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Emily Jones

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Based in Savannah, Emily Jones hosts Morning Edition across the state and reports on all things coastal. Before coming to GPB, she studied broadcast journalism at the Columbia Journalism School and urban history at Brown University. She’s worked for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, WHYY in Philadelphia, and WBRU and RIPR in Providence.

In addition to anchoring and reporting news at WBRU, Emily hosted the alt-rock station’s Retro Lunch as her DJ alter-ego, Domino.

 

 

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Ports Authority Plans Hutchinson Island Terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority has announced plans to double the capacity of the Port of Savannah. Ports Executive Director Griff Lynch said at the State of the Ports event Thursday that the authority ...

September 12, 2019

All Crew Members Rescued From Capsized St. Simons Cargo Ship

UPDATE 6:22 p.m.: The fourth crew member has been rescued from the capsized vessel in St. Simons Sound, meaning all the crew members are accounted for. ...

September 9, 2019

Tybee Island Mayor Worries Mild Storm Effects Will Cause Doubts For Future Evacuations

Hurricane evacuees from Georgia’s coast are returning home now that the mandatory order has been lifted. Meanwhile, the effects of the third evacuation in four years raised questions about how the...

September 5, 2019

Evacuation Lifted In Coastal Georgia After Hurricane Dorian

The evacuation order for Georgia’s coast has been lifted. Evacuees can now return home. The state largely escaped damage from the storm. ...

September 5, 2019

Dozens Shelter At Savannah Civic Center

Some people who stayed in the Savannah area during Hurricane Dorian took shelter at the Savannah Civic Center Wednesday night. About 50 people were staying there as of 6 p.m. ...

September 4, 2019

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St. Simons Residents Push For Local Government

St. Simons Island could become Georgia’s next city. It attracts a lot of development. And some residents think only a local city government can make sure developers preserve the island’s character....

February 26, 2016 - 7:09pm

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Feb. 18-21

Mahogany Bowers, founder of Blessings in a Bookbag, and Heather Henley, editor of Do Savannah, offer up some ways to have fun in Savannah this weekend. Heather’s picks: -St. Pat’s is still a month...

February 19, 2016 - 11:33am
Chatham County Sheriff

SSU Professor Says New Sheriff Must Bring "Credibility"

When voters in Chatham County head to the polls on March 1, they won’t just cast ballots in the presidential primary. They’ll also choose a new sheriff. Larry Stewart is a criminal justice professor...

February 15, 2016 - 8:40am

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Feb. 11-14

Molly Swagler, vice president of the Tourism Leadership Council, and Dan Gleason, local concierge and chairman of the Coastal Concierge Association, offer up some ways to find fun and romance in...

February 11, 2016 - 1:37pm

GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz Steps Down

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz is stepping down. Foltz has worked at the Ports Authority for 12 years and has been its executive director for six. Foltz says change at the...

February 3, 2016 - 3:14pm

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A Sneak Peek At The Newest Route To The Port Of Savannah

(This story also appears on Medium.) As GPB takes a look at transportation throughout Georgia, we’re not just interested in what moves you (that is, #WhatMovesYouGA); we’re also looking at what...

October 2, 2015 - 9:31pm