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$24 million rail terminal north of Atlanta to link industry to Savannah port across 300 miles

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Georgia Ports Authority is building a $24 million inland terminal that will move cargo by railroad between industries north of Atlanta and the Port of Savannah about 300 miles away.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/24-million-rail-terminal-nort
Confederate cannon recovered from Savannah River

...the cannon weighed roughly 1,000 pounds and is the first of two that is being pulled from the water as part of the Savannah port expansion project.Birdwell says more than 100 cannonballs are also in the river and will be removed. Birdwell says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-17/confederate-cannon-recovered-savann
Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A $1.1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress includes a small amount of money to help begin deepening the Port of Sa­vannah's shipping channel, and Geor­gia officials said they're confident more federal funding will follow after the $706 million project gets underway.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/congressional-spending-bil
Ebola checks at Savannah port

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Seven ships from West Africa have entered the Port of Savannah in the last 30 days. Twenty-one from the region have sailed into ports across the U.S. Coast Guard's entire Southeast District in the last 30 days.

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

...chickens.Foltz said Monday that business is still growing in the new fiscal year that started July 1. In August, the Savannah port exceeded 300,000 container units in a single month for the first time. Some of the recent growth was attributed...

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

...project, wants to use the state's 40 percent share to get started dredging of the 30-mile channel between the Savannah port and the Atlantic Ocean. The Army Corps, the federal agency overseeing the project, would have to sign off."My...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-09/deal-says-georgia-army-c
Democrats disingenuous

...Rep. John Barrow had absolutely nothing to do with the Plant Vogtle expansion. He claims he got the funding for the Savannah port when Democrats actually were holding up the funding, and Georgia is having to go it alone at this time. John is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-04/democrats-disingenuous
Georgia ports chief touts Savannah's potential

...Savannah business and civic leaders attending his annual speech giving a progress report on the state's ports. The Savannah port moved a record 3.1 million container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30. Just eight years ago Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-25/georgia-ports-chief-touts-sav
Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...improvements in recent years preparing for the increased truck traffic expected to result from larger ships calling on the Savannah port.Also at the meeting, the committee heard a presentation by Miguel Southwell, general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/savannah-river-deepening-coul
Savannah port expansion bringing jobs, challenges

ATHENS, Ga. -- State leaders highlighted job-creation strategies through education, local assistance and port improvements Monday in a conference for legislators.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/savannah-port-expansion-br