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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”

JOHNSON WINS MAYORAL ELECTION!

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Last Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Alderman Van Johnson beat incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach by an overwhelming majority of 62% (14,884 votes). DeLoach secured only 38% (9,291 votes) of the votes in the runoff election, compared to the 40% he received on Election Day, November 5th. In that election, which also included two other candidates, Regina Thomas and Louis Wilson, neither … Continue reading “JOHNSON WINS MAYORAL ELECTION!”

Savannah State Student Lands Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Schonn Franklin, a senior political science major at Savannah State University (SSU), has been selected as a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow. Only 30 in the nation are chosen each year, from among hundreds of applicants. Franklin is SSU’s first Rangel International Affairs Fellow. Intended to broaden the depth of diversity among foreign service and U.S. State Department employees, … Continue reading “Savannah State Student Lands Prestigious Rangel Fellowship”

Savannah Book Festival Announces 2020 Closing Address Authors

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Embarking on its 13th season, the Savannah Book Festival is pleased to announce the authors scheduled to present the Closing Address for the 2020 Savannah Book Festival, which is taking place from February 13 – 16, 2020. John Becker and Megan Scott will deliver the Closing Address on Sunday, February 16, following the release of the 2019 edition of The … Continue reading “Savannah Book Festival Announces 2020 Closing Address Authors”

The MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Hosts The 2020 Marshals’ Reception

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

Mrs. Carolyn Blackshear (Left), President, MLK Observance Day Association, presented Medallions to the 2020 Theme Winners: 3rd Place, Camille Moore (8th Grade), West Chatham Middle School; 2nd Place, Shawn Ransom (5th Grade), Windsor Forest Elementary School; 1st Place, Neveah Macon (6th Grade), Oglethorpe Charter School.

Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. Focuses On Youth Issues

By Savannah Tribune | December 04, 2019

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its annual youth issues forum entitled “What Lasting Gifts Can We Give to the Youth of Our Community?” on Saturday December 7, 2019, at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street in Savannah, GA. Early on, then President Bishop Willie Ferrell asked … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. Focuses On Youth Issues”

Kevin “Catfish” Jackson To Be Honored At 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala

By Savannah Tribune | December 04, 2019

Savannah businessman Kevin “Catfish” Jackson will be honored at the 16th annual Opportunity Award Gala, Friday, January 24, 2020. The event, hosted by the Savannah Technical College Foundation, honors deserving civic leaders for a lifetime of service creating and enhancing opportunities for others to succeed. The STC Foundation will honor Jackson for his business acumen, vision, and commitment to developing … Continue reading “Kevin “Catfish” Jackson To Be Honored At 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala”

Spend Christmas Evening with Savannah Jazz!

By Savannah Tribune | December 04, 2019

Enjoy a festive holiday concert featuring the Savannah All-Star Jazz Ensemble led by Teddy Adams and Howard Paul featuring special guests. The concert performance will be followed by a special Homecoming Jam! Beer, wine, cocktails, and appetizers will be available for purchase. Bid in our silent auction to win some beautiful pieces of art, delicious dinners, spa packages and much … Continue reading “Spend Christmas Evening with Savannah Jazz!”