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Outside Atlanta, Georgia cities see connections as the way to leverage prosperity

...luncheons with mayors in each of the state's metropolitan areas.A model might be the long-term campaign by the Georgia Ports Authority to transform public perceptions about the Port of Savannah.For generations, Atlantans and people in other parts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-12/outside-atlanta-georgia-citie
Georgia will develop mountain truck terminal

...Tuesday's ceremony.State taxpayers will put $10 million into development of the Chatsworth project. The Georgia Ports Authority, which will operate it, is putting in another $7.5 million it has earned from port fees. Murray County is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/ga-develop-mountain-truck-
West Coast trouble helps Georgia ports break records

...amounts of cargo moving across their docks, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.The two coastal ports handled...Brunswick.Foltz said the extra business led to the Georgia Ports Authority recording its highest revenues ever ? more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/west-coast-trouble-helps-g
Huge fire destroys Ga. warehouses

...warehouse contained 10,000 to 15,000 tons of wood pellets, said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority.The fire started as workers with Logistec, the Canadian company that leases the bulk shipment facility from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-12/huge-fire-destroys-ga-warehouses
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...losing it to his old rival Charles Walker in 2004.In 2006, then-Gov. Sonny Perdue appointed Cheeks to the Georgia Ports Authority, and he retired in 2010. WHAT GOOD INDEED! A reporter called Cheeks one day concerning a story about politicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Augusta eyed as crossroads for inland port for shipping

...Augusta should be in line to get one too, as the Georgia Ports Authority wants four more intermodal transfer points to...Curtis Foltz, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, confirmed Thursday that Augusta is "on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-07/augusta-eye
Port deepening to begin next month

...months, the actual dredging to make it deeper will begin soon.Curtis Foltz, the Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said Thursday that the first major dredging contract was awarded this week, $130 million. The Army Corps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-06/port-deepening-begin-next-
$24 million rail terminal north of Atlanta to link industry to Savannah port across 300 miles

...neighboring states, the Georgia Ports Authority is building a $24 million...executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority. Officials estimate the...about $10 million, with the Georgia Ports Authority investing an additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/24-million-rail-terminal-nort
Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...to drastically increase funding levels to avoid further delays, said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority."We will need about $100 million in fiscal year 2017 to keep the project on its current schedule," Foltz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/dredging-savannah-harbor-wont
Busy spring puts state ports on track for record fiscal year

...year following a busy spring in which East Coast ports benefited from a labor dispute on the West Coast.The Georgia Ports Authority handled 2.84 million tons of total cargo in April, a month that saw a whopping 335,900 cargo containers move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-18/busy-spring-puts-state-por