Fri., February 15, 2013 7:00am
The Savannah Book Festival kicks off Thursday. The event will play host to 6 Pulitzer Prize winning authors and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Among the 45-speakers will be David Baldacci, author of political thrillers, and best selling children's author Jeff Kinney.
Thu., February 7, 2013 3:00pm
The US Army is expanding its unmanned aerial vehicle program at Ft. Stewart near Savannah. The project will include construction of new facilities for what is already the largest military base on the East Coast. Officials say the buildings under construction include a training center and storage area for the Army's latest weapon in the global war on terror.
Wed., January 30, 2013 5:23pm
Nuclear power opponents are alleging Solyndra-style problems in the $8 billion federal loan guarantee for Georgia's Vogtle nuclear reactor project. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy says high-level political appointees have interfered with key decisions in the delayed and over-budget nuclear plant. The alliance says the project received favorable loan terms that are out-of-sync with the present market.
Wed., November 28, 2012 7:00pm
A Georgia man convicted in the death of his teenage stepson is demanding a new trial after one of the jurors confessed to sending text messages to the victim's family during the proceedings.
Mon., November 26, 2012 7:50pm
Diana Wedincamp says she's stepping down from the organization she's helped to lead for the past ten years. She'll be starting an environmental consulting firm with her husband. Recently Wedincamp has led efforts following the state's largest fish kill, which fouled the river last year.
Thu., November 15, 2012 4:00pm
Jekyll Island is losing convention business while it waits for a new hotel. Delays in the financing of a Westin resort have led to at least two groups to hold their meetings elsewhere.
Wed., November 14, 2012 5:30pm
The Partnership for Healthy America is giving the City of Savannah a $50,000 grant to stage a series of street festivals focused on healthy living. City officials said Wednesday they'll be closing down four streets next year to make way for pedestrians, farmers and artists.
Fri., November 9, 2012 2:30pm
Georgia literary enthusiasts are preparing for a well-anticipated annual event Saturday. The 2012 Georgia Literary Festival will be held at the new Jekyll Island Convention Center. Fanny Kemble, Eugene O'Neil and Eugenia Price all lived in the area and are being honored.
Wed., November 7, 2012 5:00pm
Savannah's Chatham County is going back to "square one" when it comes to studies of a controversial hotel project. County commissioners are funding a new round of analysis into the feasibility of a convention hotel.
Mon., November 5, 2012 7:00am
Savannah Republican Jack Kingston says the chances of Congress funding Georgia's long-awaited harbor deepening project are 50-50. A U.S. Army decision last week approving the project came without Congressional dollars.