Derelict boats are littering Georgia's coast. Products of a dismal economy for boaters, these environmental hazards are costly to remove and no one seems to have money to do it. A new effort is putting a small dent in a big problem.
It's time for the executive in charge of Georgia's seaports to give his annual update on the shipping business in Savannah. Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, was scheduled to deliver his State of the Port speech Thursday.
Another South Carolina agency wants to enter the federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control says it should be allowed to participate because it would have to issue a Pollution Control Act permit for the dredging if the court requires one.
Defending a title is hard as teams are coming after you on a weekly basis. Defending a title and an extending winning streak may be even tougher, but three GHSA football defending champions have gotten off on the right foot t...
Federal officials are meeting to discuss mixed-oxide fuel at an old nuclear weapons site near Augusta. The meeting is one of several the Energy Department is holding around the country to discuss an environmental impact statement for the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site.
Savannah officials are looking into the possibility of the city hosting a cruiseliner. Council members this week held a workshop to review the findings of a recent one-hundred-30 thousand-dollar study that confirmed cruise ships would bring jobs to Savannah.
A spokesman for US Congressman John Barrow says, the Democrat is endorsing the "top of his party's ticket" for President. Avoiding the name Barack Obama, the tepid endorsement comes as Republicans try to oust the four-term incumbent by tying him in television ads to the Democratic administration. That might be a tough job since Barrow actually opposes Obama on critical issues.
When the bell rang students back to Savannah's Beach High School this year, students and faculty came back to the news that the long-struggling school, filled with poor and at-risk students, now actually leads the district in some tests. That's a big change from just a few years ago when ambivalent students took failure for granted. Local school officials credit an influx of money and new leadership.
The Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission this week approved a zoning ordinance amendment that would allow homeowners in unincorporated parts of the county to keep a limited number of chickens, bees and other livestock on their property regardless of zoning classification.
The 2012 Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic certainly was an incredible start to the season. More than 33,000 people came out to the Georgia Dome, setting a new attendance record for the event as it was the first time the Classic p...