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SSU’s 197th Commencement With Speaker & Doctoral Recipient Mayor Johnson

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

On November 21st, 2020, the “University by the Sea” held their 197th commencement ceremony at T.A. Wright Stadium for their Fall 2020 graduating class. Practicing social distancing and adhering to CDC guidelines, Savannah State University housed over 300 graduating seniors, with a maximum of four guests each. Guests had to be pre-registered by students and screened before taking their seats … Continue reading “SSU’s 197th Commencement With Speaker & Doctoral Recipient Mayor Johnson”

St. Joseph’s/Candler Presents The 27th Annual McAuley Award To Andrew Williams

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

Just like the Masters at Augusta National, St. Joseph’s/Candler’s McAuley Award ceremony is an annual spring tradition. Cancelling it for the year was not a viable option, so it was postponed until this week and presented virtually by Paul P. Hinchey, President & CEO of St. Joseph’s/ Candler. Nominated by his co-workers as one who best exemplifies the mission and … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/Candler Presents The 27th Annual McAuley Award To Andrew Williams”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Raises $8,080,219

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

In a year unlike any other, United Way of the Coastal Empire is proud and extremely grateful to announce the total of this year’s fundraising efforts during the Victory Celebration at the Savannah Theatre. Donors exceeded the goal of $8,000,000, raising $8,080,219. Campaign Chair Chief Terry Enoch expressed his gratitude to thousands of volunteers, donors, and corporate partners for coming … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Raises $8,080,219”

Rally Held to Unify Democrats Before January 5th Runoff To Elect Ossoff, Warnock & Blackman

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

Chatham County Commission Chairman Elect Chester Ellis along with newly elected Chatham County Commissioners Tanya Milton, 5th District; Aaron Whitely 6th District and Kenneth Adams, 8th District; members of City Council and Chatham County Democratic Committee held a press conference last Wednesday in front of the Savannah Civic Center. The purpose of the conference was to allow Chairman-Elect Ellis to … Continue reading “Rally Held to Unify Democrats Before January 5th Runoff To Elect Ossoff, Warnock & Blackman”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $1.5 Million From Gulfstream

By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

The spirit of giving and supporting the community is deeply embedded in the culture of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Today, the company presented a $1,533,840 gift to United Way of the Coastal Empire, putting the organization 93 percent, or $7,458,805 toward its $8,000,000 fundraising goal. Campaign Chair Chief Terry Enoch, Chief of Campus Police of the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $1.5 Million From Gulfstream”

The People Choose Tyler Perry

By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

On Sunday, November 15 during the airing of the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards, Tyler Perry was presented with The People’s Champion Award by Tiffany Haddish. While onstage in Santa Monica, California at Barker Hanger, Perry was surprised by his Atlanta production studio employees and staff virtually through a wall of monitors. Most of the staff wore Tyler Perry Studios … Continue reading “The People Choose Tyler Perry”

Savannah State University Foundation Announces Melvin D. Williams Endowment Fund

By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

Savannah State University (SSU) alumni Melvin D. Williams has generously gifted the SSU Foundation, Inc. with a $25,000 endowment fund to establish the James Monroe Hall Scholarship for needbased students. Williams, retired president of Nicor Gas and senior vice president of Southern Company Gas, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Savannah State University. The scholarship honors … Continue reading “Savannah State University Foundation Announces Melvin D. Williams Endowment Fund”

Atlanta Press Club Confirms Sen. Loeffler & Rev. Warnock for Georgia Runoff Election Debates

By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series is pleased to report that both Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rev. Raphael Warnock have confirmed their participation in a debate airing live on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 7 – 8 p.m. The Atlanta Press Club (APC) will host runoff debates for both of Georgia’s U.S. Senate seats on December … Continue reading “Atlanta Press Club Confirms Sen. Loeffler & Rev. Warnock for Georgia Runoff Election Debates”

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Defeat Trump and Change History

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

After days of counting in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Arizona, President Obama’s former Vice President, Joe Biden, and California Senator, Kamala Harris, won the 2020 race for the White House. News of their victory sparked spontaneous celebrations around the country. In Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York and Atlanta people took to the streets on foot and in cars in celebration … Continue reading “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Defeat Trump and Change History”

Veteran’s Council Names Veteran of the Year and Parade Grand Marshal

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

The Veteran’s Council of Chatham County announced Jimmy Ray as Veteran of the Year. The Chatham County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Ray during their regular meeting held on Friday, November 6. Ray is a past commander of American Legion Chatham post 36. He was instrumental in the fundraising and construction of the World War II Memorial on River Street. … Continue reading “Veteran’s Council Names Veteran of the Year and Parade Grand Marshal”