Police to hold Hometown Heroes community event

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police along with the Sand Gnats will be hosting the 2nd Annual Hometown Heroes.

Police Chief Willie Lovett will throw the first pitch. The event is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. It's free and open to the public.

The event aims to educate and entertain the community. There will be displays from local law enforcement and military branches.

There will be free food, children's activities and live entertainment. Attendees get a free ticket to the Sand Gnats game that night and lunch. Gates for the game open at 4:30 p.m. The game starts at 6:05 p.m.

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