A new CEO and board chairman are taking over at Medient Studios in Savannah. The film production company confirms in a conference call with shareholders Thursday that founder Manu Kumaran is out as chairman and CEO.
Industry veteran Charles Koppelman is stepping in as board chairman.
Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman and the producers of biopic “Midnight Rider” Tuesday asked a Chatham County judge to dismiss Allman’s lawsuit to block the film. They say they are on a “path to resolution” outside court.
The former top general at Robins Air Force Base believes Middle Georgia has to confront negative stereotypes about the region.
Retired Gen. Bob McMahon stepped down Sunday as head of the 21st Century Partnership, a nonprofit that works to protect the base from closure.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of nearly 350 pounds of cocaine at the Port of Savannah.
Officials say they found 133 packages containing white powder during a routine inspection on April 14. The powder tested positive for cocaine.
Environmental groups say Southern Company wants to take too much water from the Savannah River for two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle. The power company is asking for a permit to withdraw up to 74 million gallons a day.
It’s no secret that a lot of reality TV shows are filmed right here in Georgia. Thom Beers, the brains behind action-packed programs including Deadliest Catch and Monster Garage, got his start in Atlanta working for Ted Turner.