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32nd Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens February 5th

By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

“It will be a Virtual Experience, so get your iPhones, iPads, PC’s and television sets ready; invite family and friends near and far, and ask them to join you and safely enjoy the 32nd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival from the comforts of home,” says Shirley James, long-time festival coordinator. The Annual Festival, scheduled February 5 – 21, is going … Continue reading “32nd Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens February 5th”

Mayor Johnson Named One Of Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians

By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, has been named among Georgia Trend’s 100 most influential Georgians in the 23rd iteration of the publication’s annual list of influential people around the Peach State. In their profile of Mayor Johnson, Georgia Trend highlighted the following: “Savannah’s 67th Mayor, Johnson has demonstrated leadership both locally and nationally, guiding his city through the COVID pandemic, … Continue reading “Mayor Johnson Named One Of Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians”

T-Mobile and SCCPSS Announce Partnership

By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

T-Mobile is donating over $4 million to Savannah Chatham County School students as part of its Project 10Million program to deliver FREE wireless hotspots and FREE high-speed data to students. Project 10Million was started before the pandemic to address the digital inequality that exists in our country; T-Mobile has been working to provide discounted internet services to schools who, in … Continue reading “T-Mobile and SCCPSS Announce Partnership”

Celebrating The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

A. Philip Randolph Institute partnered with Bishop Thomas Sills and Connors Temple Baptist Church to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a DayConcert in the parking lot across from the church. The event featured local artists, political leaders, community activists and clergy. The vendors included Healthy Savannah, Sistahs2Sisters Inc, The Front Porch and Mitchell’s Advisory Group Insurance Consultants. … Continue reading “Celebrating The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 92nd Birthday Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

U.S. Senators-Elect Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Make Georgia History

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Last week, while the country faced one of the darkest days in recent memory – a surge on the U.S. Capitol and outright attack on our democracy at the hands of domestic terrorists and white supremacists prompted by the President of the United States – voters in Georgia made history by electing two new U. S. Senators who are both … Continue reading “U.S. Senators-Elect Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Make Georgia History”

Union Mission Announces Hire Of Michael C. Traynor As President & CEO

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

The Union Mission Board of Directors is proud to announce that Michael C. Traynor has been named as President and CEO, effective February 15th. Traynor assumes the role following an announcement of current Executive Director Pat Youngquist’s retirement in the spring of 2021. Currently, Traynor operates his own management consulting company assisting media companies and local businesses with strategies for … Continue reading “Union Mission Announces Hire Of Michael C. Traynor As President & CEO”

The Capitol Takeover: A Tale of Two Americas

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 will be a day that the world will never forget. This was the day the United States was attacked from within by domestic terrorists who were responding to the clarion and clear call from the President of the United States of America “take the Capitol.” This sedition and insurrection was not only an attack on the … Continue reading “The Capitol Takeover: A Tale of Two Americas”

Vice President-Elect Harris Campaigns For Ossoff And Warnock In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | January 06, 2021

Vice President elect Kamala Harris made a visit to Savannah last Sunday campaigning on behalf Georgia’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff ahead of the runoff election held Tuesday, Jan. 5. Hundreds of people came out to the drive-in rally that was held at the Groves High School location. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Savannah … Continue reading “Vice President-Elect Harris Campaigns For Ossoff And Warnock In Savannah”

Savannah Community Celebrates The Life Of Mr. Lewis Vaughns

By Savannah Tribune | January 06, 2021

Adams announces the passing of Mr. Lewis D. Vaughns, Sr., 95, who transitioned on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Candler Hospital. Lewis Debreczen Vaughns, Sr. was born in Brunson, South Carolina to the late Josiah and Eliza Vaughns November 8, 1925. After a very brief illness he transitioned from this life Wednesday, December 30, 2020. When he was 9 months … Continue reading “Savannah Community Celebrates The Life Of Mr. Lewis Vaughns”