Mon., June 17, 2013 4:25pm
Three U.S. House races in Georgia are drawing crowded fields of candidates. But the excitement appears limited to the Republican Party. Sixteen GOP hopefuls are running for the three seats being vacated by Republicans Phil Gingrey of Marietta, Paul Broun of Athens and Jack Kingston of Savannah.
Fri., June 14, 2013 5:01pm
Georgia's chief Juvenile Justice investigator and 19 other employees are suspended today. Commissioner Avery Niles suspended the workers for not resolving some 20 claims of sexual abuse against detained children. A department spokesman says Niles is taking the allegations seriously.
Thu., June 13, 2013 4:37pm
More than a dozen Savannah-area homeowners are appealing their property tax assessments. They say their waterfront properties are worth less than their assessed values. That's because of Georgia's strong protections for coastal marshes.
Wed., June 12, 2013 4:28pm
An official with the State Charter Schools Commission says as many as 25 schools could petition the panel for state approval by Friday. That's the deadline for charter school backers to get in applications to a new state agency. The process is open to people who want to set up their own taxpayer-funded schools but have been denied by local officials.
Tue., June 11, 2013 4:43pm
This Saturday, Darien residents will remember one of the most controversial war acts during the Civil War. The town's buildings, churches, and most homes were set aflame by soldiers over 150 years ago. Today, the remains from the act are still preserved by the town's residents.
Mon., June 10, 2013 3:54pm
Hundreds of people came to pay their respects to a jazz legend Monday. Mourners remembered bassist Ben Tucker at the late musician's funeral at Savannah's Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension. When it was over, people in the pews poured into the streets for a New Orleans-style procession.
Mon., June 10, 2013 3:00am
A new brewery is capitalizing on Savannah's burgeoning interest in beer. Southbound Brewing is the latest business in a growing beer-centered culture in the coastal city. Carly Wiggins is opening the brewery with business partner Smith Mathews.
Fri., May 31, 2013 2:10pm
The Savannah economy is picking up according to assessments given at the first-ever State of Small Business Conference hosted by Savannah SCORE.
Thu., May 30, 2013 12:50pm
Federal agriculture officials are counting Georgia farmers as part of a nationwide census. They're asking about products, employees, incomes and expenses. The data will help the officials tailor programs and federal dollars to the states.
Wed., May 29, 2013 4:38pm
After years of battling between environmental groups and federal officials, a federal judge in South Carolina has approved a settlement allowing Savannah's harbor deepening to proceed. The settlement approved by U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel in Charleson allows the project to move forward with additional protections for water quality.