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Truck explodes in downtown Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Police say a utility truck exploded in downtown Savannah, but no one was hurt and there was no extensive property damage to surrounding buildings.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-02/truck-explodes-downtown-sava
Palmetto Pipeline surveys continue despite state denial of project

GUYTON, Ga. -- Michael Maddox thought he wouldn't have to deal with pipeline surveyors again after transportation officials rejected Kinder Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline project last month. He was wrong.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/pipeline-surveys-continue-de
Prosecutor to seek indictment in jail death of Savannah man

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Pro­se­cutors plan to seek a criminal indictment next month in the death of a 22-year-old college student at the Chatham County jail.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/prosecutor-seek-indict
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

Landowners, lawmakers and local governments along the route of the so-called Palmetto Pipeline are still seeking answers to questions as fundamental as where the pipeline will run and how it will benefit Georgians.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Packed house of around 500 strongly oppose pipeline at Tuesday public meeting near Savannah

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. -- Heading into the first official hearing for the Palmetto Pipeline on Tuesday evening, dozens of protesters lined the long driveway into the Richmond Hill City Center, wearing anti-pipeline T-shirts and carrying signs such as "DOT asleep at the wheel" and "Keep jobs in Georgia" and "Governor say no deal."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/packed-house-around-500-stron
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

Petroleum pipelines have a peculiar past in Georgia. Their history was built on support of national defense in World War II and altered in the 1990s by angry and influential plantation owners.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Feds want quarter of former Savannah police chief's pension

...The judge had previously ordered the ex-police chief to pay a $3,600 installment "due immediately," the Savannah Morning News reported.Lovett was convicted last fall on federal charges including illegal gambling and extortion stemming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/feds-want-quarter-former-savannah-p
SC DOT grants Texas company access for land surveys to prepare for petrol pipeline

South Carolina's transportation department has given a Texas company permission to conduct surveys on a state right-of-way in preparation for a pipeline route study.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-29/sc-dot-grants-texas-company-
Pipeline meeting crowd expected

The Georgia DOT is expecting more than 100 people, and anti-pipeline groups are expecting even more at the first public hearing about the Palmetto Pipeline.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/pipeline-meeting-crowd-expec
Drawing the line

If there's evidence the pipeline will increase competition, decrease prices or create permanent jobs in Georgia, we haven't seen it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-19/drawing-line