We are family: Tybee Equality Fest celebrates all weekend long

We are family: Tybee Equality Fest celebrates all weekend long

'It's for everyone that's shining their light and being the best person they can be. We want everyone to come together.'
THREE YEARS IN, the Tybee Equality Fest is stronger than ever, partly because it has to be. "This year, I’ve gotten more trolls than ever before about doing this event," admits Angie Celeste, organizer of the Tybee Equality Fest.

Savannah goes back to school

Mixed feelings expressed by Chatham residents as routine and responsibility accompany start to the 2019-2020 school year
The intoxicating scent of new crayons filled the air at schools across Chatham County, both public and private, as students started a new school year last week. Asked what is their favorite part of back-to-school, parents had mixed emotions: Sheila Stortz Berg has children at STEM and Hesse.

Homeless churches helping homeless people: Part Two

Pastor Candace Hardnett, Father Michael Chaney, and Reverend Kevin Veitinger all work with some of the 4,200 people who are homeless in our community

Help Savannah’s homeless with Union Mission

Monthly Lunch n’ Learn series happens Thursday
'We are certainly of the philosophy that it’s going to take our whole community to end homelessness as much as we can'

Homeless churches helping homeless people

The reasons for homelessness are as diverse as the population itself, but some of the reasons include illness, divorce, inability to receive aid, and loss of job.

Stonewall, 50 years on

Savannah Pride commemorates historic uprising with block party
The Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969, was the catalyst for the gay rights movement and the inspiration for Pride celebrations to occur

Ten years of TEDx Savannah

Popular event marks decade of inspiration with ‘Southern Moment.um’ theme
TEDx Savannah is an offshoot of TED, the nonprofit that’s been around for three decades

Juneteenth at the Jepson: 12 years strong

The Telfair intentionally schedules its Juneteenth celebration earlier than the actual June 19 date so residents can go to other Juneteenth celebrations in the area.

Cookies for Choice

Planned Parenthood hosts special Mother’s Day fundraiser
THREE years ago, after the presidential election, a group of bakers from Atlanta turned their disappointment into something delicious. They baked 150 cookies a piece, boxed them, sold them, and donated the proceeds to Planned Parenthood.

Geeks rejoice at Odin and Sons

Comic and collectibles store opens on May 4
'I feel like it's all meant to be. I think this industry is ready to grow'


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