Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...S. "Billy"" Morris III, who also owns Morris Publishing Group LLC, operator of The Augusta Chronicle, The Savannah Morning News and the Jacksonville Times-Union.Savannah-based Colonial Oil Industries Inc. also filed a motion to intervene...

Palmetto Pipeline route might swing away from Richmond County

...Fore, of Kinder Morgan, said not a single Richmond County landowner would be affected.When a reporter for the Savannah Morning News contacted Kinder Morgan for an update on the newly proposed route, however, she was told by e-mail: "We...

Former Augusta newspaper exec running for Savannah Council

...president ? said he hopes to improve public safety in Georgia's coastal city.He also has been publisher of the Savannah Morning News and public affairs director for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.Miller left newspaper...

Environmental groups sue over Palmetto Pipeline

...Billy" Morris III, which also owns Morris Publishing Group LLC, which operates The Augusta Chronicle, the Savannah Morning News and the Jacksonville Times-Union, all along the proposed pipeline route. Dave Kyler, executive director...

Truck explodes in downtown Savannah

...was no extensive property damage to surrounding buildings. Savannah-Chatham police Capt. Ben Herron told the Savannah Morning News the utility truck was returning from a worksite around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday with some construction equipment...

Effort to remove Chatham County District Attorney from jail death case rejected

...citizen to control the discretion vested in the elected district attorney, absent extraordinary circumstances," the Savannah Morning News reported Karpf said.Ajibade, 21, was being booked into the county jail Jan. 1 where authorities say he got...

Savannah sets heat restriction for horse-drawn carriages

...99 degrees.Bridget Lidy, director of Savannah's Tourism Management and Ambassadorship department, tells the Savannah Morning News (http://bit.ly/1fxZ4iV ) that the policy was reviewed after last year's heat wave.

Palmetto Pipeline surveys continue despite state denial of project

...need to go to court." Among those who have revoked permission is Chatham County. An open records request by the Savannah Morning News revealed that Assistant County Manager Michael Kaigler gave the company verbal permission to survey the county's...

Man, 47, drowns in Savannah pond

...SAVANNAH, Ga. - Authorities say autopsy results have confirmed that a man found dead in a pond had drowned.The Savannah Morning News reports 47-year-old Jesse Kicklighter's body was found below the water's surface on March 8.The Savannah-Chatham...

GA baby born on Tax Day gets a head start on college savings

...Ga. - A Savannah baby has been awarded $1,529 for college expenses before even turning 10-hours-old.The Savannah Morning News reports Levi Jarrett Millspaugh was born at 2:38 a.m. Wednesday, making him this year's first Tax Day...