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Center Parc Credit Union Announces 17 Local Partners for Construction of New Flagship Financial Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Center Parc Credit Union has announced their collaboration with 17 local partners for the construction of their new flagship financial center. The 17 local partners will include subcontractors in the areas of design, building, painting, plumbing, and electrical. The subcontractors are: Whitaker Laboratory, River City Constructors, James Steel Erectors, IBP Savannah, Southern Roof & Woodcare, Savannah Architectural Supply, All American … Continue reading “Center Parc Credit Union Announces 17 Local Partners for Construction of New Flagship Financial Center”

ASALH Hosts Forum On African American Mayors In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

The local branch of ASALH (Association for the Study of African American Life and History) will present a branch Founders Day forum on the history of Savannah’s African American mayors, beginning with Floyd Adams, who was inaugurated into his first term in 1996. The forum, to be held on Sunday, August 15, at 4 pm, at Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship, … Continue reading “ASALH Hosts Forum On African American Mayors In Savannah”

Letter to The Editor

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Dear Editor, As we look to move forward and put the coronavirus pandemic behind us, we must ensure that all we have done in our recovery is not in vain. As the Pastor of the First African Baptist Church, the oldest continuous Black church in North America, it is my mission to help serve “the least, the last, and the … Continue reading “Letter to The Editor”

SPD Chief Appoints Major Over Criminal Investigations Division

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Chief Roy Minter officially announced the appointment of Capt. Ben Herron to the rank of major “Ben Herron brings a wealth of knowledge not only of policing but of policing in Savannah,” Chief Roy Minter said. “He has served the citizens of Savannah for more than 30 years and has commanded multiple divisions within the Savannah Police Department. He has … Continue reading “SPD Chief Appoints Major Over Criminal Investigations Division”

Deep Speaks Spring 2021 To Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Deep Center is delighted to present the newest iteration of Deep Speaks Spring 2021, a celebration of fearless, authentic, creative writing read by Savannah’s young people. For Spring 2021, authors will be celebrated with performances on our Instagram channel, as well as in two new pieces on our website by program manager Inés Rodriguez: Young Author Project Celebrates a Virtual … Continue reading “Deep Speaks Spring 2021 To Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers”

College To Announce Dr. Irving Victor Scholarship To Benefit EMS Students

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

A new scholarship for EMS and Paramedicine students has been established in Dr. Irving Victor’s memory at Savannah Technical College. The College will announce this scholarship at 10:15 a.m., on July 29 at in Room 7126 (first floor of the three story building at the front of the campus) at the Savannah Tech Campus (5717 White Bluff Road). Upon the … Continue reading “College To Announce Dr. Irving Victor Scholarship To Benefit EMS Students”

Live Oak Public Libraries Announces New Director of Library Experiences

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Live Oak Public Libraries is pleased to announce Tanya (Lola) Shelton Council as Director of Community Library Experiences. Shelton-Council and fellow Director of Community Library Experiences, Robyn Saint-Paen, work closely with library managers and staff across all 16 locations of the library system as well as collaborate with other directors and departments as part of the Library’s leadership team. Shelton-Council … Continue reading “Live Oak Public Libraries Announces New Director of Library Experiences”

Savannah State University Offers New Academic Degree Program

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

This fall Savannah State University will offer the Computer Information Systems, Logistics & Supply Chain (CILS) program, a new academic degree path to support the growing community need for professionals with technical skills in the logistics and supply chain industry. Designed to introduce students to cutting edge technology including a variety of systems, programming languages, financial technology approaches, as well … Continue reading “Savannah State University Offers New Academic Degree Program”

State Farm Here To Help Savannah Students Get Ready For School

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Savannah State Farm Agent Vernon Donovan is hosting a “Good Neighbor Back to School Bash” on Friday, July 30th at his office. The Back to School Bash is open to students of all ages to help them prepare for the upcoming school year. Donovan and his team will have food, free school supplies and haircuts and more. “I believe it’s … Continue reading “State Farm Here To Help Savannah Students Get Ready For School”

Upgrade Your Mindset: How To Improve Your Tone Of Voice

By Savannah Tribune | July 28, 2021

Aside from body language, one of the most important tools to communicate with is your tone of voice. Try this simple exercise with a friend. Say “pick up the phone” in a joyful, angry, and sad tone. Isn’t it amazing how different these 4 words sound when you change their tone? This proves true the old adage that –”it’s not … Continue reading “Upgrade Your Mindset: How To Improve Your Tone Of Voice”