The Georgia Ports Authority has set another record. Ports officials say for the fiscal year ending in June, they moved more cargo than ever. GPA counted a little more than 27 million tons of cargo in one year.
Democrats want to make Georgia competitive again. And this week, they launched a candidate they hope will carry a Georgia Democrat back to the US Senate. Michelle Nunn made her candidacy formal after months of speculation.
Department of Juvenile Justice investigators are back on the job this week. All but one of 18 workers suspended in June over unresolved sexual abuse claims are getting new training. The other worker took voluntary retirement.
A new military leader has taken command of the agency overseeing the Savannah harbor expansion project. Col. Thomas Tickner became the new commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.
A Savannah historian and author is turning Colonial Georgia history 180 degrees. Paul Pressly argues that America's 13th Colony had more in common with the Caribbean than with other British outposts in North America. He details differences and similarities between Savannah and Charleston.
Jekyll Island officials are looking into ways of ending a land use fight. The island's governing body says it'll ask state lawmakers next year to set a limit on the number of acres that can be developed. David Egan of the Initiative to Protect Jekyll Island says a 1971 state law requires 65% of the island to remain natural.
things are quiet at Ft. Stewart, where several civilian-run facilities are closed. Military civilian employees got hit this week with the first of 11 furlough days they'll have to take through September as part of federal spending cuts called sequestration. Similar cuts are taking place elsewhere in Georgia.