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Local Organizations Spotlight Disparities In Upcoming Redistricting Hearings

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Savannah-area advocates and community groups are concerned that the Brunswick redistricting hearing leaves out community members from other parts of coastal Georgia, especially rapidly diversifying cities like Savannah. Last Monday, July 26th, Savannah residents caravanned to the Brunswick redistricting hearing. “Our communities have been historically excluded from political and economic power and our electoral system has often served to concretize … Continue reading “Local Organizations Spotlight Disparities In Upcoming Redistricting Hearings”

Savannah City Council Selects New City Manager

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Last Thursday, Savannah City Council voted unanimously to name Joseph “Jay” Melder as Savannah’s first permanent City Manager since 2019. Jay Melder was selected following a national search and an extensive interview process, including community panel interviews with finalists. “I am extremely honored that the Mayor and City Council have expressed their confidence in me to be the next City … Continue reading “Savannah City Council Selects New City Manager”

SAAM Volunteer Spotlight: Connie Williams

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Connie Williams’ volunteer work with the Savannah African Art Museum came about so naturally it seems to have been predetermined. Connie, a native of Indiana who made her way to Savannah by way of Kentucky, has volunteered as a Docent at SAAM since March, but the building blocks for their eventual meeting seem to have been put in place years … Continue reading “SAAM Volunteer Spotlight: Connie Williams”

Colonial Group Unveils Historical Marker To Celebrate 100 Years In Business

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Savannah- based Colonial Group Inc. celebrated 100 years in business on July 21 as representatives of the family-owned company unveiled a historical marker in cooperation with the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) on the site of Colonial’s first service station in Savannah’s historic district. The occasion was also observed by The Honorable Ben Watson, State Senator for Georgia Senate District 1, … Continue reading “Colonial Group Unveils Historical Marker To Celebrate 100 Years In Business”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

On Monday, July 26th, several of us from Savannah were in attendance, and spoke, at the Georgia General Assembly’s Joint Reapportionment and Redistricting Hearing in Brunswick, GA. For this week’s edition, I am respectfully yielding to a response from the Honorable Van Johnson, Mayor, City of Savannah. The Mayor’s Response to Monday’s Joint Reapportionment and Redistricting Hearing “As our state … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

The Savannah Tribune, Historic African- American Newspaper, Digitized

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Live Oak Public Lib raries (LOPL) announces the completion of the digitization of more than 7,500 pages of the oldest issues of The Savannah Tribune, the historic African-American publication. The Library worked with the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG), which digitized six reels of microfilm, including issues from October 1943 to September 1960, which covered the developing Civil Rights Movement … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune, Historic African- American Newspaper, Digitized”

Savannah Named To TIME’s Annual List Of The World’s Greatest Places

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Today, TIME revealed the third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 100 extraordinary travel destinations around the world. Savannah is listed among some of the most stunning destinations around the globe and is praised for the game-changing revitalization of its historic waterfront. “Incredible!” said Joseph Marinelli, president of Visit Savannah. “The news of Savannah being named to … Continue reading “Savannah Named To TIME’s Annual List Of The World’s Greatest Places”

Retired NFL Player Adrian Peterson To Speak At Buy Local’s July Luncheon

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Buy Local Savannah will host its monthly luncheon on Thursday, July 22 from 11 AM–1 PM at Cohen’s Retreat, located at 5715 Skidaway Road in Savannah. This month’s guest speaker is retired NFL player and College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson. Known as “AP” to fans, Peterson graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2001, capping an extraordinary college career … Continue reading “Retired NFL Player Adrian Peterson To Speak At Buy Local’s July Luncheon”

Channing Capital Management Launches Its First Mutual Fund

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

On July 1, Channing Capital Management, LLC (Channing) launched its first publicly traded mutual fund, the Channing Intrinsic Value Small-Cap Fund (Ticker: OWLLX). The investable universe is primarily domestic small capitalization stocks with a focus on quality companies that the portfolio management team believes to be attractively valued. Founded in 2003, Channing has built a solid 16-year track record for … Continue reading “Channing Capital Management Launches Its First Mutual Fund”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

The Georgia Secretary of State is in the Process of Removing More Than 100,000 Persons From the Voter List in Our State, and More Than 39,000 are in Chatham County. Are You One of Them, Or Anyone That You May Know? If You Have Changed Your Address Or Your Name; If You Have Not Voted In The Last Two (2) … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”