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Announcing The 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup

By Savannah Tribune | September 11, 2019

2019 marks the 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival, featuring 27 free performances highlighting regional, national and international world-class jazz in the Lowcountry. The Festival is organized by the Coastal Jazz Association with major investment provided by the City of Savannah Department of Arts, Culture and Historical Resources; lead sponsors are Savannah Area Ford Dealerships, Miner Family Wines, and Mr. Bob … Continue reading “Announcing The 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Kicks-Off Its 2019 Fundraising Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | September 11, 2019

The Campaign Kick-Off has been rescheduled due to Hurricane Dorian to Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (program starts at 12 noon). This will officially mark the beginning of United Way’s fundraising efforts in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. Community leaders from local companies, nonprofit organizations, and civic groups all gather to participate in our … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Kicks-Off Its 2019 Fundraising Campaign”

Solarizing of Hog Hammock Library

By Savannah Tribune | September 11, 2019

Hog Hammock Library is now operating on solar power, thanks to efforts initiated by Tim Echols, Vice-Chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission. The completion of the pavilion that is equipped with solar panels for powering the library was celebrated on Aug. 24 at the library. Echols tells how the accomplishment occurred. “The idea started when I was visiting the … Continue reading “Solarizing of Hog Hammock Library”

Hurricane Dorian Slams The Bahamas With 170 MPH Winds

By Savannah Tribune | September 04, 2019

Category 5: Slow-moving Hurricane Dorian continued to pound the Bahamas on Monday morning.. It’s the strongest storm anywhere on the planet this year. The US: Residents on the southern US east coast have been warned to prepare for hurricane-force winds, though forecasts vary about when and where it may make landfall, from Florida to the Carolinas. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp … Continue reading “Hurricane Dorian Slams The Bahamas With 170 MPH Winds”

The United House of Prayer For All People Celebrates Convocation and Centennial Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | September 04, 2019

The United House of Prayer for All People will celebrate their 2019 Convocation along with the Centennial Anniversary beginning Sunday, September 22 through Sunday, September 29, 2019. The United House of Prayer for All People was founded in 1919 by Bishop C. M. Grace (Sweet Daddy Grace). The first church was built by the hands of Daddy Grace in Wareham, … Continue reading “The United House of Prayer For All People Celebrates Convocation and Centennial Anniversary”

The Savannah Community Remembers the Life of Julius “Boo” Hornstein, PhD

By Savannah Tribune | September 04, 2019

Julius “Boo” Hornstein, PhD, 82, of Savannah, Georgia and husband of Iris Levin Hornstein, died Sunday morning, September 1, 2019, at Memorial University Medical Center. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of the late Yetta and Morris Hornstein. Julius attended Massie Elementary School and graduated from Savannah High School in 1955. He attended Armstrong Junior College and Emory … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Remembers the Life of Julius “Boo” Hornstein, PhD”

Kesha Gibson Carter Qualifies For Alderman At Large Post 1

By Savannah Tribune | August 28, 2019

On Thursday, August 22 at 3:00 pm, Kesha Gibson Carter officially qualified as a Candidate for Alderman at Large Post 1. She was met in front of City Hall by family and community members that walked with her inside to the Clerk of Council on the first floor.

Denton Re-Elected As State Coalition Of Georgia President

By Savannah Tribune | August 28, 2019

Valdosta Resident, Sharah Denton was re-elected as the State President for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) during the states 3rd bi-annual conference in Savannah, GA. Denton is the first official state President of Georgia NCNW and has led the charged passed down from A. Lois Keith of Dekalb, a national Vice President and organizer of the State … Continue reading “Denton Re-Elected As State Coalition Of Georgia President”

City Alderman, John Hall Qualifies For Re-Election For 3rd Term

By Savannah Tribune | August 28, 2019

John Hall, of Savannah, GA, has qualified for re-election for third term for Savannah City Council – District 3. John has been a City Alderman since 2012. John is eager to continue strengthening communities of District 3 in public safety, road and infrastructure improvements, and enhancing greater responsive Savannah City Government. “Citizens reach upward mobility through self-sufficiency gaining skills to … Continue reading “City Alderman, John Hall Qualifies For Re-Election For 3rd Term”

Savannah Branch NAACP Hosted Savannah/ Chatham County Public School System Discussion

By Savannah Tribune | August 28, 2019

Last Sunday, August 25th, the Savannah Branch NAACP Education Committee led by Betty Ellington hosted its Mass Meeting at Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church located at 1110 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Guest speaker Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett delivered a remarkable overview of the changes we now see in our public school system. Highlighting a few initiatives, Dr. Levett proudly … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Hosted Savannah/ Chatham County Public School System Discussion”