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Ebola checks at Savannah port

...Seven ships from West Africa have entered the Port of Savannah in the last 30 days. Twenty-one from the region...the same time frame, 310 foreign ships entered the Port of Savannah, Somma said."I can't stress enough how we are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/ebola-checks-savannah-port
Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...cost-sharing deal with the 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...

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

...allowing Georgia to spend $266 million of its own money upfront to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah.If Georgia can sign a cost-sharing agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers before October, it's possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-09/deal-says-georgia-army-c
Georgia, South Carolina accept greater burden for port improvements

...than recommended.Meanwhile, Georgia signed an agreement to start deepening the river channel that connects the Port of Savannah to the Atlantic Ocean by using $266 million in state money upfront. The deal calls for the federal government to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-11/georgia-south-carolina-a
Georgia ports chief touts Savannah's potential

...Coming off a year of record-smashing growth, Georgia's top ports executive said Thursday he's convinced the Port of Savannah can someday overtake New York as the busiest seaport for containerized cargo on the East Coast.Curtis Foltz, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-25/georgia-ports-chief-touts-sav
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...Kingston's help funding its $110 million construction.Kingston got Congress to authorize a major deepening of the Port of Savannah's shipping channel in 1999. Earlier this year, he helped the harbor project clear its final bureaucratic hurdles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Vote for David Perdue

...John Barrow and his votes to spend inordinate sums of money while producing no results, especially regarding the Port of Savannah. They're correct. Kingston has been in Washington longer than Barrow, and has "represented" the Savannah area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-05/vote-david-perdue
Georgia praised for export effort

ATLANTA -- The soon-to-be-expanded Port of Savannah gets a boost as the nation's fastest-growing port from three entities helping additional businesses to sell overseas that have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/georgia-praised-export-eff
Georgia, small investors getting in on globalization

...Georgia is getting in on the globalization trend by deepening the Savannah River to accommodate larger freighters. The port of Savannah is already the fourth-largest and fastest-growing port in the country, making it the state's most powerful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-07/georgia-small-investors-ge
Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

...directly attacking Barrow and Allen.Barrow's newest ad, which began airing Thursday, shows the congressman at the Port of Savannah as he talks of battling the White House to help jumpstart a $706 million expansion of the port's busy shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-23/barrow-allen-both-target-obam