Wed., October 23, 2013 1:01pm
On Wednesday, four new cranes began operating at the Port of Savannah. These cranes are some of the largest in the world. They are part of the port's efforts to be ready for large ships expected to sail through Savannah on route to the Panama Canal. GPB's Orlando Montoya got a behind-the-scenes tour from 140 feet in the air.
Tue., October 22, 2013 9:26am
Preservationists say development threatens a group of antebellum homes in Troup County. The Greek Revival structures are among 10 sites listed in this year's Places in Peril list. Mark McDonald of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation says saving the sites serves future generations.
Fri., October 18, 2013 10:15am
A key state senator says he supports changing a law that limits the amount of development on state-owned Jekyll Island. Perry State Senator Russ Tolleson says the proposal has broad support from both environmental groups and the park's state-appointed managers.
Thu., October 17, 2013 12:42pm
The remains of a Spanish and Native American settlement are falling into a creek. Archaeologists are busy documenting the site. But officials are discussing a long-term solution to protect the site of a 16th Century Spanish church.
Thu., October 10, 2013 11:48am
The Georgia Ports Authority is reporting another record year in auto imports. A rebound in the car and truck industry led to a nearly 12% increase in auto and machinery handling in the last fiscal year. Most of the agency's auto business is at the Port of Brunswick.
Wed., October 9, 2013 5:10pm
The first of nine production days in downtown Savannah began for the Spongebob Squarepants movie. Residents and business owners got a taste of what the next week will be like. Several streets and sidewalks were closed. Some people reported minor inconveniences. But the overall mood was one of a spectacle.
Thu., October 3, 2013 10:39am
The federal government shutdown isn't affecting workers preparing for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The $652 million port deepening is overseen by the US Army Corps of Engineers. A spokesman says the project might be affected if the shutdown continues for a long period of time.
Thu., September 26, 2013 9:34am
Millions of Americans now choose between health care and basic needs. The Affordable Care Act is designed to help. But is Georgia ready for it? Some in Chatham County say they still have questions but not many resources.