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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”

Alabama and Georgia Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on last Tuesday signed a bill that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected. A heartbeat can be detected as early as 6 weeks, when most women don’t even know they are pregnant. This legislation is set to go into effect January 1, 2020. According to Planned Parenthood’s Southeast call center, “the full … Continue reading “Alabama and Georgia Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws”

Savannah Salutes The Late Sergeant Ansari

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

The city paused and saluted the fallen sergeant who chose to serve his country and his community. Scores of citizens stood by Saturday morning as the roar of motorcycles and sirens serenaded Sergeant Kelvin Bernard Ansari. He survived and honorably served in Iraqi, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia for two decades in the U.S. Army, before joining Savannah Police Department a … Continue reading “Savannah Salutes The Late Sergeant Ansari”