Elevate Savannah Expands Program To DeRenne Middle School

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

Elevate Savannah, a local non-profit organization focused on building long-term life changing relationships with urban youth, is excited to announce expansion to DeRenne Middle School. Launched in the Fall of 2019 at A.E. Beach High School, this rapidly growing student mentor program will begin the 2022 school year with representation in all levels of the Savannah-Chatham County Schools. Due to … Continue reading “Elevate Savannah Expands Program To DeRenne Middle School”

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Held 45th National Convention July 26-31 In Orlando, Florida

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, The Premier African American Family Organization, held its 45th National Convention, July 26-31, in Orlando, Florida celebrating the theme, “The Power of A Dream!” Savannah Chapter President, Tara Aikens, and Savannah Mothers, Chapter Vice President MarRonde Lumpkin-Lotson and Member Rachelle James Gregory, were in attendance, as well as Savannah Tribune Publisher Shirley Barber James … Continue reading “Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Held 45th National Convention July 26-31 In Orlando, Florida”

Gilliard Weighs In On Community’s Discussion Of “Are We Safe from Savannah-Style Gun Violence” At The Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

On Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 9:30 AM, you, your neighbors and associates are invited to participate in Part 3 of one of the most well-received community-oriented discussions that the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) has hosted in its sixteen-year history. Entitled, “Are We Safe from Savannah-Style Gun Violence? Some Unconventional Thoughts,” this free and open to the … Continue reading “Gilliard Weighs In On Community’s Discussion Of “Are We Safe from Savannah-Style Gun Violence” At The Hungry Club Forum”

The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life of Nichelle Nichols

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

Nichelle Nichols, born Grace Dell Nichols known for her role as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in Star Trek, passed away last Saturday, July 30, 2022 in Silver City, New Mexico. She was 89 years old. Nichols was one of 10 children born to a Chicago family on December 28, 1932. As a young child, she’s always wanted to be an entertainer, … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life of Nichelle Nichols”

“Not Another Church Movie” in Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

A few of the scenes in one of the latest films being produced in Savannah will take place in the former historical St. John’s Baptist Church, “The Mighty Fortress” located at 523 Hartridge St. but it is “Not Another Church Movie.” Slated for theatrical release in Spring 2023, Kevin Daniels, Mickey Rourke, Vivica Fox, Lamorne Morris, and other comedy legends, … Continue reading ““Not Another Church Movie” in Savannah”

Jekyll Island To Host Their 75th Anniversary Street Party

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

Jekyll Island will be hosting their 75th Anniversary Street Party on Saturday, August 6 from 4-8 p.m. in the Jekyll Island Beach Village. Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Jekyll Island State Park, the event will feature live entertainment by Free Spirits Orchestra and Mason Waters and the Groove All-Stars, a vintage car show, stilt walkers and other attractions, arts and … Continue reading “Jekyll Island To Host Their 75th Anniversary Street Party”

Chatham County Occupational Safety, Risk Management and Disability Services Provides Additional MobiChair

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

On August 4th, 2022 at 10 a.m. after evaluating the popularity and high demand for beach-accessible wheelchairs, Chatham County’s Occupational Safety, Risk Management, and Disability Services has partnered with Tybee Island, Georgia once again to provide an additional Mobi- Chair so everyone can enjoy the beach and pier this summer season. The chair is available for use at the South … Continue reading “Chatham County Occupational Safety, Risk Management and Disability Services Provides Additional MobiChair”

The Chatham County Front Porch Hosts Back-to-School Block Rock!

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

Last Saturday, July 30th, 2022, The Front Porch, Chatham County’s first Multi-Agency Resource Center for Youth hosted their second annual “Back to School Block Rock” at WW Law Community Center. The purpose of The Front Porch’s Back to School Block Rock is to: 1) Provide donated school uniforms to those youth and families in need 2) To serve as an … Continue reading “The Chatham County Front Porch Hosts Back-to-School Block Rock!”

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Commemorated Their 70th Boule’ With Class and Distinction

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

During the week of July 10-15, the members of AKA converged upon Orlando, Florida to observe their 70th Boule. The theme for the event was “The Magic of Excellence in the City Beautiful”. The Boule is a bi-annual international gathering, with members in attendance from chapters around the globe. Participants were able to attend sessions in person and/or online. There … Continue reading “Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Commemorated Their 70th Boule’ With Class and Distinction”

State Convention Delegate Election Friday, August 12, 6 pm Chatham County Democratic Committee Headquarters

By Savannah Tribune | August 03, 2022

The Democratic Party of Georgia will host the 2022 State Convention on Saturday, August 27th. This will be our opportunity to showcase our now incumbent Democratic United States Senator, our amazing slate of candidates and do other important things like adopt our platform. Governing of Delegates [C3.03.04] According to our Charter (C3.03.04), each county can elect up to twice as … Continue reading “State Convention Delegate Election Friday, August 12, 6 pm Chatham County Democratic Committee Headquarters”