The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life of Pete Liakakis

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Peter (“Pete”) Antonio Liakakis left for his last “important” meeting on April 14, 2022 while surrounded by family at home. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 9, 1932 to Antonio Peter Liakakis and Despena Skelichi Liakakis. He was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church where he also served as past president. After graduating from Savannah … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life of Pete Liakakis”

City To Host Mayor’s Small Business Conference

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Registration is now open for the 2022 Mayor’s Small Business Conference, scheduled for Thursday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Savannah Civic Center Ballroom. The conference is free and includes continental breakfast, a networking luncheon, informative workshops, and renowned guest speaker, Robert James, II, Executive Vice President of Carver State Bank. Due to Covid-19, seating will … Continue reading “City To Host Mayor’s Small Business Conference”

Healthy Savannah Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Healthy Savannah celebrates its 15th anniversary in May. “Healthy Savannah is an established organization with a long history and strong future ahead”. “Healthy Savannah plans to energize its community partners and new members about making the healthy choice, the easy choice through professional development workshops and fundraisers.” Healthy Savannah was formed as the Healthy Savannah Initiative in 2007 by the … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary”

Allen-Jones Scholarship Boosts Support For 1st-Generation Students

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

In 2012, Vara Allen Jones’ colleagues surprised her by creating the Vara Allen-Jones Scholarship for Academic Excellence scholarship to support first-generation students and honor her service to the Anchorage community. Vara is a 2019 retired University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) tenured faculty member and past Vice Chancellor for Academic and Multicultural Services. She remembered that moment. Today, Vara is striving … Continue reading “Allen-Jones Scholarship Boosts Support For 1st-Generation Students”

April 25th – An Important Voting Deadline Date

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

You Must Be Registered To Vote In The May 24th Primary April 25th is The Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 24th Primary, and/or Update any change of Address and/or Name. Completed Applications Must Be Received or Postmarked by The Deadline! Voter Registration options: 1. Online: Georgia Driver’s License or GA-Issued ID Required for Online Registration at bit.ly/3vruG23 … Continue reading “April 25th – An Important Voting Deadline Date”

SCAD Student Returns From International Hollywood Awards Event

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Savannah College of Art and Design student Ari Zaritsky was honored at the L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Event in Hollywood as a winner in the Illustrators of the Future Contest earning him a cash prize in addition to having his art published in the international bestselling anthology, L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 38. The awards … Continue reading “SCAD Student Returns From International Hollywood Awards Event”

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Presents First Leadership of Legacy Award

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Georgia State Rep. Edna Jackson (HD 165) received the first Legacy of Leadership Award, a commissioned design pin, presented by the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia. The pin, designed by Harkleroad Diamonds & Fine Jewelry, was presented by GSHG CEO Sue Else during the Legacy of Leadership Luncheon, April 8th at the Hyatt Regency where the featured speaker was renowned … Continue reading “Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Presents First Leadership of Legacy Award”

CAT Temporary Ferry Service Schedule Reduction

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Chatham Area Transit will be running a reduced operating schedule next week for the Savannah Belles Ferry service. Starting on Monday, April 18, the ferries will operate from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekdays. The regular 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. schedule is expected to resume on Saturday. The schedule is being implemented as a result of a temporary … Continue reading “CAT Temporary Ferry Service Schedule Reduction”

Savannah Community Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

Shoah is the Hebrew word for catastrophe. It is the term used to describe the catastrophic destruction of 6 million European Jews between 1938 and 1945. Each year, Yom HaShoah is the day set aside to remember those who suffered, those who fought, those who perished and those who survived. Savannah’s observance of Yom HaShoah will take place Thursday, April … Continue reading “Savannah Community Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)”

A Note To The Editor:

By Savannah Tribune | April 20, 2022

He cared! These two words describe the life and man, Chatham County Commission Chairman Pete Liakakis. He was genuine in his passion to do good for all. The average citizen was never treated as average. Pete was a man of the people. The man perfected his God-given talent to serve. He never stopped professing his deep love for his wife, … Continue reading “A Note To The Editor:”