Tue., January 11, 2011 1:00am
A massive federal report on the half-billion-dollar harbor deepening project in Savannah doesn't examine the project's long-term impact on employment. Critics doubt the project will bring more jobs. Proponents say the link between the port and jobs is obvious.
Mon., December 27, 2010 5:00am
Savannah harbor deepening is first and foremost among legislative concerns for Georgia's coastal delegation. But there's another port-related project coming up behind harbor deepening that supporters hope lawmakers take up. It's a new Savannah River seaport that is to be jointly run with South Carolina in that state's Jasper County.
Thu., December 16, 2010 1:00am
A US Army Corps of Engineers official says, the agency is likely to extend the public comment period on the Savannah harbor deepening project. Some environmental groups and others have said the public comment window was too short given the immense size of the report and its technical difficulty. The official said an extension should be announced this week.
Mon., December 13, 2010 8:54am
State lawmakers are at The Biennial Institute Conference in Athens this week to prepare for the 40 day legislative session. Aside from training for new lawmakers, conferees may also get a glimpse of the proposed tax code.