State transportation officials are demanding contractors say exactly when they'll finish a $23 million project on Georgia's coast. A new bridge to Skidaway Island was supposed to be finished last year. But now a contractor says the opening date has to be pushed back again.
Savannah-area voters have a unique argument to think about when they go to the polls this month to decide the fate of a proposed penny sales tax for transportation. Construction is underway right now on several big-ticket road projects funded by the state. These include the Truman Parkway, Jimmy DeLoach Parkway and Skidaway Island bridge.
Georgia Supreme Court Justices say, they'll hear a case testing how much protection property owners have from claims stemming from attacks of wild animals. The case comes from the heirs of a woman eaten by an alligator in 2007 at The Landings. It's a private residential community on the marshes near Savannah.
Jellyfish stings are up this year off Georgia’s coast. 10,000 people have been treated so far, up from 7,500 last year. But that doesn’t mean there are more jellyfish in Georgia waters. University of Georgia marine scientist John Crawford says data show there are more jellyfish globally because of warmer waters, a decrease in predators, and changes to ocean chemistry. But he says a surge in stings has to do with people.