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Reminder: City Hosting Master Plan Workshop For Canal District

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The City of Savannah will host a community workshop for the development of a detailed master plan for the Canal District on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. All members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend. The City is col- laborating with the Perkins + Will team in crafting … Continue reading “Reminder: City Hosting Master Plan Workshop For Canal District”

Savannah Branch NAACP to Celebrate 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Savannah Branch NAACP will celebrate its 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7 pm. Beyond the dinner, the Branch will honor persons from the community for their contributions to the mission and principle objectives of the NAACP. Tickets are $100 each or a table of ten for $950. … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP to Celebrate 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet”

Brown Attends National Black Journalist Convention

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Veteran Journalist Tina A. Brown served on the copy and assignment desks from Aug. 5-to-11, 2019 at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Florida. She edited college students copy from across the country and produced three daily newspapers, broadcasting and digital copy for the www.nabjmonitor.com. She has served 11 of the 30 years helping prepare our college students … Continue reading “Brown Attends National Black Journalist Convention”

Tatemville Community Improvement Association Holds Annual Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Tatemville Community Improvement Association, Inc. held their Annual Banquet. last Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Tatemville Community, Center Mrs. .Willie Mae Knight served as Mistress of Ceremony. A special presentation on the Amtrak Metro Rail System was made by Mr. Leighton Reed. He wants to bring back the Nancy Hanks which travelled from Savannah to Atlanta and also a … Continue reading “Tatemville Community Improvement Association Holds Annual Banquet”

Sol C. Johnson Class of 1964 Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Sol C. Johnson Class of 1964 is proud to announce that they were able to award two $500.00 scholarships, thanks to your generous contributions. Our recipients are: Zakirah D Frazier She is the proud daughter of Mr. Ozzie and Latandra Frazier. Zakirah is a community minded young lady, she worked in many programs in the Savannah area. She will be … Continue reading “Sol C. Johnson Class of 1964 Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients”

Gang & Youth Violence Prevention Press Conference & Meeting To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The House Study Committee on Gang and Youth Violence Prevention, chaired by State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah), will hold a press conference and a meeting on Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Armstrong Center Ballroom at Georgia Southern University (Armstrong Campus) in Savannah. Rep. Gilliard will hold a press conference at 9 a.m., and … Continue reading “Gang & Youth Violence Prevention Press Conference & Meeting To Be Held”

Chatham County Board Of Elections Calls Special Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

After less than a week after the Chatham County Board of Elections regular schedule meeting, board members have called a special meeting to discuss moving forward with opening a new poll in Pooler for the November 5th, 2019 municipal elections. Board member Antwan T. Lang says he called on his colleagues to consider moving forward because he feels that it’s … Continue reading “Chatham County Board Of Elections Calls Special Meeting”

WANTED! A.E. Beach High School Class Members of 1970

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

If you or someone you know is a member of the A.E. Beach High School Class of 1970, please e-mail your contact information to Pamela Rountree at AEBCO1970@ GMAIL.COM. Details will be sent to you about the 50TH reunion events which is scheduled for June 26th through the 28th 2020. Hope to hear from you very, very soon.

Shocking Reality: Why Do College Students Turn Away from Church?

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The church as an embodiment of worship has faced a significant decline in a number of the congregation. It primarily relates to students, and, in a narrow sense, the reasons why this social group turns away from the church. Over time, a lot of peoplestart attending church because it is socially approved action, and everyone does the same. However, not … Continue reading “Shocking Reality: Why Do College Students Turn Away from Church?”

LWV Relaunches Election Site VOTE411.org

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The League of Women Voters is proud to announce the newly redesigned VOTE411.org, the most trusted nonpartisan election website used by more than five million voters in 2018. “We are excited and proud of this new site,” said Jeanette Senecal, Senior Director of Mission Impact. “Reaching first time voters is a primary goal and with the new design, voters will … Continue reading “LWV Relaunches Election Site VOTE411.org