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City Holds Ribbon Cutting For Brand New Central Police Precinct

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The City of Savannah and Savannah Police Department held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Central Police Precinct on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The Precinct is located at 1710 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd at 34th St. Mayor Eddie De- Loach, Council members, SPD, City Staff and Residents were in attendance.

Estella Shabazz Qualifies For 5th District Alderwoman Race

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Monday, August 19, 2019, Alderwoman Estella Shabazz qualified to continue as the Alderwoman of the 5th District on Savannah City Council. Alderwoman Shabazz has served as District 5 Alderwoman since 2012. She is currently in her 8th year of leading, serving and advocating. She is the first woman to be elected to represent the 5th District Election day is … Continue reading “Estella Shabazz Qualifies For 5th District Alderwoman Race”

Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Hosts Celebration of Local Black Businesses

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce (SMCC) Board of Directors hosted a celebration of Black businesses of Savannah last Saturday evening, August 17, 2019 at the Savannah Station. The 2019 theme is “Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future,” featuring a State of Black Business address by SMCC President Moncello Stewart. Stewart also made the announcement of the name change … Continue reading “Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Hosts Celebration of Local Black Businesses”

BHF 2020 Announces New Website & Event Dates

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival has a new website address. The new address is savannahblackheritagefestival.org. Festival patrons, sponsors and friends, please change our website address in your files and contact information. The phone, fax, email and postal mail contacts remain the same. Savannah Black Heritage Festival 3219 College St. Box 40284 Savannah, GA 31404 PH: 912-358-4309 FAX: 912-358-4812 Emails: heritage@savannahstate.eduContinue reading “BHF 2020 Announces New Website & Event Dates”

Wanda Lloyd Inducted Into National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Wanda Lloyd was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall of Fame at the annual NABJ Salute to Excellence Gala in Miami. She was presented the Hall of Fame award by Craig Melvin, NBC/MSNBC, Sarah Glover, president of the National Association of Black Journalists, and actress Alfre Woodard. The 2019 NABJ Salute … Continue reading “Wanda Lloyd Inducted Into National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame”

Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach To Qualify For Re-Election

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Mayor Eddie DeLoach qualified to run for re-election in the November 5, 2019 municipal election. Mayor DeLoach, who has served as the 66th Mayor of Savannah since January 2016, has built a strong foundation for future growth for every community across Savannah – and looks forward to delivering even more dra­matic results for Savannah’s residents … Continue reading “Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach To Qualify For Re-Election”

Reminder: City Hosting Master Plan Workshop For Canal District

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The City of Savannah will host a community workshop for the development of a detailed master plan for the Canal District on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. All members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend. The City is col- laborating with the Perkins + Will team in crafting … Continue reading “Reminder: City Hosting Master Plan Workshop For Canal District”

Savannah Branch NAACP to Celebrate 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Savannah Branch NAACP will celebrate its 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7 pm. Beyond the dinner, the Branch will honor persons from the community for their contributions to the mission and principle objectives of the NAACP. Tickets are $100 each or a table of ten for $950. … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP to Celebrate 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet”

Brown Attends National Black Journalist Convention

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Veteran Journalist Tina A. Brown served on the copy and assignment desks from Aug. 5-to-11, 2019 at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Florida. She edited college students copy from across the country and produced three daily newspapers, broadcasting and digital copy for the www.nabjmonitor.com. She has served 11 of the 30 years helping prepare our college students … Continue reading “Brown Attends National Black Journalist Convention”

Tatemville Community Improvement Association Holds Annual Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Tatemville Community Improvement Association, Inc. held their Annual Banquet. last Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Tatemville Community, Center Mrs. .Willie Mae Knight served as Mistress of Ceremony. A special presentation on the Amtrak Metro Rail System was made by Mr. Leighton Reed. He wants to bring back the Nancy Hanks which travelled from Savannah to Atlanta and also a … Continue reading “Tatemville Community Improvement Association Holds Annual Banquet”