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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...