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New Savannah Mayor and Council To Be Sworn In

By Savannah Tribune | December 31, 2019

Following a historic election in which City of Savannah voters elected seven new councilmembers and a new mayor, the City will host a public inaugural ceremony and celebration at the Johnny Mercer Theater on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will include a musical prelude from the Savannah Philharmonic and is open to the public. Mayor-elect Van … Continue reading “New Savannah Mayor and Council To Be Sworn In”

Black News Channel Network Launch Fulfills Lifelong Dream of JC Watts

By Savannah Tribune | December 31, 2019

On January 6, 2020, the Black News Channel (BNC) will become the nation’s only 24-hour news and information television network focused primarily on African Americans. The historic launch of the BNC will fulfill the business dream and vision of J.C. Watts, Jr., a nationally known entrepreneur and former U.S. Congressman, Representing Oklahoma’s Fourth District. Programming will include special news features … Continue reading “Black News Channel Network Launch Fulfills Lifelong Dream of JC Watts”

The Fifth Annual ‘In The Black’ Tour Visits Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | December 31, 2019

Alma Pittman, co-owner of Chatham Parkway Toyota/Lexus of Savannah and Odyssey Media recently hosted the fifth annual “In The Black” Tour. The tour kicked off in Fort Pierce, visiting several cities including Savannah and ended with the finale in Detroit. This year, our new Platinum Sponsor is Toyota. They highlighted their minority-owned dealerships across the country! The entrepreneurship panel sponsored … Continue reading “The Fifth Annual ‘In The Black’ Tour Visits Savannah”

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Diamond Jubilee Debutante Presentation & Alpha Scholarship Ball

By Savannah Tribune | December 24, 2019

The Debutante Season began in May 2019 and culminated with fourteen young ladies introduced to society. These ladies are pursuing their dreams through post-secondary education. They are active in the community as volunteers to various charitable organizations and activities, and provided hundreds of hours of volunteer service. They are also high academic achievers and received many scholarships, awards and accolades. … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Diamond Jubilee Debutante Presentation & Alpha Scholarship Ball”

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Names Brynn Grant New President and CEO

By Savannah Tribune | December 24, 2019

The United Way of the Coastal Empire Board of Directors is proud to announce that Brynn Grant has been named President and CEO, effective February 3rd. Grant led the startup of World Trade Center Savannah where she currently serves as Vice President. She also serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA). In that role, … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Names Brynn Grant New President and CEO”

Roundtable Discussion With Mayor Van Johnson At The Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | December 24, 2019

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will present its monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forum breakfast, on Saturday January 4, 2020, at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA. Savannah Mayor Van Johnson will interact with the audience in his presentation on “Visions, New Horizons and Strategies for the City of Savannah.” The Hungry Club … Continue reading “Roundtable Discussion With Mayor Van Johnson At The Hungry Club Forum”

House Judiciary Committee Approves Impeachment of Trump

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

House Demo crats have had their say and history has been made. After a marathon session that began on Wednesday with the consideration of two articles of impeachment, The House Judiciary Committee gave its final approval on Friday to impeach President Donald J. Trump. Making Trump one of only three presidents in the nation’s history to share the same fate. … Continue reading “House Judiciary Committee Approves Impeachment of Trump”

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center Celebrates 65 Years

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center, a nonprofit organization committed to providing comprehensive services to children and adults with speech, language, and/or hearing problems in the Savannah area, celebrated their 65th anniversary with staff, board members and community supporters at a reception held at Cohen’s Retreat. Responding to a need in the community to provide services to those with speech and … Continue reading “Savannah Speech & Hearing Center Celebrates 65 Years”

Two Savannah State Students Receive President’s Second Mile Award

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

Rashaun Inman from Valdosta, Ga., and Monte’yiona Jones from Alpharetta, Ga., each received the President’s Second Mile Award. The awards were announced at the 195th commencement ceremony for Savannah State University (SSU) Dec. 14, 2019. The Second Mile Award recognizes graduating seniors for remarkable leadership on campus and in the Savannah community. “It is inspiring to see how involved our … Continue reading “Two Savannah State Students Receive President’s Second Mile Award”

Schumer Puts Forward Structure for Fair & Honest Bipartisan Impeachment Trial

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc- Connell, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today put forward a structure for a fair and honest Senate impeachment trial, should articles of impeachment pass the House of Representatives and be delivered to the Senate. Leader Schumer’s letter is the first move to establish a fair bipartisan process in the Senate. In … Continue reading “Schumer Puts Forward Structure for Fair & Honest Bipartisan Impeachment Trial”