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Announcing Venue Change For The 40th Savannah Jazz Festival 2021

By Savannah Tribune | September 15, 2021

I n response to the City of Savannah’ s immediate moratorium on large outdoor events to mitigate the spread of COVID, the Savannah Jazz Festival is proud to comply by hosting our second consecutive safe Savannah Jazz Festival. The alternative venue at Savannah Station is designed to meet the dual goals of presenting world-class jazz and blues free of charge … Continue reading “Announcing Venue Change For The 40th Savannah Jazz Festival 2021”

Georgia Power Names Audrey King Vice President Of South Region

By Savannah Tribune | September 15, 2021

Georgia Power’s Board of Directors has elected Audrey King as vice president for the company’s South Region, effective immediately. In this role, she will lead external activities for customers in a 62-county area, which includes Savannah, Brunswick, Statesboro, Valdosta and Albany, among others. In addition, she will provide leadership and support for power delivery, customer service, sales and community and … Continue reading “Georgia Power Names Audrey King Vice President Of South Region”

Former Mayor Edna B. Jackson Announces Candidacy For House District 165

By Savannah Tribune | September 15, 2021

On Monday, September 13, Former Mayor Edna B, Jackson announced her candidacy for Georgia House District 165 in a special election slated for November 2, 2021. Jackson held her announcement in front of the Daffin Park fountain on Monday. The event was in compliance with current COVID regulations from the City of Savannah and required both masks and social distancing. … Continue reading “Former Mayor Edna B. Jackson Announces Candidacy For House District 165”

Consortium Of Doctors (COD) Elects Dr. Marguerite Tiggs Birt New Director

By Savannah Tribune | September 15, 2021

The Consortium of Doctors (COD), a distinguished national organization of African American women leaders who have earned doctorate degrees, elected Savannah educator, Dr. Marguerite Tiggs Birt, as the organization’s new director during the virtual 29th annual COD conference. Members include college and university educators and administrators, attorneys, psychologists, non-profit directors, and physicians. COD was founded by the late Dr. Abigail … Continue reading “Consortium Of Doctors (COD) Elects Dr. Marguerite Tiggs Birt New Director”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | September 15, 2021

Chatham County Residents, Are You Ready To Vote on November 2, 2021, in Garden City, Port Wentworth, Thunderbolt, Tybee Island and Vernonburg, OR Vote to elect someone to Georgia House of Representatives District 165 to fill the seat vacated due to the death of Representative Micky Stevens? Get Ready and Make Your Plan to Cast Your Vote. These are important … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Tax Commissioner Jackson Brings Automobile Tag Renewal Kiosks To Chatham County

By Savannah Tribune | September 08, 2021

Chatham County Tax Commi s – sioner Sonya L. Jackson is excited to announce the launch of the new Automated Automobile Tag Renewal Kiosks. The kiosks have been installed at two Chatham County Kroger locations: Savannah Kroger (318 Mall Blvd.) and Berwick Kroger (5720 Ogeechee Rd.). Since 2019, over 500,000 vehicle registrations have been renewed at participating locations across Georgia. … Continue reading “Tax Commissioner Jackson Brings Automobile Tag Renewal Kiosks To Chatham County”

Georgia Legal Services Program Announces Virtual Rural Justice & Poverty Summit

By Savannah Tribune | September 08, 2021

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) today announced it will host the Rural Georgia Justice and Poverty Summit, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration, bringing attention to the numerous legal and social issues faced by communities across the State of Georgia from housing to education to public health. With support from Georgia State University School of Law, the Summit will … Continue reading “Georgia Legal Services Program Announces Virtual Rural Justice & Poverty Summit”

United Way Names Cecilia Russo Turner As 2021 Campaign Chair & Announces Cabinet

By Savannah Tribune | September 08, 2021

United Way of the Coastal Empire announces Cecilia Russo Turner, President and CEO of Cecilia Russo Marketing, as the 2021 Campaign Chair. In this one-year term, Russo Turner will lead the campaign fundraising efforts to reach a multi-million-dollar fundraising goal across four southeast Georgia counties: Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty. The campaign will officially kick off on Thursday, September 9. … Continue reading “United Way Names Cecilia Russo Turner As 2021 Campaign Chair & Announces Cabinet”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | September 08, 2021

Chatham County Residents, Get Ready To Vote!! We have Three (3) very important Elections happening on November 2, 2021. There are municipal elections in Garden City and Port Wentworth, and we must also elect someone to fill the seat in Georgia House of Representatives District 165 that is vacated due to the death of Representative Micky Stevens. If you live … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Georgia Hospitals On Diversion

By Savannah Tribune | September 01, 2021

The current surge of COVID cases throughout Georgia is stretching hospital and EMS personnel and resources to unprecedented levels. As a result, many hospitals are having to declare themselves on diversion meaning they are temporarily unable to provide normal emergency care to patients arriving by ambulance. Diversion is a term specific to ambulance transports and is a request to ambulances … Continue reading “Georgia Hospitals On Diversion”