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Roland Martin To Speak At Chatham County Voters Rally

By Savannah Tribune | December 30, 2020

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at Bethel AME Church, 1814 East 38th Street, a Chatham County “Get Out and Vote” Rally will be held. The guest speaker for the event will be former CNN Analyst Roland Martin. The event will be held in conjunction with the Freedom Creek Foundation and Sen. Lester Jackson (D … Continue reading “Roland Martin To Speak At Chatham County Voters Rally”

Ribbon Cutting Held At Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center

By Savannah Tribune | December 30, 2020

The Savannah Economic Development Authority, City of Savannah and Chatham County cut the ribbon on the Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center on Wednesday, Dec. 8. The 744-acre property will accommodate advanced manufacturing with parcels ranging from nine to 100 acres. The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center is located 1.8 miles from Interstate 16 and just nine miles west … Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting Held At Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center”

J.C. Lewis Primary Announces Rena M. Douse As New CEO

By Savannah Tribune | December 30, 2020

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center and its board of directors are pleased to announce Dr. Rena M. Douse has accepted the position of CEO. In her new role, Dr. Douse will provide detailed oversight, strategy, and vision for the nonprofit organization’s future growth and successful execution of its founding mission to provide affordable health care services to individuals in … Continue reading “J.C. Lewis Primary Announces Rena M. Douse As New CEO”

Mayor Johnson Named Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Citizen of the Year

By Savannah Tribune | December 30, 2020

Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, received the 2020 Citizen of the Year award from the Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Mayor Johnson was selected for his contributions locally, regionally and nationally to combat COVID-19 through city ordinances and being outspoken about the effectiveness of mask requirements. “I am humbled to be honored by such great men … Continue reading “Mayor Johnson Named Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Citizen of the Year”

Vote to Move Georgia and America Forward!

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Early voting for the January 5, 2021 Runoff Election has already started and will continue until December 31, 2020. We hope that you have already voted and used the Sample Ballot that we have printed to help you decide to vote for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to fill the two contested U. S. Senate positions. We also encourage you … Continue reading “Vote to Move Georgia and America Forward!”

“It’s Time to Vote” Rally For Ossoff & Warnock Held In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Hundreds gathered last Saturday at the Garden City Stadium for the “It’s Time to Vote” rally. Investigative journalist Jon Ossoff was joined by fellow U.S. Senate nominee, Savannah native, and Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church Reverend Raphael for the rally. Both candidates are on the Democratic ticket for two U.S. Senate seats from Georgia and are challenging incumbent Republican … Continue reading ““It’s Time to Vote” Rally For Ossoff & Warnock Held In Savannah”

Mayor Van Johnson To Kickoff 2021 Hungry Club Forum Series

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its monthly, Signature Roundtable and Open Forum community issues discussion, on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at www.facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah, at 9:30 AM. The Honorable Van R. Johnson, II, Mayor, City of Savannah has consented to participate in “A Conversation with Mayor Johnson on Moving Savannah Forward.” Savannah’s premiere community issues platform invites … Continue reading “Mayor Van Johnson To Kickoff 2021 Hungry Club Forum Series”

Chatham County District Attorney-Elect Shalena Cook Jones Announces Her Executive Team

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Today, Chatham County District Attorney Elect Shalena Cook Jones identified the members of her leadership team. The Executive Team consists of attorneys Michael Edwards, Jennifer Parker, and Nathanael E. Wright. DA-Elect Jones said, “I am very excited that these three amazing attorneys have agreed to join me on this journey to serve the people of Chatham County.” During the campaign, … Continue reading “Chatham County District Attorney-Elect Shalena Cook Jones Announces Her Executive Team”

Savannah State University Hosts Make-Up Commencement For Spring Graduates

By Savannah Tribune | December 16, 2020

Savannah State University (SSU) hosted its 196th undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony again on Saturday, Dec. 12 at T. A. Wright Stadium for the spring Class of 2020 whose in-person graduation was postponed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony began at 9 a.m. in honor of 415 students, the largest graduating class in SSU history, who … Continue reading “Savannah State University Hosts Make-Up Commencement For Spring Graduates”

Country Music’s Charley Pride Passes At 86

By Savannah Tribune | December 16, 2020

Charley Frank Pride, a country music superstar, legend and trailblazer, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from complications related to COVID-19 at the age of 86 in Dallas, Texas. Charley Pride was born to poor sharecroppers in Sledge, Mississippi on March 18, 1934 as the fourth of eleven children. At 14, he taught himself to play guitar on the … Continue reading “Country Music’s Charley Pride Passes At 86”