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Augustans remember Oscar Baker

...Jeff Guerrant, of Aiken, send a postcard from the Panama Canal."Another great birthday cruise that included a partial Panama Canal transit," they wrote. "Quite an operation and true...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-19/augustans-remember-oscar-bake
Georgia Regents extends win streak to 10 on national TV

...soldiers as part of a crowd of 2,874 on Military Appreciation Day. Metress is a "military brat" who was born in the Panama Canal Zone ? this is where he picked up the nickname "Dippler the Traveler," thus shortened to "Dip." His father, Patrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-02-21/georgia-regents-exten
Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...Coast are scrambling for deeper water to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving via an expanded Panama Canal next year. Some giant ships are already arriving in Savannah, the nation's fourth-busiest container port, via...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/dredging-savannah-harbor-wont
Wyman Roth

...Ficklen Presbyterian Church, where he served as a church Elder. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served at the Panama Canal. Graveside services will be 11:00 Monday morning, April 27,2015, at the Washington-Wilkes Memorial Gardens...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174722261
Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...is racing for deeper water to make room for larger cargo ships expected to begin arriving in 2016 via an expanded Panama Canal.Congress has appropriated small sums for the Savannah project since 2009. This latest installment would cover less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/congressional-spending-bil
Ga. not allowed to dredge harbor with state funds

...Deal's top economic development goal and the need for a deeper harbor to accommodate supersized ships grows as the Panama Canal gets closer to finishing a major expansion. The holdup stems from a sweeping water-project bill containing billions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-05/ga-not-allowed-dredge-harbor-
Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...Savannah is scrambling for deeper water to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving via an expanded Panama Canal in little more than a year.Nearly two years have passed since the federal government gave final approval to the Savannah...

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

...to deepen their harbors to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving soon through an expanded Panama Canal. The Panama project's completion date, originally expected this October, has been pushed back to late 2015. Experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-09/deal-says-georgia-army-c
Congress raises Savannah harbor price tag to $706 million

...Savannah is scrambling for deeper water to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving via an expanded Panama Canal in 2015. The federal government gave final approval to dredging more than 30 miles of the Savannah River in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/congress-raises-savannah-harb
Congressmen seek House support for Savannah harbor

...imposed 15 years ago.Savannah has the fourth-busiest port for container cargo in the U.S. Savannah is scrambling to deepen its harbor to make room for supersized ships expected to arrive via an expanded Panama Canal as early as next year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-02/congressmen-seek-house-suppor