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Sick and Twisted In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Sick and Twisted in Savannah is a work of fiction by author Sadie Allran Broome. It is an adult memoir set in Savannah. Recently Broome and a few friends visited Savannah. During an interview with The Savannah Tribune, Broome tells the story of how the book came about. “Back in the 80’s, my husband had just completed law school at … Continue reading “Sick and Twisted In Savannah”

Rep. Carl Gilliard Issues Statement On Justice For Ahmaud Arbery, Urges Calm In Murder Trial

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

State Representative Carl Gillard (D-Garden City) today issued the following statement regarding the murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery: “As the original author of House Bill 1203, a bill to repeal Georgia’s outdated and antiquated citizen’s arrest law, I am reminded of the significance of the justice system’s power and letting this process be completed. Today, we are … Continue reading “Rep. Carl Gilliard Issues Statement On Justice For Ahmaud Arbery, Urges Calm In Murder Trial”

Poll Location Changes Announced

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

The Board of Elections would like to remind voters that Precinct 7-11 was split earlier this year, adding two new precincts. If you have voted in this precinct at the Savannah 1ST Seventh-day Adventist Church, please check Georgia’s My Voter Page (https:// www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/ mvp.do) to see if your precinct and poll have changed. For a complete list of the polling … Continue reading “Poll Location Changes Announced”

GIRL TALK

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Finding Joy In Challenging Seasons Brought to you by Stellar Productions (Estelle Manion) and the GrooveBack Movement (Maxine Bryant) Join us for an intriguing and enlightening conversation that will inspire, encourage, and motivate women as we navigate through our seasons. When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 6pm EST Where: Maxine’s Zoom Room Advance Registration Required at this link: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register /tZEqdOGqrz8sHt03LKo-BbOCUM2ETN2genBg … Continue reading “GIRL TALK”

5th District To Hold Listening Sessions

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Mayor Pro Tem and 5th district Alderwoman Dr. Estella Edwards Shabazz and Chatham County Commissioner Tanya Milton will hold listening sessions focused on transportation improvement projects on Thursday, Oct. 21. The listening sessions will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:15- 7:15 p.m. at the Liberty City Community Center, 1401 Mills B. Lane Blvd. Topics will include: • Street repaving … Continue reading “5th District To Hold Listening Sessions”

Mayor Johnson To Hold Virtual State Of The City Address

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, will hold his 2021 state of the city address virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The public can view the live address on the City of Savannah Facebook page, YouTube and SGTV Channel 8. Mayor Johnson will give an overview of the current happenings in the City of Savannah, accomplishments over the last … Continue reading “Mayor Johnson To Hold Virtual State Of The City Address”

Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship To Hosts Fall Festival to Dispel COVID-19 Vaccination Myths

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship will host the Fall Festival with the subtitle “Before Fall Leaves, Roll Up Your Sleeves” event on Sunday, October 31st from 3:00-6:00pm at 425 W. Montgomery Cross Road, Savannah, GA. Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship received a mini grant from the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant from Healthy Savannah to engage the community, … Continue reading “Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship To Hosts Fall Festival to Dispel COVID-19 Vaccination Myths”

SCCPSS and Savannah Prevention Coalition To Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

The Savannah Chatham County Public School System is partnering with the Savannah Prevention Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week for a second year in a row. Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation and has been in observance since 1985. Red Ribbon Week will take place Monday, October 25th through Friday, October 29th, 2021 in … Continue reading “SCCPSS and Savannah Prevention Coalition To Celebrate Red Ribbon Week”

City Council To Resume In-person Meetings

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

The Savannah City Council will transition to in-person meetings beginning with their Nov. 9 meeting. Details on the location of the meetings and COVID safety protocols will be forthcoming. City Council has met virtually since the spring of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Becoming Me Virtual Program Series

By Savannah Tribune | October 20, 2021

Live Oak Public Libraries announces a partnership with Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia to offer a six-week virtual programming series facilitating the Girl Scouts’ Becoming Me program for youth in grades 6 through 8. Attendees do not need to be Girl Scouts to join the program. Participants who are registered Girl Scouts will earn their Becoming Me Patch upon program … Continue reading “The Becoming Me Virtual Program Series”