🌱 Mother Pleads Not Guilty + Water Works Pedestrian Mural

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Here are the top three stories in Savannah today:

  1. A mother accused of DUI and vehicular homicide in the death of her son has pleaded not guilty before the Chatham County Court. In August 2021, while driving with her 12-year-old-son Loga, McCay allegedly crashed into a tree on Johnny Mercer Boulevard. The accused is requesting a jury trial; a status hearing will reportedly be set for a future date. (WSAV-TV)
  2. Artists have begun work on the Water Works Pedestrian Walkway Mural, adjacent to the entrance of the newly-opened EnMarket Arena. The mural project, currently the largest in Chatham County, will feature the work of four artist teams and their interpretation of “Savannah’s Pathways.” The first team of artists, The River Runners, are well at work on their portion of the mural. (ConnectSavannah.com)
  3. Local publication Savannah CEO reports that nearly 7 out of 10 employees’ views of work changed amid the pandemic. The article, which cites a survey recently conducted by MAU, discusses workers’ increasing desire for flexible work and more time spent with family. (Savannah CEO)

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  • Update: 15-year-old Arianna Hoover, who was previously reported missing and had last been seen in the Windsor Forest area, has been found. (WJCL NewsSavannah)
  • The Savannah Tribune celebrates the life of Willie Lee Williams, Sr., one of the earliest Black police officers in the Savannah Police Department. (Savannah Tribune)
  • This weekend, several Savannah locals will get a chance to chase the dream of doing stand-up in the Savannah Comedy Revue. (WTOC)

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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.

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