Whatever President Trump actually said about Haiti, the spirit of the comments doesn’t square in Georgia. Haitian soldiers sailed to defend Savannah during the Revolutionary War. On Monday, an Atlanta human rights leader who’s active in Haiti observed that Haiti’s modern woes stem from lingering resentment, and resulting poverty, over the outcome of Haiti’s revolution that overthrew the French in 1804.
The Savannah Harbor deepening project is killing a few more protected fish and turtles than expected. A new federal report says the higher death rates are acceptable, in part because this may mean more of these sea creatures are in the area than were expected.
The number of Atlantic sturgeon and green sea turtles killed, or captured alive, since dredging started in 2015 may appear to be statistically insignificant – numbering the single digits.
Metro Atlanta commuters can find solace in a factoid nestled in a report released Thursday by the Georgia Ports Authority. Some 50,000 trucks a year are to be removed from the region’s highways once an inland port served by rail opens next year in Chatsworth, officials say.
They say it’s the journey, not the destination. And for some in the 1950s and 60s whose destination was Atlanta, the journey was more than mere conveyance, it was, in fact, Southern Tradition. For many, the trip is a lingering memory from childhood. For others, it was just how we lived back in the day, […]
Although President-elect Trump has shaken global commerce with his call for revamping U.S. trade agreements, an economist who specializes in infrastructure says Georgia has no reason to change its investment strategy at state-owned seaports.
A new chapter is about to begin in the process of deepening the Savannah Harbor to accommodate massive ships that are arriving from the expanded Panama Canal. It involves updating the maps of shoals that are based on data collected before World War II.
The Port of Savannah on Wednesday received a $44 million federal grant to expand rail access to and from the port. The funding promotes an objective to get trains in and out of the port more quickly, increasing Savannah’s competitive edge over other seaports.