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Georgia suffers big drop in federal road funds

...state's transportation needs. Experts warn the economic benefits of anticipated population growth and deepening the Port of Savannah could be harmed by heavy traffic in metro Atlanta and under-maintained highways connecting the port to major business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/georgia-suffers-big-drop-fede
Confederate shipwreck must go

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Before workers can start to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, they first must remove a Confederate shipwreck still sitting at the bottom of the Savannah River after 150 years.The CSS Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/confederate-shipwreck-must-g
Divers begin work to raise Confederate warship sunk in Savannah River

...shipwreck. It's part of a $703 million project to deepen the river channel so that larger cargo ships can reach the Port of Savannah. Before the inner harbor can be deepened, the shipwreck has to be removed. It's considered so historically significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-29/divers-begin-work-raise-confe
Study finds room for new Savannah River port

...room for cargo ships to accommodate Georgia and South Carolina adding a new port terminal downstream from the busy Port of Savannah, according to a study presented to officials from both states Monday.For years, the two states have worked slowly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/study-finds-room-new-savan
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
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
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
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