Sen. Manchin Declares His Intention To Vote For Judge Ketanji Jackson

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will win confirmation as the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, a strong hope turned virtually factual with the commitment from Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Friday, March 25. Sen. Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona have remained wildcards in the Democratic Party, routinely voting against their caucus and President Joe Biden’s agenda. But … Continue reading “Sen. Manchin Declares His Intention To Vote For Judge Ketanji Jackson”

Road To The May 24th Primary Election At The Hungry Club Forum: Part 1

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) “Harnessing the Power of Collaboration on the issues of today and tomorrow,” will hold Part 1 of its virtual community issues forum entitled, “Road to the May 24th Primary Election: What’s at Stake for You and Yours?” on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 9:30 AM. Everyone is invited to log in and … Continue reading “Road To The May 24th Primary Election At The Hungry Club Forum: Part 1”

United Way’s Annual Women Who Rule Event To Honor Ellen Bolch As “Woman Of The Year”

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

United Way of the Coastal Empire is proud to announce the annual Women Who Rule luncheon will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. This year’s event is presented by Step One Automotive Group and will honor Ellen Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group, as the 2022 “Woman of the Year.” Ellen Bolch is the … Continue reading “United Way’s Annual Women Who Rule Event To Honor Ellen Bolch As “Woman Of The Year””

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Savannah Tribune featured formidable women who have been, and still are, in the forefront advocating for the right to vote, especially for women. Savannahian and African American Mrs. Mamie George S. Williams was a little-known Georgia Suffragette who was a trailblazer working for voter education and voter registration among women, especially women of … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Scroll of Honor:

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

Mamie George S. Williams (1872-1951) Savannah African American Suffragist, Politician, Community Activist Educated and registered 40,000 women in 160 Georgia counties to vote in the 1920 Presidential election; Charter member, Southeast Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs; President, Georgia Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs; Vice-President, National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs. Sarah Berrien Casey Morgan (1851-1931) Savannah Suffragist, Politician, Community Activist … Continue reading “Scroll of Honor:”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

The Savannah Fire Department is celebrating Women’s History with an all-women firefighter unit. Capt. Chela Gutierrez, Fire Engineer Gabrielle Hauck, Advanced Firefighter Renata Peters and Firefighter Alexandria Earley were temporarily assigned to work together on Monday, March 28, 2022 to demonstrate how powerful women bring strength to the Savannah Fire Department. Typically the women of Savannah Fire are assigned to … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Savannah State University To Unveil Photography Exhibition of 100 Pastors’ Rally

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

Savannah State University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications will unveil a photography exhibition featuring a collection of photographs captured during the historic Ahmaud Arbery state trial in Brunswick, Georgia at a special event to be held Saturday, April 2. Free and open to the public, the event will take place at 1 p.m. in Whiting Hall on the campus … Continue reading “Savannah State University To Unveil Photography Exhibition of 100 Pastors’ Rally”

Health Departments Offer Free STD Screenings in April

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

Health departments around the Coastal Health District will offer free, confidential screenings for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in April in observance of STD Awareness Month. About 1 in 5 people have an STD and half of all new STD cases are in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. “We really want to raise awareness about STDs and … Continue reading “Health Departments Offer Free STD Screenings in April”

April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and supports help protect children and produce thriving families and that is the continued mission of Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center. Chatham County Commissioners presented a resolution declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention … Continue reading “April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month”

Bethesda Academy Announces Four New Members As Board of Governors

By Savannah Tribune | March 30, 2022

Bethesda Academy recently welcomed Kimberly Ballard-Washington, Janet Ball Geriner, Peggy Gillenwater and Winston R. Pittman II to its Bethesda Union Society Board of Governors. These community leaders will serve threeyear terms for the private school serving young men in grades six through 12. Ballard-Washington is president of Savannah State University, the oldest public historically black college and university (HBCU) in … Continue reading “Bethesda Academy Announces Four New Members As Board of Governors”