Savannah Morning News Reporter Jenel Few looks at campaign fund-raising by the five candidates for school board president. She says the top fund-raiser is getting a large share of his support from contractors with ties to the school district.
On a warm spring day at Ft. Stewart, a handful of soldiers dressed in combat garb are loading fake ammunition into a tank gun. It’s a simulation, but the long, dark cylinders they’re hoisting into white plastic tubes, one after another, are just as heavy as the real thing. Maj. Brad Warr times the soldiers to see how quickly they can complete the task. He says this 55-pound ammunition is among the toughest to load in a confined space like the interior of a tank.