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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
Willard King Jr.

...born at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey and spent his childhood in Eatontown, New Jersey, except three years living in the Panama Canal Zone. He also lived in Augusta, GA and Williamsburg, VA before moving to Florida. Willard was a kind, loving person...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173466451
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
Georgia ports chief touts Savannah's potential

...deepen the Savannah River shipping channel to make room for giant cargo ships expected to arrive soon through an expanded Panama Canal. While federal money to begin dredging remains scarce, Gov. Nathan Deal wants to get started using $266 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-25/georgia-ports-chief-touts-sav
Georgia signs agreement to deepen Savannah harbor

...Coast ports, Savannah is scrambling to accommodate giant cargo ships expected to begin arriving through an expanded Panama Canal in early 2016. .Georgia's upfront cash virtually guarantees that the expansion ? authorized for study by Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-08/georgia-signs-agreement-deepe
Georgia, South Carolina accept greater burden for port improvements

...Deal said at the signing ceremony Wednesday.There's a reason the states are impatient to deepen their ports. The Panama Canal is expected to finish a major expansion in early 2016, giving passage to supersized cargo ships bound for U.S. ports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-11/georgia-south-carolina-a
Elsie Reid

...been living in a nursing home close to her daughter. Both surviving children were with her. Elsie was born in the Panama Canal Zone on April 20, 1924, the oldest of three daughters born into a military family. With her father's retirement...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173103681
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
Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

...other East Coast ports, is scrambling to deepen its harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships expected once the Panama Canal finishes a major expansion. The Savannah project was granted a federal permit in 2012, but Washington has yet to fund...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-23/barrow-allen-both-target-obam
Former Sen. Howard Baker Jr. famous for Watergate, dies at 88-years-old

...two seminal environmental laws: the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. Baker also supported the controversial Panama Canal Treaties, championed by Democratic President Jimmy Carter.Bipartisan Policy Center's Co-founder and former Senator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/ex-sen-howard-baker-dies