politician & Community Activist* A native and lifelong resident of Savannah, Mamie George S. Williams was born April 1872 to Reverend James and Sarah Miller, and educated at The Beach Institute in Savannah and Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA. According to author and historian Velma Maia Thomas, her activities as a Suffragette were sparked by the anticipated passage … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Found Guilty of Hate Crimes In Federal Court

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

A federal jury found Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan guilty on all counts in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. The verdict came on the eve of the anniversary of Arbery’s murder. The McMichaels and Bryan chased Arbery through their mostly white Georgia neighborhood in their pickup trucks, cornering him before Travis Mc- Michael shot the innocent jogger … Continue reading “Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Found Guilty of Hate Crimes In Federal Court”

Black Press Salutes Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Three times the Senate has confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson – twice unanimously. Now, an evenly divided Senate will face the task of confirming Judge Jackson to the highest court in America and, in the process, make her the first Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. On Friday, February 25, President Joe Biden made Judge Jackson his … Continue reading “Black Press Salutes Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson”

Georgia Builder Elected 2022 Chairman of The National Association of Home Builders

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Jerry Konter, a Savannah, Ga.-based home builder and developer with more than 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2022 Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the conclusion of this week’s NAHB Winter Leadership Meetings. Konter founded Konter Quality Homes in 1977. His company is one of the largest home … Continue reading “Georgia Builder Elected 2022 Chairman of The National Association of Home Builders”

Paul E. Smith Launches Campaign For The Fifth District School Board

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Native Savannahian, Paul E Smith announced his candidacy to become the new Fifth District Board Member of the Savannah Chatham County Public School System on Monday, February 28, 2022, at the Liberty City Community Center. Paul is a product of the Savannah Chatham School System having graduated from Beach High School and then Savannah State University. He completed his Master … Continue reading “Paul E. Smith Launches Campaign For The Fifth District School Board”

Buckhead City?

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Mornings for me are pretty stressful– those extra 5 minutes of sleep are so valuable that I’m willing to sacrifice breakfast for just a little bit longer in my bed. As I rush down the stairs to take my dog out for his morning walk, my mind goes to the day of school ahead: What classes do I have? Do … Continue reading “Buckhead City?”

ASK A MINDSET COACH

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Victoria Baylor, Mindset & Clarity Coach, Keynote Speaker Question: Lately I’ve been struggling to speak up. I attended a staff meeting the other day where a question was asked that I knew the answer to. I couldn’t bring myself to say a word. This has happened a lot lately. When I do answer I struggle to get the words out. … Continue reading “ASK A MINDSET COACH”

Savannah Native Serves Aboard Floating Airport

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexus Lewis, a native of Savannah, Georgia, serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford. Lewis joined the Navy two years ago. Today, Lewis serves as an aviation boatswain’s mate. “I joined the Navy for the opportunity to travel the world,” said Lewis. Growing … Continue reading “Savannah Native Serves Aboard Floating Airport”

Munroe Seeks 1st Congressional District Seat

By Savannah Tribune | March 02, 2022

“I had a meeting with our representative about healthcare solutions for our district. I told him how poorly our community was as it pertained to the maternal death rate in underserved communities and amongst women of color, and I also shared how we needed to provide choices as it pertains to healthcare providers because, in parts of our rural areas, … Continue reading “Munroe Seeks 1st Congressional District Seat”