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...

Airbnb has Masters rentals already featured

...Georgia-Carolina Bancshares. McKnight is president and CEO of McKnight Construction Co. and he's also busy with the Georgia Ports Authority, First Tee of Augusta and the Georgia Health Sciences University Foundation. State Bank Financial completed...

Study finds room for new Savannah River port

...the benefit of South Carolina and Georgia under any scenario," said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority. "And it can't get moving fast enough."

Hugh Tarbutton

...potential of Georgia's ports to improve Georgia's economic future. Mr. Tarbutton twice served as Chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority during periods of rapid growth and expansion of the State's ports. He was appointed and re-appointed to serve...

Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...agreed to start dredging using $266 million in state money upfront.Curtis Foltz, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said Monday that the inclusion of construction money in the spending bill "is a good sign that significant funding...

Ebola checks at Savannah port

...CDC, and we're continuing to look at the measures in place so we can mitigate any risk to the public."The Georgia Ports Authority works with the Coast Guard as well as U.S. Customs, Immigration and Border Protection, said GPA Executive...

Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday, meaning construction could begin within a few months on the $706 million project...

Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...impacted by the river deepening. Southwell said cargo shipped by ocean is rarely a candidate for air freight because of weight and cost, but the airport is seeking to increase its freight business just as the Georgia Ports Authority has.

Savannah port expansion bringing jobs, challenges

...evaluated for award next month for the first section of dredging. James McCurry, government affairs director for the Georgia Ports Authority, gave the lawmakers a brief update but, for the first time in years, wasn't asking for funding for it. Over...

Deal says Georgia, Army Corps should finish agreement to deepen Savannah harbor this month

...volume of more than 3 million cargo containers of imports and exports.Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said he agrees it's still possible that construction on the Savannah harbor expansion could start before New...