Thu., September 6, 2012 4:14pm
Federal negotiators have announced a new set of talks between shipping companies and dock workers along east coast ports, after they broke down last month. The conflict included disagreements with overtime rules and royalty payments.
Thu., September 6, 2012 3:00pm
Derelict boats are littering Georgia's coast. Products of a dismal economy for boaters, these environmental hazards are costly to remove and no one seems to have money to do it. A new effort is putting a small dent in a big problem.
Tue., September 4, 2012 4:34pm
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at tonight's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. The Georgia Democrat will highlight President Barack Obama's foreign policy.
Mon., September 3, 2012 3:00pm
Savannah officials are looking into the possibility of the city hosting a cruiseliner. Council members this week held a workshop to review the findings of a recent one-hundred-30 thousand-dollar study that confirmed cruise ships would bring jobs to Savannah.
Mon., September 3, 2012 3:00am
National environmental officials are considering how to regulate a chemical found in Georgia’s environment called perchlorate. Researchers met in Savannah last week as part of the Georgia Environmental Conference and say, there are hundreds of similar “emerging” compounds, concerning but lacking science to deem them dangerous.
Fri., August 31, 2012 2:00pm
A coastal non-profit organization is opening the doors Saturday to a new museum dedicated to ex-slaves and their descendents known as Gullah-Geechee. The Pinpoint Heritage Museum is located near Savannah in a former seafood processing factory once iconic to the community. Now the renovated buildings feature presentations about seafood and the culture it supported.
Thu., August 30, 2012 3:00pm
When the bell rang students back to Savannah's Beach High School this year, students and faculty came back to the news that the long-struggling school, filled with poor and at-risk students, now actually leads the district in some tests. That's a big change from just a few years ago when ambivalent students took failure for granted. Local school officials credit an influx of money and new leadership.
Wed., August 29, 2012 4:27pm
Advocates for the mentally ill say, they're not surprised or concerned by a delay in a plan to improve the state's mental health services. A federal judge this week granted a request to extend the time state officials have to report on their progress in a landmark two-year-old Justice Department settlement.
Mon., August 27, 2012 9:02am
Property owners along the Ogeechee River are challenging the tax assessed values of their land, saying it has lost value because of chemical discharges upstream.
Mon., August 27, 2012 4:00am
State officials aren't saying much about the state's latest drought. In contrast to the two-year 2007 drought, the response this time around has been muted. National Weather Service officials consider about two-thirds of Georgia in drought. In the last drought, then-Governor Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency and famously prayed for rain.