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Dems Wrap Historic Convention: Harris Makes History, Obama Eviscerates Trump

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

A s Demo crats wrapped their four-day national convention filled with hope and promise for the future of America, many might well harken back to day three and determine it as the turning point of the 2020 election season. That might indeed be the case if Joe Biden wins election as the 46th president of the United States. Biden closed … Continue reading “Dems Wrap Historic Convention: Harris Makes History, Obama Eviscerates Trump”

2019 Junior American Traditions Competition Winner Quiana Morris

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) was established 27 years ago to explore and celebrate the wonderfully diverse styles of classic American music. During its annual competition, singers select a repertoire of nine songs from a list of sixteen American music genres to be performed and judged. Cash prizes of over $35,000 are awarded, plus paid performances with Savannah Philharmonic … Continue reading “2019 Junior American Traditions Competition Winner Quiana Morris”

Tech For Kids Campaign Funds Chromebooks For Students

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

“Tech for Kids, a Campaign for Chromebooks,” launched by the Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, has collected over $ 30,000 for local students to use technology at home. Funds were raised in partnership with the Educate Chatham Foundation to ensure that every child in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has an equal opportunity to learn. The recent … Continue reading “Tech For Kids Campaign Funds Chromebooks For Students”

EOA Appoints Terry Tolbert Interim Executive Director

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

The Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham County Board of Directors has named Terry Tolbert Interim Executive Director. Tolbert was formerly Deputy Director and has been with the agency since 1973. The EOA was established in 1965 with joint resolutions from the City of Savannah, Chatham County Government and the Chatham County Board of Public Education as a community action agency. … Continue reading “EOA Appoints Terry Tolbert Interim Executive Director”

AND THE WINNERS ARE…

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

The General Primary – Nonpartisan General Election Runoff was held on August 11, 2020. The Board of Election has not certified the results of the runoff election as of press time. The results are as follows: DEM – US House Dist. 1: Joyce Marie Griggs – 10,747 (W) Lisa M. Ring – 8,462 DEM – State House Dist. 163: Derek … Continue reading “AND THE WINNERS ARE…”

2020: The Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Granting Women the Right to Vote

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

This year marks the 100th anniversary since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the constitutional right to vote. After more than 72 years of fighting and lobbying, Congress approved the Women’s Suffrage Amendment on June 4, 1919. Over a year later, the Nineteenth Amendment was set in law, enfranchising all American women and declaring they had citizenship rights … Continue reading “2020: The Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Granting Women the Right to Vote”

The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Coach James Holmes

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Longtime Chatham County Commissioner James “Coach” Holmes has died after a battle with COVID-19 on Monday, August 17, 2020. Holmes was hospitalized at Memorial Health University Medical Center after being admitted in the last week of July. Holmes, 82, has served as the District 2 Chatham County Commissioner since January 2005. He was planning to end his tenure on the … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Coach James Holmes”

SSU Taps Administrator To Serve As Interim Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Savannah State University Interim President Kimberly Ballard-Washington has named Sametria McFall, Ph.D., as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs effective Aug. 1, 2020. “We are fortunate to have Dr. McFall assume this important leadership roe,” said Ballard-Washington. “Her background, experience and commitment to the university makes her the right person at the right time to lead Academic Affairs … Continue reading “SSU Taps Administrator To Serve As Interim Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs”

The Kessler Collection’s Plant Riverside District Debuts As Center Of Entertainment

By Savannah Tribune | August 12, 2020

The Kessler Collection’s Plant Riverside District — a $375 million expansion project on Savannah’s riverfront in the National Historic Landmark District — opened to the public after a ribbon-cutting in late July. “Savannah’s Entertainment District” has added over a quarter of a mile of riverwalk to the shoreline, expanding the diversity of entertainment and hospitality options in the area. The … Continue reading “The Kessler Collection’s Plant Riverside District Debuts As Center Of Entertainment”

Savannah State’s Mulatu Lemma Receives Presidential Award for Excellence

By Savannah Tribune | August 12, 2020

Mulatu Lemma, Ph.D., a mathematics professor at Savannah State University (SSU), is among 12 recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). The PAESMEM recognizes those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and thereby support the future productivity of the U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. The program was created to … Continue reading “Savannah State’s Mulatu Lemma Receives Presidential Award for Excellence”