🌱 Crime Statistics Review + Five Schools Named AP Honors Schools

Morning, people of Savannah! It’s me again, Kayla Harrison, your host of the Savannah Daily.

First, today’s weather:

A few strong pm t-storms. High: 82 Low: 67.

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Here are the top three stories in Savannah today:

  1. The Savannah Police Department reports that a 31-year-old man was shot while driving in the 1000 block of Montgomery Street. The incident occurred on Monday night and the man was taken to Memorial Medical Center to receive treatment for his lower leg gunshot wound. The department is reportedly conducting an investigation into the shooting. (WSAV-TV)
  2. A review of 2021 crime statistics by Savannah Morning News has found that ‘gun use in a threatening manner’ has doubled since 2019. Data also showed that firearm discharges in Savannah rose 63.6 percent. An unfortunate statistic shows that gun-related incidents are also trending toward the younger demographic. Click the link for the full review. (Savannah MorningNews)
  3. Five Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools have been named 2022 Advanced Placement (AP) Honors Schools. Jenkins High School, New Hampstead High School, Savannah Arts Academy, Islands High School, Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School were given the prestigious designation. The Advanced Placement designation is awarded based on the number of students taking and passing AP exams. (WSAV-TV)

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Today in Savannah:

  • Outdoor Storytime At Bull Street Library (10:30 AM)
  • Financial Literacy Workshop At Southwest Library (2:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Savannah Children’s Theater has canceled all classes and rehearsals due to severe weather. Click for more information regarding cancellations. (Facebook)
  • The Savannah Police Department announces that they are investigating an Apr. 4 shooting. Click to read the full news release. (Facebook)
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools shares a recent student trip to the state capitol. Click to see the photos. (Facebook)

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Alrighty, you’re all caught up for today. I’ll see you soon!

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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