Fri., June 21, 2013 11:00am
Glynn County Commissioners are considering charging a parking fee at two beaches on St. Simons Island. Backers say out-of-town visitors who bring their own food and park for free are getting a "free lunch" by not spending money while in the county
Thu., June 20, 2013 10:19am
A federal judge is allowing key parts of a lawsuit to go forward against King America Finishing. The Screven County textile mill is the defendant in a case that stems from the May 2011 fish kill in the Ogeechee River. The judge dismissed all but four claims.
Thu., June 20, 2013 9:07am
Georgia's black elected officials will be meeting in Savannah this weekend. The meeting kicks off with a news conference this afternoon. The indictment of Rep. Tyrone Brooks overshadows the group's annual get-together. Brooks has led the more than 1,000-member Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials for 20 years.
Wed., June 19, 2013 11:30am
Georgia's forestry industry is looking up now that the housing market is showing a potential rebound. The number of jobs in the state's second-largest industry is rising. And a Georgia Forestry Commission official says lumber mills are charging more for wood.
Mon., June 17, 2013 12:25pm
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 1:01pm
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 12:37pm
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 12:28pm
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 12:43pm
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 11:54am
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.