Get on up, Savannah! Let’s get you started this Tuesday with everything you need to know going on today in town.
First, today’s weather:
Mostly cloudy. High: 57 Low: 36.
Here are the top 3 stories in Savannah today:
- The Thunderbolt Police Department is searching for a man who was involved in an armed robbery at a gas station on January 24. The robbery happened at about 10 pm at the Enmarket located on East Victory Drive and Whatley Drive. Police say the man entered the store with a semi-automatic pistol and demanded money. (WSAV-TV)
- The newly formed Chatham County Police Department Dive Team completed its first call on Friday. A person drove a vehicle off the road and into a pond just before Midnight at Lillibridge Crossing and Bartram Road in the Landings. The driver was arrested for DUI and was able to get out of the car on their own. (fox28media.com)
- One person was hospitalized after a rollover crash on Sunday night. A portion of Truman Parkway was shut down following the crash. Police say speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. (WJCL NewsSavannah)
Today in Savannah:
- Outdoor Storytime At Southwest Library (10:00 AM)
- Financial Literacy Workshop At West Broad Library (2:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- Savannah Police Department shared that Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man on Sunday. Around 3 am, officers were patrolling in the area of Congress and Whitaker streets when they heard gunfire. Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers. (Facebook)
- Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is thanking the students and staff at Chatham Academy for collecting 1,580 pounds of non-perishables during their food drive for Second Harvest. (Facebook)
- Savannah Music Festival shared that In 1938, Sister Rosetta Tharpe recorded her first songs which became instant hits and paved the way for Black women in music. Dee Dee Bridgewater covers Tharpe’s “Precious Lord” on her 2017 album. Residents can catch Bridgewater on March 25 and 26. (Instagram)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Tuesday. I’ll see you around!
— kayla harrison
About me: Kayla Harrison is a Writing Arts professor, as well as a freelance writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners. In her free time, you can find her listening to podcasts, writing poetry, and visiting local coffee shops.