The Georgia Ports Authority has set another record. Ports officials say for the fiscal year ending in June, they moved more cargo than ever. GPA counted a little more than 27 million tons of cargo in one year.
Democrats want to make Georgia competitive again. And this week, they launched a candidate they hope will carry a Georgia Democrat back to the US Senate. Michelle Nunn made her candidacy formal after months of speculation.
Advocates for endangered whales want officials to extend ship speed limits. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration started enforcing ship speed rules five-years-ago. And since then no whales have died from ship strikes.
Department of Juvenile Justice investigators are back on the job this week. All but one of 18 workers suspended in June over unresolved sexual abuse claims are getting new training. The other worker took voluntary retirement.
A new military leader has taken command of the agency overseeing the Savannah harbor expansion project. Col. Thomas Tickner became the new commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.
A Savannah historian and author is turning Colonial Georgia history 180 degrees. Paul Pressly argues that America's 13th Colony had more in common with the Caribbean than with other British outposts in North America. He details differences and similarities between Savannah and Charleston.
Jekyll Island officials are looking into ways of ending a land use fight. The island's governing body says it'll ask state lawmakers next year to set a limit on the number of acres that can be developed. David Egan of the Initiative to Protect Jekyll Island says a 1971 state law requires 65% of the island to remain natural.
A Georgia inmate is scheduled to die by lethal injection Monday night as his attorneys seek a delay, arguing he's mentally disabled and should not be executed. Warren Lee Hill has twice come within hours of being executed, and his attorneys are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay. Hill's attorneys are also challenging a new state law prohibiting the release of where the state obtained its execution drug supply.