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Kesha Gibson-Carter Announces Candidacy for Alderman At Large Post 1

By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

The committee to Elect Kesha Gibson Carter announces the launch of their campaign to elect local community advocate, Kesha Gibson-Carter for the City of Savannah’s Alderman At Large Post 1 . Kesha Gibson Carter publicly announced her candidacy on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 501 Washington Ave. in Tiedeman Park, near Savannah Arts Academy. Kesha Gibson Carter, is a highly … Continue reading “Kesha Gibson-Carter Announces Candidacy for Alderman At Large Post 1”

A Run Down Of The 2019 Tony Awards

By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were hosted Sunday Night in Radio City Music Hall. James Corden, host of the Late Late Show, opened the show with a nine minute opening number about the pros and cons of Broadway. Notable moments include “Hadestown”, a jazz-fueled riff on the ancient tale of Orpheus and Eurydice, won best new musical. The inventive director … Continue reading “A Run Down Of The 2019 Tony Awards”

Critz Auto Group Donates $10,000 to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

Following its 2019 Mercedes-Benz Dealership Championships golf tournament, Critz Auto Group donated the tournament proceeds to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Monday, June 3 in a check presentation. The funds donated at the check presentation were raised during Critz Auto Group’s 2019 Mercedes-Benz Dealership Championships golf tournament that was held on Friday, May 10 at The Club at Savannah … Continue reading “Critz Auto Group Donates $10,000 to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society”

Lang Proposes Savannah State and Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus Voting Precincts

By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

Chatham County Board of Elections member Antwan T. Lang is trying to make voting easier for citizens, especially the younger generation. Lang says, “In an effort to increase voting among younger citizens and engage college students in the voting process in Chatham County, I will be proposing to the board to make Savannah State University and Georgia Southern Armstrong campus … Continue reading “Lang Proposes Savannah State and Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus Voting Precincts”

Rincon Chevrolet Giving Away Kids’ Fishing Poles & Tackle Kits With Test Drives

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

For the entire month of June, Rincon Chevrolet is making the summer fun by giving away kids’ fishing poles and tackle kits with every test drive or service appointment retailing $50. “I wanted to provide our community with a chance to bring families together, and thought there’s no better way to bond than spending long summer days outside fishing with … Continue reading “Rincon Chevrolet Giving Away Kids’ Fishing Poles & Tackle Kits With Test Drives”

Famous Creole Chef Dies at 96

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

Leah Chase, the New Orleans chef known for her legendary Creole cuisine and for her role as a pioneer of the civil rights era, died on Saturday at the age of 96. As executive chef and co-owner of Dooky Chase’s restaurant, Chase made the eatery a hub for the African American community of New Orleans and a meeting place for … Continue reading “Famous Creole Chef Dies at 96”

Robert Chavez, Carson Kressley, and Bernard Chan Address SCAD 2019 Graduates

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) held commencement for largest-ever graduating class last Friday in Savannah. Robert Chavez, Hermès of Paris, Inc. president and CEO of the Americas, addressed the SCAD Savannah graduating class at the Savannah Convention Center. The following day, Saturday, June 1, author and television style expert, Carson Kressley, spoke to the 2019 graduates at … Continue reading “Robert Chavez, Carson Kressley, and Bernard Chan Address SCAD 2019 Graduates”

Local Artist Aims to Inspire Community

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

Scott Stanton, a former professional skateboarder turned community artist, began painting over five years ago when he went to a gallery in Grand Rapids where he saw a art piece he greatly admired but couldn’t afford. He saw the price tag and thought “I can do that” and began to create art based around historical figures and community leaders. The … Continue reading “Local Artist Aims to Inspire Community”

Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Telfair Museums will welcome the public to its 12th annual observance of Juneteenth — a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States — with a Free Family Day on Saturday, June 8 from 1-4pm. The Juneteenth celebration at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will feature storytelling, music, and demonstrations highlighting African American history and Gullah-Geechee culture, kicking off … Continue reading “Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration”

Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Two highly anticipated productions will no longer bring their shows to Savannah as a result of the ‘Heartbeat bill’ signed by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month. Producers of “The Power,” as well as producers of a new Kristen Wiig movie had scouts in the Hostess City but have now decided to look at other venues. “The collective decision taken … Continue reading “Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill”