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SCAD Supports Black Lives Matter With Murals in Savannah and Atlanta

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) alumni artists Tayler Ayers (M.A. creative business leadership; B.F.A., fibers, 2019) and Will Penny (M.F.A., painting, 2013; B.F.A., painting, 2008) have created public artworks in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement for SCAD locations in Savannah and Atlanta. The striking, vinylon glass murals are featured on the exterior of prominent buildings … Continue reading “SCAD Supports Black Lives Matter With Murals in Savannah and Atlanta”

Amazon Opens New Delivery Station in Port Wentworth

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Amazon’s new delivery station in Port Wentworth is officially open for business. Amazon welcomed associates inside the 117,000 square-foot building for the first time this month to celebrate its Day 1 of operation. The delivery station has already created over 50 new full-time jobs paying at least $15 per hour with comprehensive benefits packages. Additionally, the delivery station empowers six … Continue reading “Amazon Opens New Delivery Station in Port Wentworth”

Private Tutoring Group Providing Opportunities to Georgia Southern Students Through Pandemic, Beyond

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Georgia Southern University senior Brittney Brown enjoys making a difference in the lives of young children. Through W.E. MOVE Tutoring Group, a nonprofit organization started by Georgia Southern staff member S. Marie Williams, Brown can do just that by tutoring and mentoring elementary school students. “Being a part of W.E. MOVE helped me understand my importance as a young, educated … Continue reading “Private Tutoring Group Providing Opportunities to Georgia Southern Students Through Pandemic, Beyond”

Here Are 10 Tips For Responding To The 2020 Census

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

It’s now time to respond to the 2020 Census! The U.S. Census Bureau has been preparing for this oncea decade population count for years. The question is: Are you ready? Here are 10 quick tips to help you to respond and it should take just a few minutes: If you don’t regularly check the mail, please do so now. By … Continue reading “Here Are 10 Tips For Responding To The 2020 Census”

Health Department to Provide No Cost Vision, Hearing, Dental, & Nutrition Screening for School Students

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Chatham County Health Department (Eisenhower Drive location only). No cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screening for Chatham County school students. (Normally a $30 fee applies when getting the screening at the health department). By appointment only. By appointment, August 10th – 14th Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive WHY: Although the start of school may look a little … Continue reading “Health Department to Provide No Cost Vision, Hearing, Dental, & Nutrition Screening for School Students”

Three Oaks Realty To Merge With Austin Hill Realty

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Stephanie Wilson- Evans, CEO of Three Oaks Realty, announced today the real estate firm will be merging with another successful independent real estate firm, Austin Hill Realty in August. Wilson-Evans confirmed her entire team of staff and agents will plan to join Austin Hill Realty upon the merger. Wilson-Evans will serve as Vice President for Austin Hill Realty and will … Continue reading “Three Oaks Realty To Merge With Austin Hill Realty”

PUBLIC NOTICE

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen will hold a CLOSED Executive Session on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., via ZOOM video, for the following purpose: Interviews pertaining to the position of City Manager. For more information, please contact the Clerk of Council at 912- 651-6441.

Memorial Health Earns 2020 Awards from American Heart and Stroke Association

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

For the ninth consecutive year, Memorial Health has earned the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. This award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Memorial also earned the 2020 AHA … Continue reading “Memorial Health Earns 2020 Awards from American Heart and Stroke Association”

Summer Night Market Features Local Makers

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

The last two openair shopping events, featuring live music and items for sale by local artisans and makers, are from 5-9 p.m. Saturdays August 8 and August 22 in the Southern Barrel parking lot in Buckwalter Plaza in Bluffton. The event is sponsored by Lowcountry Made, an online community and marketing organization that encourages everyone to shop local. Participating vendors … Continue reading “Summer Night Market Features Local Makers”

Union Mission to Host a Virtual Raising Hope Watch Party

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Union Mission will host a virtual 5th Annual Raising Hope Watch Party on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at www.unionmission.org starting at 6:00pm. The short pre-recorded 45 minute program will extend appreciation to key supporters and sponsors, provide an update from Union Mission on the impact of COVID-19, share information on affordable housing from the Keynote Speaker, Michelle Norris with National … Continue reading “Union Mission to Host a Virtual Raising Hope Watch Party”