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  1. Marsh buffer bill takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | SavannahNow

    Legislation aimed at restoring protection to Georgia's marsh is poised for discussion in the state Senate's Natural Resources Committee today. Senate Bill 101 aims to "re-establish the marsh buffer and to clarify it and to put it into law," said state Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, the bill's sponsor.


  2. Several Savannah Book Festival authors have ties to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | SavannahNow

    Dora is one of three half-sisters working it out in book two in Mary Alice Monroe's "Lowcountry Summer Trilogy." Dora's the rule-adhering perfect one: Perfect wife, perfect mom and perfectly poised for her faA ade to crumble.


  3. Georgia port No. 1 in exports to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | SavannahNow

    President Barack Obama's recent decision to begin thawing relations with Cuba leads to the inevitable PortSide question: Will trade with the island nation resume or increase, and will it affect our ports? Turns out, according to a story posted by the Miami Herald earlier this month, the Port of Brunswick is the United States' top exporter to Cuba. Lest we get too excited about that distinction, it should be noted that U.S. exports to Cuba - imports from Cuba are forbidden by the embargo - are at their lowest level in more than a decade.


  4. Bea Wray: Be part of something big in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | SavannahNow

    The Creative Coast is all about entrepreneurship, community and collaborative learning, so bringing the Kauffman Foundation's 1 Million Cups program to Savannah is an ideal way for us to kick off the new year. Beginning next Wednesday and every Wednesday morning throughout 2015, the public is invited to join us from 9-10 a.m. at the Creators' Foundry to embrace this unique educational program for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs.


  5. PortSide: What kind of ship is that? We wondered, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | SavannahNow

    The Grimaldi Grande Marocco is known as a "combo ship" because it is designed to accommodate two different kinds of freight. Note the containers on the weather deck at the bow and the ramp at the stern for loading and unloading wheeled cargo.


  6. Campaign promotes selfies in Georgia's salt marshRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | SavannahNow

    If you love the marsh and hate that it's less protected than it used to be, the environmental group One Hundred Miles has an outlet for your frustrations. It's kicking off a social media campaign aimed at getting Georgians to snap and post a photo of themselves in the salt marsh holding a sign saying why they cherish it.


  7. Judge Moore honored with portrait unveilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | SavannahNow

    U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. today joined two fellow jurists on the wall of fame at the federal courthouse with the unveiling of his official portrait. The event, which involved a four-judge bench headed by Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, honored Moore for a career marked by "his integrity, his intellect and his demeanor," said Savannah attorney Patrick O'Connor.


  8. Humane Society: Time to empty the shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | SavannahNow

    Yes, this is the spot where you usually find the Humane Society column in the Friday paper. Unfortunately, this week we've all been too busy with our "Empty the Shelter" event to get around to writing it.


  9. Ex-Georgia banker sentenced to 30 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | SavannahNow

    This undated police file photo provided by the Glynn County Sheriff's Office shows former Georgia banker Aubrey Lee Price. Price, the former southeast Georgia banker accused of embezzling and losing $21 million of investors' money, then vanishing for 18 months before he was arrested in a traffic stop, has agreed to settle his case with a plea deal, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday, June 3, 2014.


  10. Silvers qualifies for McGladrey Classic fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | SavannahNow

    Savannah's Mark Silvers was one of four players to qualify for this weekend's McGladrey Classic on Monday at Brunswick Country Club in Brunswick. Silvers turned in a 6-under-par 64 to share medalist honors with Ohio's Justin Lower.


  11. Port of Brunswick sees double-digit growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | SavannahNow

    At Tuesday's State of the Brunswick Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz had nothing but good news for the crowd gathered at the Jekyll Island Convention Center to learn how Georgia's other port had fared in fiscal 2014. "Our deepwater terminals in Brunswick achieved broad growth in all business sectors, including forest and farm products as well as breakbulk cargo, auto and machinery units," Foltz said.


  12. Brunswick police officer arrested on kidnapping chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | SavannahNow

    Police in coastal Georgia say an officer accused of holding three people hostage at an apartment complex is charged with kidnapping and other offenses. Brunswick police Capt.


  13. Aunt gets 5 years for false alibi in Brunswick baby-slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | SavannahNow

    The aunt of convicted baby killer De'Marquise Elkins pleaded guilty Friday to providing a false alibi for him as police investigated the fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy. Katrina Elkins pleaded guilty to making a false statement to officers for saying De'Marquise, who is now serving what is likely a 105-year-sentence, was at her house playing games on her computer at the time Antonio Santiago was shot in the face by a youth who tried to rob his mother on a Brunswick street, District Attorney Jackie Johnson said.


  14. Savannah port has best month ever for container cargoRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | SavannahNow

    The Georgia Ports Authority reports it reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 twenty-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.


  15. David Kyler: Proposed aquifer storage plan too risky for GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | SavannahNow

    A recent public meeting held on the topic of Aquifer Storage and Recovery conspicuously neglected other relevant water-management problems and opportunities.


  16. Aquifer injection gets another look after ban endsRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | SavannahNow

    The aquifers that supply most of coastal Georgia's drinking water lost what many considered a valuable protection on July 1. That's when the moratorium expired on a process called aquifer storage and recovery, or ASR for short, in which treated water is pumped into the groundwater for use at a later date.


  17. Safety Briefs: Mayor decries violence following triple shootingRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | SavannahNow

    A Sunday night shooting in Savannah's Edgemere neighborhood that left three men injured appears to be the result of an arranged meeting of two separate groups, according to Savannah-Chatham police.


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