A draft report shows that Stewart County is the top choice for Fort Benning to expand its training area. A summary report released by the Army focused on Stewart County from a list of five alternatives that also considered Marion, Webster, Harris and Talbot counties in Georgia and Russell County in Alabama.
U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss wants to set aside $1 million dollars in the Senate transportation bill to expand a highway in south Georgia. Proponents of the project to expand State Route 133 hope Chambliss’ request will push the Senate to work the funding into legislation this year.