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Famous Creole Chef Dies at 96

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

Leah Chase, the New Orleans chef known for her legendary Creole cuisine and for her role as a pioneer of the civil rights era, died on Saturday at the age of 96. As executive chef and co-owner of Dooky Chase’s restaurant, Chase made the eatery a hub for the African American community of New Orleans and a meeting place for … Continue reading “Famous Creole Chef Dies at 96”

Robert Chavez, Carson Kressley, and Bernard Chan Address SCAD 2019 Graduates

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) held commencement for largest-ever graduating class last Friday in Savannah. Robert Chavez, Hermès of Paris, Inc. president and CEO of the Americas, addressed the SCAD Savannah graduating class at the Savannah Convention Center. The following day, Saturday, June 1, author and television style expert, Carson Kressley, spoke to the 2019 graduates at … Continue reading “Robert Chavez, Carson Kressley, and Bernard Chan Address SCAD 2019 Graduates”

Local Artist Aims to Inspire Community

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

Scott Stanton, a former professional skateboarder turned community artist, began painting over five years ago when he went to a gallery in Grand Rapids where he saw a art piece he greatly admired but couldn’t afford. He saw the price tag and thought “I can do that” and began to create art based around historical figures and community leaders. The … Continue reading “Local Artist Aims to Inspire Community”

Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Telfair Museums will welcome the public to its 12th annual observance of Juneteenth — a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States — with a Free Family Day on Saturday, June 8 from 1-4pm. The Juneteenth celebration at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will feature storytelling, music, and demonstrations highlighting African American history and Gullah-Geechee culture, kicking off … Continue reading “Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration”

Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Two highly anticipated productions will no longer bring their shows to Savannah as a result of the ‘Heartbeat bill’ signed by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month. Producers of “The Power,” as well as producers of a new Kristen Wiig movie had scouts in the Hostess City but have now decided to look at other venues. “The collective decision taken … Continue reading “Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill”

Hungry Club Forum to Hear From Youth Advocates

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will again hold a youth development and issues forum entitled “Planting the Seed: Organizing, Cultivating and Supporting Youth Advocacy in Our Community.” The forum will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019, at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street in Savannah, GA. Early … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum to Hear From Youth Advocates”

American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 Memorial Day Service Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 held their 2019 Memorial Day Commemoration Program last Monday at the Laurel Grove South Cemetery. The service was dedicated in loving memory of CWO-4 David F. Richards. Lieutenant General Walter E. Gaskin was the guest speaker. The Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 was in attendance. Chief Warrant … Continue reading “American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 Memorial Day Service Held”

West Point Graduates Its Most Diverse Class

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The graduating class of 2019 at the United States Military Academy at West Point is set to make history. The Academy of its 200 women will be graduating 34 black women cadets which is the largest in its history. “The Army was in my periphery growing up and in high school I developed an appreciation for public service. I believe … Continue reading “West Point Graduates Its Most Diverse Class”

Consortium of Doctors, Inc. Recognizes Dr. Abigail Jordan

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Dr. Abigail H. Jordan, known affectionately as Dr. Abbie, was a pioneer of power in Savannah, and we honor her memory as a strong, courageous citizen of this city and state. Dr. Jordan passed in January of this year, in Atlanta with her only son Ken. Her Memorial Service was held at her home church St. Philip A.M. E. here … Continue reading “Consortium of Doctors, Inc. Recognizes Dr. Abigail Jordan”

Billionaire Speaker Pays Morehouse 2019 Grads Student Loans

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith said his family would pay off the Morehouse class of 2019 student debt during his commencement speech in front of nearly 400 students. While the total debt from all the students have yet to be calculated a Morehouse representative says Smith is pledging approximately $40 million dollars. Smith is the founder and … Continue reading “Billionaire Speaker Pays Morehouse 2019 Grads Student Loans”