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New Record For Georgia Ports

Georgia’s ports handled a record number of units during the last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday. The Port of Savannah moved more than 3 million container units for the first time ever, an increase of 6.3 percent over the previous year.

Nevada Judge Denies Former Medient CEO’s Request For Restraining Order, Sets Trial Date

A Nevada judge has denied a request by former Medient Studios CEO Manu Kumaran to extend a temporary restraining order against the Savannah-area film company.

Medient CEO Briefs Effingham County Officials On Studio Project

The new CEO of Medient Studios says the film company is “very much moving forward” following a shakeup in leadership last month. CEO Jake Shapiro attributes a lawsuit by the former CEO and co-founder, Manu Kumaran, to nothing more than “the griping of a fired employee” and “sour grapes.”

Shopping Scott Antique Market, 'America’s Favorite Treasure Hunt'

Persian rugs, a civil war era surgical kit, and paintings are just a few of the items visitors can find just a short drive south of Atlanta to Scott Antique Market.

Two 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Turn Themselves In To Georgia Authorities

Two California filmmakers facing criminal charges in Georgia in the death of a camera assistant are preparing to plead “not guilty” this week.

Nevada Judge Orders Medient Studios To Stop Doing Business, Schedules Hearing

A Nevada judge has ordered a Savannah film studio to stop operating for now, a month after a shakeup at the company. The judge in Nevada’s Second Judicial District Court has granted a temporary restraining order against Medient Studios at the request of ousted CEO Manu Kumaran.

Could Self-Driving Cars Be Coming To Georgia? One Politician Hopes So

Self–driving cars-- they're not science fiction any more. Georgia legislators are so serious about the idea, they want to pass a law that would make those cars legal on the road.

Savannah Truckers Ask Port Authority To Help Push For Better Pay And Benefits

The leader of the Georgia Ports Authority says he’s listening to the concerns of truck drivers at the Port of Savannah.

Ex-Medient Execs Say They're Owed Back Pay

Several laid-off staff members at Medient Studios in Savannah say the film company owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars for past work.

Georgia Secretary Of State: People Have To Vote If They Want Micro-Brewery Regulations Relaxed

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp says he is seeing the growth of Georgia's craft beer industry first-hand. Kemp, whose office oversees new corporate registrations in the state, toured the 1-year-old Macon Beer Company's operations in a downtown converted warehouse Monday.

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