Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As 1st Black Woman On U.S. Supreme Court

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson officially joined the U.S. Supreme Court, marking a historic first for an African American woman. After receiving the required two oaths – Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath, and outgoing Justice Stephen Breyer, provided the judicial oath – Jackson joined a court in turmoil. Protests have erupted with the recent overturning of Roe … Continue reading “Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As 1st Black Woman On U.S. Supreme Court”

The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Walter B. ‘49’ Simmons

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Adams announces the passing of Mr. Walter B. “49” Simmons, 95 who transitioned on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Walter B. Simmons “49” will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, July 1, 2022 at St. James AME Church located at 632 E. Broad St. Public Viewing: Thursday, June 30, 2022 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Walter B. ‘49’ Simmons”

Savannah Police Department To Transition Leadership In July Following Chief’s Nomination To Federal Post

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

After a four-year tenure, Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter will step down from his role with the city to focus on the confirmation process for his nomination to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia. “Team Savannah is proud of Chief Minter and proud of his nomination to serve at the federal level,” said Joseph A. Melder, … Continue reading “Savannah Police Department To Transition Leadership In July Following Chief’s Nomination To Federal Post”

Ossoff & Warnock Announce Resources To Help Veterans

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

U.S. Senators Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff secured new resources to help veterans reenter the workforce and find stable housing. Sens. Ossoff and Warnock today announced the new resources through the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program for three Georgia organizations that work to help veterans access job training and get the support they need to return to the workforce. “Just … Continue reading “Ossoff & Warnock Announce Resources To Help Veterans”

309 Mass Shooting In The United States This Year: This Time On July 4, 2022

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

While some people were celebrating the “4th of July” and others were trying to figure out what is there to celebrate on the 4th of July, a “now common” event took place in Highland Park, Illinois. Another mass shooting occurred leaving 6 dead and 38 injured. Yes, another young white man with a high-powered rifle killed people at a parade. … Continue reading “309 Mass Shooting In The United States This Year: This Time On July 4, 2022”

Local Non-Profit Gives Mini-Grant

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

OneSeed Inc. awards a local mentoring group a five-hundred-dollar mini-grant to further its mission by serving youth in the Savannah community. The Seed Money Resources Mini-Grant awardee for the month of April is Mentors United, a nonprofit organization centered around bettering the lives of young Black boys. Led by community servant, Tre Singleton, the Mentors United outreach program aids middle … Continue reading “Local Non-Profit Gives Mini-Grant”

The Culturist Union Presented Pride Movie Night

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Wing-N-It Savannah, a pop-up restaurant, partnered with The Culturist Union to celebrate Pride Month for a Movie night The event took place last Thursday, June 30th. The Pride Movie Night event is to show appreciation and gratitude for the LGBTQ community. The Culturist Union had their Grand Opening on June 17th so this Pride Movie Night is an excellent way … Continue reading “The Culturist Union Presented Pride Movie Night”

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Receives $2,500 Grant From Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center has been awarded a $2,500 grant from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to use for occupational therapy in helping children with communication disorders improve their motor function. Children with speech and language problems often have accompanying challenges that require occupational therapy. To meet this need, Savannah Speech and Hearing Center (SSHC) has expanded its therapy and rehabilitation … Continue reading “Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Receives $2,500 Grant From Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation”

ASK A MINDSET COACH

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Question: I have a wonderful opportunity to work with a high-level mentor at my company who will groom me for a higher position. I submitted my application, made it through the qualifying round, and just have to do the in-person interview with a panel of judges. I’m one of 7 people applying and there are only 2 slots available. My … Continue reading “ASK A MINDSET COACH”

Healthy Savannah Announces Community Health Advocate Training on July 7

By Savannah Tribune | July 06, 2022

Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia are inviting community members, church and health ministry leaders, community service providers and others interested in health equity to consider joining its Community Health Advocate training program. An upcoming online training session is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. The training program is part of an effort funded by a supplemental … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah Announces Community Health Advocate Training on July 7”