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Nature, history buffs will find Connecticut town delightful

...but offers details all its own. Because of the land's position at the point where the Connecticut River meets the Atlantic Ocean, the area was fought over by native Pequots, the Dutch and the English before it was settled by the English and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-06-27/nature-history-buffs-will-fi
Lightning strikes Georgia boy, 11, on Florida beach

...lightning strike is on the mend in a Florida rehabilitation center.Bowen Tyre was struck June 9 while standing in the Atlantic Ocean off Daytona Beach Shores. Heather Tyre told the Daytona Beach News-Journal her son was taken off a ventilator June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/lightning-strikes-georgia-bo
Okefenokee is an ever-changing ecological wonder

...of two rivers, it even has its own continental divide, Campbell said, with the St. Marys River draining to the Atlantic Ocean and the Suwanee River flowing toward the Gulf of Mexico.The national wildlife refuge, covering more than 400,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-05-30/okefenokee-eve
Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...visit by the agency's top general.The $706 million project to deepen the Savannah River between the port and the Atlantic Ocean to make room for bigger cargo ships has been in the works since 1999. Georgia officials have been eager for dredging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/dredging-savannah-harbor-wont
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...intent in May 2014 to prepare a German-funded environmental assessment on shipping 455 storage casks across the Atlantic ocean to SRS via a Charleston, S.C., port. The used nuclear fuel containing 900 kilograms of highly enriched uranium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Wounded veterans united by golf visit Masters

...i stan. Its British counterpart is called Battle Back. The purpose remains the same no matter which side of the Atlantic Ocean plays host to the tournament."It's a competition between both countries, but it makes lifelong friendships...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/wounded-veterans-united-golf-visit-masters
Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...monthlong journey down the Savannah River basin that began in the mountains of North Carolina and will end at the Atlantic Ocean in April.The journey, is part adventure, part consciousness raising and part environmental activism by Brooksher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/group-raise-environmental-awa
Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...corps plans to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel by five feet along a 39-mile stretch that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the port's docks upstream from downtown Savannah. Work isn't expected to be finished until 2020, and that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/congressional-spending-bil
Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...project will dredge five feet of sand and mud from roughly 30 miles of the Savannah River connecting the port to the Atlantic Ocean. Like other East Coast ports, Savannah is scrambling for deeper water to make room for supersized cargo ships expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-29/final-deal-start-dredging-sav
Deal says Georgia, Army Corps should finish agreement to deepen Savannah harbor this month

...the state's 40 percent share to get started dredging of the 30-mile channel between the Savannah port and the Atlantic Ocean. The Army Corps, the federal agency overseeing the project, would have to sign off."My goal is to have that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-09/deal-says-georgia-army-c