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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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Congressional water deal funds Savannah port project

WASHINGTON - House and Senate negotiators on Thursday unveiled a compromise bill that authorizes billions of dollars for water projects over the next decade.
Obama signs law to allow Savannah port deepening

With the president's signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is authorized to begin construction.
Congress reaches deal on bill critical to Savannah port expansion

Georgia's port chief and Washington lawmakers said Friday they're confident a $652 million plan to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah will soon clear its last bureaucratic hurdle.
Georgia praised for export effort

...fastest-growing port from three entities helping additional businesses to sell overseas that have won national recognition.The Savannah port is one of the few major ports in the country with balanced trade, exporting as much as it imports. Most bring far...
Republican candidates seeking Barrow's District 12 seat discuss change

...and state Rep. Delvis Dutton, of Glennville, Ga., said the district needs to capitalize on its proximity to the Savannah port to boost the economy.Allen and Stone, both of Augusta, have been running full time since last summer for the GOP...