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PDK Honors Teachers of The Year

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Phi Delta Kappa International Chapter 1219 will be joined by administrators to honor 2020 Teachers of the Year at a banquet on Friday, November 15, 2019. The event will be in the Banquet Room at Carey Hilliard”s Restaurant 11111 Abercorn Street. The program will feature an evening of entertainment with Dr. Otis Johnson and Kathryn Whitney sharing words of inspiration … Continue reading “PDK Honors Teachers of The Year”

“How To Become A Millionaire” Workshop To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Pastor Emeritus Matthew Southall Brown Sr. will host a workshop on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 927 West Victory Drive in Savannah. Pastor Brown has been sponsoring workshops for young people ages 17 1/2 through 25 years old. The title of this workshkop will be “How To Become A Millionare.” The workshop will be led by a young African American … Continue reading ““How To Become A Millionaire” Workshop To Be Held”

Fair Count’s ‘Faith Day Of Action For Census Jobs’ Seeks To Increase The Pool Of Applicants for 2020 Census

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Fair Count, in partnership with more than a dozen African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.) churches across the state are hosting the first ‘Faith Day of Action for Census Jobs’ on Sunday, November 17th to encourage and assist Georgians applying for census jobs in their communities. “Twenty percent of our state is considered hard to count already, and limited broadband internet … Continue reading “Fair Count’s ‘Faith Day Of Action For Census Jobs’ Seeks To Increase The Pool Of Applicants for 2020 Census”

Savannah State Will Host Traditional Puerto Rican Concert

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Bomba con Buya will appear on the campus of Savannah State University Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m., Howard Jordan building, Torian Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Bomba con Buya is a Chicago-based ensemble that aims to preserve and advance the tradition of bomba. Developed during the 18th century among the island’s African descendants, bomba is … Continue reading “Savannah State Will Host Traditional Puerto Rican Concert”

Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Inspirational speaker, author, and storyteller Regina Mason shared her story in Savannah, Georgia for the first time Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Savannah State University. Savannah is important to her story because that’s where her great-great-great-grandfather William Grimes, runaway slave, escaped from. William Grimes was the product of a rape. His father was one of the most wealthy planters in … Continue reading “Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes”

SCCPSS To Host High School Choice Program Hub Transportation Plan Info Meetings

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

This is a message from Savannah-Chatham County Schools alerting you to several public meetings that will be held to provide information on the school district’s Hub Transportation Plan for High School Choice Program students that will be implemented in the 2020-21 School Year. The District is implementing the HUB Transportation Plan In an effort to reduce transportation costs and improve … Continue reading “SCCPSS To Host High School Choice Program Hub Transportation Plan Info Meetings”

Savannah North District Lay Organization 2019 Annual Banquet Feat. Grandpa Bam

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

The Savannah North District Lay Organization cordially invites you to attend our Annual Lay Banquet. The Annual Banquet will be held at St. James AME Church in the Wilson Bostic Complex at 632 East Broad Street, Savannah, GA 31401, on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. This year’s banquet will feature guest comedian Grandpa Bam. And the theme for … Continue reading “Savannah North District Lay Organization 2019 Annual Banquet Feat. Grandpa Bam”

Friends Of Massie History, Architecture & Issues Lectures:

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

The Friends of Massie in partnership with the Downtown Neighborhood Association, sponsor quarterly discussions about history, architecture, and issues of public concern. They open this humanitarian and environmental discussion to the public on Wednesday, November 20th at 6:30 PM at Massie Heritage Center, 207 East Gordon Street. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Most Savannahians spend their lives with the homeless … Continue reading “Friends Of Massie History, Architecture & Issues Lectures:”

SPD Announces New Pre-Arrest Diversion Program

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

The Savannah Police Department is beginning a Pre-Arrest Diversion Program that will give officers the option to divert offenders with low-level misdemeanors to an alternative program that would not result in jail time or an arrest record. The program is the result of a 2017 technical assistance grant the city received through the National League of Cities that required the … Continue reading “SPD Announces New Pre-Arrest Diversion Program”

GSBCC JIG Cigars Now Open

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Welcome To The GSBCC JIG Cigars, located at 7303 Abercorn St. We have combined the love of cigars and business together to create JIG CIGARS (Jointly Isaac & George). We have infused the heritage and spirit of premium cigars with today’s love affair of sharing a great smoke with friends. Our store is JIG CIGARS, our tag-line is “The Cigar … Continue reading “GSBCC JIG Cigars Now Open”