Thu., March 14, 2013 3:00pm
St. Patrick's Day revelers will have plenty to do on the Savannah waterfront this weekend. But they won't have a tall ship to visit. The U.S. Coast Guard is cancelling the appearance of the 259 ft. barque U.S.S. Eagle.
Wed., February 6, 2013 3:38pm
An international conference in Charleston is tackling a topic that folks in Savannah are talking about more and more. Cruise ships and their impact on historic communities is the focus of a three-day meeting. Charleston is ahead of Savannah in developing a multi-million-dollar cruise ship industry.
Thu., September 27, 2012 3:15pm
With the Atlantic storm season nearing its end, the National Weather Service is taking some of its coastal-area radars offline to give them upgrades. The switch to so-called dual-polorization doppler radars is part of a 50 million dollar national radar renovation aimed at boosting forecast accuracy and speeding weather alerts.
Thu., May 10, 2012 12:57pm
Charleston's mayor says, he believes environmentalists when it comes to Savannah's harbor deepening. South Carolina officials recently have taken up an ecological argument against it. Georgians suspect the opposition really is about protecting of Charleston from competition. But, Mayor Joseph Riley says, the concerns are honest.
Tue., November 29, 2011 4:51pm
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says, she was misinterpreted last year when she seemed to soothe opponents of Savannah harbor deepening. Some South Carolinians see Savannah's proposed port expansion as a threat to Charleston's port. Her words last year came up this week when reporters asked her about a permit South Carolina recently gave to Georgia's project.
Thu., August 25, 2011 4:29pm
National Weather Service forecasters are warning of several threats to Georgia marine interests because of Hurricane Irene. The US Coast Guard is urging shippers to use extreme caution because of possible 15-foot seas, dangerous rip currents and unusually high tides. On land, however, the Savannah area could get less than an inch of rain.
Tue., June 21, 2011 4:46pm
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is placing Charleston on a first-of-its-kind "Watch List" because of cruise ship tourism. The Trust says, Charleston could harm its historic character if it doesn't consider how cruise tourism changes a city's society and culture. Savannah wants to follow Charleston in luring cruise lines.
Mon., June 6, 2011 4:32pm
A member of the South Carolina state ports authority board is urging people not to read too much into a new pair of political appointments. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley recently appointed two new members. Neither of them are from the Beaufort area, near Savannah.
Fri., March 11, 2011 4:41pm
Even though the Japanese earthquake occured on the other side of the world, it still registered as massive to Georgians monitoring the earth. One geologist on the Georgia coast says, the earthquake's massive tidal wave likewise will be measured in oceans all over the world -- if only barely.
Tue., February 15, 2011 1:52pm
Researchers are putting thousands of audio recordings online. Their aim is to track how language, grammar and accents change over time. The South is a treasure trove. And Georgia shares several distinctive styles.