🌱 GBI Investigates Police Officer + Vision Zero Crosswalks

Hello again, Savannah! Important update: You all, as readers, have made the Savannah Daily so successful that it is my honor to announce the next stage of the newsletter. Patch is looking for a local writer and entrepreneur to take the helm of the Savannah Daily. Although I have loved getting to know this community, we want to pass the torch to someone truly local to write about Savannah long term. So if you’re interested in earning extra income while making this newsletter a more valuable resource for your neighbors, learn more and apply here.


First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and pleasant. High: 79 Low: 60.


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Here are the top three stories today in Savannah:

  1. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate a Sunday morning shooting by a Savannah Police Department officer. A man was reportedly seriously injured by an officer during a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Bay Street. The department has reported that no officers were injured during the incident. (WJCL NewsSavannah)
  2. The City of Savannah’s Human Services Department held a block party to promote awareness of fair housing laws. The event occurred on Saturday and included resources for the community. The block party was an effort between the city, the Economic Opportunity Authority, and the Neighborhood Improvement Association. (WTOC)
  3. City officials celebrate and highlight a new crosswalk that was installed at Wheaton and Cedar Streets. The crosswalk is part of the city’s Vision Zero initiative meant to reduce pedestrian-involved traffic accidents. The city is installing crosswalks on streets that meet certain pedestrian count requirements. (WTOC)

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Today in Savannah:

  • AARP Free Tax Assistance At Bull Street Library (10:00 AM)
  • story time At Islands Branch Library (10:30 AM)
  • Come Read With Ms. Becky At Pooler Library (5:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Did you know that a Savannah Police Department officer is a player on the Savannah Bananas team? Officer Neff wears both a department uniform and a Bananas jersey. (Facebook)
  • Savannah Children’s Theater showcases their recent performance at the theater. Click to learn how to watch the latest performance involving Greek Gods. (Facebook)
  • Happy Hours on Savannah’s Waterfront are not to be missed. Where will you spend your next Happy Hour? (Facebook)

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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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