Major industrial hub in S. Ga.

The Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub officially opened its doors in February, giving the Port of Savannah a world class shipping hub that will combine rail, truck and ship logistics to ship goods across the continent.  The 2,600 park in Effingham County, about 12 miles...

Georgia’s upper hand in the Water Wars

The U.S. Supreme Court heard more oral arguments Monday in the unending “Water Wars” between Georgia and Florida, with Sunshine State attorneys arguing that Georgia’s water use has decimated oyster farming in Apalachicola – an area of the...

Statesboro’s unlikely new industry

South Georgia has an unlikely new business – video arcade machines. Rick Priester, a Savannah native, founded an arcade importer company in 2008 called Arcade Factory in Los Angeles.  When the trade war with China implemented tariffs that threw a wrench into his...

Kennesaw honors essential workers

It goes without saying that the past year has been a long one for essential workers – those whose jobs are critical to continuing infrastructure operations, and many of whom had to cover for others through the COVID-19 pandemic.  Communities around the state are...

Farm and Learn in Columbus

Community development organization Turn Around Columbus is working on a project that it hopes will reinvigorate the south side of town, an area which could use some investment.  The first phase of the George Washington Carver Victory Garden & Farm began in...

Revolutionary Battlefield Protected

Nearly a century ago, . U.S. Sen. Richard Russell pushed for the Kettle Creek Battlefield, in Wilkes County east of Athens, to be designated a national park. Kettle Creek was the site of a major victory by U.S. forces against the British in the Revolutionary War in...

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