Fri., March 15, 2013 12:50pm
Georgia and South Carolina lawmakers who represent districts along the Savannah River plan to meet next month to discuss several topics, including the Savannah harbor deepening.
Thu., January 24, 2013 9:02am
Port officials from Georgia and South Carolina have canceled their January meeting on the states' troubled plans to build a jointly owned port terminal on the Savannah River. They said an updated study on the economic viability of building the shipping terminal isn't ready.
Tue., October 16, 2012 8:33am
The two-state board working on a $5 billion containership terminal on the Savannah River is going ahead with an updated market and other studies amid concern the terminal won't be needed as early as projected.
Wed., July 11, 2012 4:47pm
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has vetoed an attempt to strip power from the office building an ocean terminal jointly with Georgia. The Joint Project Office or J-P-O is planning a new port on the South Carolina side of the shared Savannah River. Haley says, she vetoed a measure that would strip power from the agency pushing the terminal.
Tue., June 5, 2012 12:22pm
South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson says he's one of the only lawmakers in South Carolina who is politically incorrect enough to favor a new port terminal in Jasper County. The Beaufort Gazette reports that the 2nd District congressman spoke to a group of Republicans in Beaufort on Monday.
Wed., December 21, 2011 4:56pm
South Carolina ports officials are walking away from a proposed port project with Georgia for the second time this year. The fight over the planned jointly-run Jasper Ocean Terminal on the Savannah River comes as federal funding for Savannah harbor deepening looks more likely. A Georgia official calls new South Carolina demands "a game."
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.
Tue., March 8, 2011 6:33pm
Georgia and South Carolina are slowing down their effort to develop a jointly-run seaport near Savannah. The two states' ports officials met to air grievances with one another over a proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal. Both sides said that the meeting of the so-called Joint Project Office was productive.
Mon., March 7, 2011 9:49am
South Carolina officials will be at a bi-state meeting this week about the Jasper Ocean Terminal. That's the proposed jointly-run seaport on South Carolina's side of the Savannah River. South Carolina officials had threatened to walk away from talks, saying issues around Savannah's harbor deepening project were a threat to the cross-state effort.
Fri., January 21, 2011 1:00am
South Carolina officials are taking aim again at the proposal to deepen the Savannah harbor. This time, their criticism deals with how harbor deepening will affect plans to build a new port on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River. South Carolina lawmakers say, the site of the proposed port will be used as a place to dump river-bottom material.