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Savannah Branch NAACP Holds 38th Annual Freedom Awards Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | October 02, 2019

The Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its 38th Annual Freedom Awards Banquet at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel on Saturday, October 19, 2019 beginning at 7 p.m. The Awards Ceremony is an integral aspect of the Branch celebration where persons and institutions from the community are honored for their contributions to the mission and principle objectives of the NAACP. Tickets … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Holds 38th Annual Freedom Awards Banquet”

SCAD Opens “Frederick Douglass: Embers Of Freedom” Exhibit

By Savannah Tribune | October 02, 2019

Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD, will be opening the exhibition of “Frederick Douglass: Embers of Freedom,” on Thursday, October 3 at the Museum of Art (MOA). This exhibition will showcase a collection of manuscripts, letters and photographs of the Douglass family collected over the years by Savannah native, Dr. Walter O. Evans. People will have the opportunity to … Continue reading “SCAD Opens “Frederick Douglass: Embers Of Freedom” Exhibit”

Road to the 2019 City Elections: Part 3

By Savannah Tribune | October 02, 2019

Mayoral candidates in the upcoming City of Savannah election have been invited to present their platforms on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc.’s (HCFS) monthly Signature Roundtable Breakfast and Open Forum, to be held in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street, at 9:30 AM. Savannah’s premiere community issues … Continue reading “Road to the 2019 City Elections: Part 3”

Savannah Film Alliance Honors Film and Television Professionals at Inaugural Gala

By Savannah Tribune | October 02, 2019

The Savannah Film Alliance (SFA) honored eight outstanding local professionals from Savannah’s thriving film and television community at the inaugural SFA Honors Gala. The star-studded event had the theme of “Old Hollywood” and was open to the public. It was a night of “Lights! Camera! Action!”, and the entertainment community pulled out all the stops that evening, evoking classic Hollywood … Continue reading “Savannah Film Alliance Honors Film and Television Professionals at Inaugural Gala”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Sets $8,150,000 Campaign Goal For 2019

By Savannah Tribune | September 25, 2019

After two weeks’ delay due to Hurricane Dorian, United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2019 annual campaign with a fundraising goal of $8,150,000. Funds raised will be invested into local health and human service programs that improve the lives of people in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. The organization announced the goal Thursday afternoon in a … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Sets $8,150,000 Campaign Goal For 2019”

Annual Heritage Dinner & Showcase 2019 Unveils Gold Nuggets of Savannah’s History

By Savannah Tribune | September 25, 2019

One of Georgia’s most gifted and popular native sons Michael L. “Mike” Thurmond will return to Savannah to continue his exciting mission to help Americans understand the importance of Savannah and the Low Country in telling the true story of how much of the country’s history and heritage began. The veteran public servant par excellence, historian and noted author will … Continue reading “Annual Heritage Dinner & Showcase 2019 Unveils Gold Nuggets of Savannah’s History”

Voter Registration Deadline Is October 7, 2019

By Savannah Tribune | September 25, 2019

The Voter Registration Deadline is October 7, 2019 for the election being held on November 5, 2019. All residents of Chatham County who are eligible to register to vote may wish to confirm their current voter registration status, including name and residence address, by October 7th. Registration status and residential address information can be confirmed by visiting the Georgia Secretary … Continue reading “Voter Registration Deadline Is October 7, 2019”

Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. Returns From Belgium and The Netherlands

By Savannah Tribune | September 25, 2019

On August 28, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. began a journey that he made some seventy-five years ago. He was headed to the countries of Belgium and The Netherlands. He would fly first class on Delta Flight 80. However, before he began this journey, there would be an unforgettable send off. Representatives from … Continue reading “Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. Returns From Belgium and The Netherlands”

Telfair Museums Announces Release of Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades Monograph

By Savannah Tribune | September 25, 2019

Published on the occasion of the retrospective Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades, on view through October 13 at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, the accompanying catalogue surveying Jackson’s life and artistic career will be released September 26, 2019. The exhibition and catalogue explore Jackson’s output over more than 50 years, highlighting her visual art as well as her relationship with other art … Continue reading “Telfair Museums Announces Release of Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades Monograph”

Two Blockbuster Entertainers Among Performers At The 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival

By Savannah Tribune | September 18, 2019

Sugaray Rayford began his musical career at the tender age of seven, singing and playing drums in church, and his gospel influences definitely shine through in his music. As front-man of The Mannish Boys, Rayford and the band won the Blues Music Award for Best Traditional Blues Album in 2013 and Rayford himself has been nominated for over a dozen … Continue reading “Two Blockbuster Entertainers Among Performers At The 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival”