SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two people have died and three others are missing after two motorboats collided Saturday on a river in coastal Georgia at the start of the long holiday weekend, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday nominated police chiefs in Savannah and Perry and a former DeKalb County sheriff to serve as U.S. marshals in Georgia's three federal court districts.
A Cape Cod science center and one of the world’s largest shipping businesses are collaborating on a project to use robotic buoys to protect a vanishing whale from lethal collisions with ships.
A lab at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution developed the technology, which uses buoys and underwater gliders to record whale sounds in near real time.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed launchpad for commercial rockets on the Georgia coast are asking a court to throw out the project's government license, saying the Federal Aviation Administration failed to correctly assess the risks of firing rockets over homes and a barrier island popular with tourists.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $30.2 million.
The Savannah, Georgia-based company said it had net income of $3.59 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 42 cents per share.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to spend more than nine years in prison after he admitted having sexual contact with a child 15 years ago when he was a soldier at Georgia's Fort Stewart.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history.
ATLANTA (AP) — South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is expected to announce next week that it’s building a massive electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia, according to a U.S. official familiar with the anticipated announcement.
ATLANTA (AP) — South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is expected to announce next week it’s building a massive electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia, according to a U.S. official familiar with the anticipated announcement.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The president of a historically Black college accused sheriff's deputies in Georgia of intimidating and humiliating the school women's lacrosse team when deputies pulled over the athletes' bus and searched it for drugs.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The oldest historically Black college in Georgia’s public university system is celebrating a milestone.
Savannah State University held its 200th commencement ceremony on Friday, with approximately 360 graduates receiving their degrees at the campus football stadium.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Mexican man who was living in the United States illegally has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for luring a teenager into sexual activity.
Alejandro Pedroza-Romero, who's also known as Zuleyka Luna and Alex Luna, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to coercion and enticement, federal prosecutors said in a news release.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Crews searched waters off the coast of Georgia on Friday for the pilot of a small plane that officials said crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.
The National Transportation Safety Board released a statement saying it’s investigating what caused the Cirrus SR22 aircraft to go down in waters about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Savannah.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One of the men convicted of murder in the street chase and fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery spoke with his former boss, the local district attorney, several times by phone in the days and weeks following the 2020 killing, according to a court document filed Thursday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Georgia lawmakers is asking congressional budget writers to reject the Biden administration's plan to close a training facility for military pilots in the state.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A nonprofit group plans to restore a Savannah home used by a Black artist to establish her own museum during segregation.
The Historic Savannah Foundation bought the former home of Virginia Jackson Kiah to save it from demolition.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A warehouse along the Savannah River is holding historical treasures that evidence suggests remained lost for more than 240 years — a cache of 19 cannons that researchers suspect came from British ships scuttled to the river bottom during the American Revolution.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two people were injured in a shooting late Friday on the campus of Savannah State University, campus officials said.
Campus police responded to the shootings near the university's football stadium, where the two wounded people were treated by emergency responders before being taken to a hospital, university officials said in a statement Saturday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Savannah have put the brakes on the city’s largest road race.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon has brought tens of thousands of runners to Georgia’s picturesque founding city since first adding Savannah to its race roster in 2011.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The white men convicted of hate crimes for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery as he ran in their Georgia neighborhood have been scheduled for sentencing this summer in federal court.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — A house built in southeast Georgia decades before the Civil War is now a gutted shell after being struck by a tornado.
Owners Richard and Wendy Analla say it took mere seconds for the twister to tear the upper floor off their home when it ripped through Bryan County on April 5.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials in a Georgia county are moving ahead with plans to build a launch pad for commercial rockets barely a month after residents voted to halt the project by a margin of nearly 3-to-1.
ATLANTA (AP) — College costs do not always go up. For almost all of the 340,000 students at Georgia's public universities and colleges, they'll be going down next fall.
That's thanks to a big boost in state funding granted in exchange for eliminating a budgetary hangover that had lasted more than a decade.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a Georgia police officer shot him.
Savannah Police Department said the shooting by one of its officers occurred early Sunday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Violent storms killed at least two people, one in Georgia and another in Texas, on Tuesday as hail, strong winds and tornadoes tore across the South, where authorities warned a second day of dangerous weather of violent weather could follow.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's parole board plans to hold its next monthly meeting on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet at 2 p.m. on April 13 at the Williams Center on the Statesboro campus, according to an agency news release.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are criticizing President Joe Biden’s proposal to close an Air National Guard training center in Savannah.
Biden’s 2023 proposed budget calls for shutting down the Combat Readiness Training Center at the Savannah Air National Guard Base.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The state of Georgia has agreed to pay a $4.8 million legal settlement to the family of a Black man who was fatally shot by a state trooper trying to pull him over for a broken tail light.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A man who pulled a gun on a bar bouncer was shot and wounded by two off-duty Savannah officers after he pointed the weapon at them and fired, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An abandoned Savannah school built more than a century ago is being rehabilitated as an apartment building.
The school building on 38th Street has sat vacant for years. The St.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Calling it a “once in a generation milestone,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday touted completion of a $973 million expansion of the shipping channel linking the Port of Savannah to the Atlantic Ocean as an accomplishment that will deliver a lasting boost to commerce in the state.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Georgia prosecutor charged with misconduct in the investigation of Ahmaud Arbery's killing say she never tried to discourage police from making arrests in the shooting of the 25-year-old Black man.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The South’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration left behind one massive mess to clean.
About 100 city workers in Savannah hit the streets at 3:30 a.m. Friday to sweep up plastic cups and other trash left in the streets and public squares in the aftermath of the Irish holiday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Thousands in green T-shirts, bowler hats, feather boas, with nary a mask in sight, crowded shoulder-to-shoulder along sidewalks and inside bustling bars Thursday as the South's largest St.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Fountains in city parks and squares are gushing water dyed emerald green and hotel rooms are filling up as restaurants and bars make sure they stock extra beer and hire extra staff to serve it.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $9.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Savannah, Georgia-based company said it had profit of $1.16.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher has created his own library for sharing books that others have tried to ban.
Richard Clifton, an English teacher at the Savannah Arts Academy, started the “little free library” in his front yard during the pandemic to share books with his neighbors.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — U.S. soldiers continued to deploy Friday to Europe, joining thousands already sent overseas to support NATO allies amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
About 130 soldiers from the 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Division Sustainment Brigade, lined up with rucksacks inside a terminal at Hunter Airfield in Savannah before marching outside and boarding their chartered flight.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s highest court refused Thursday to interfere with election officials finalizing results of a referendum in which voters overwhelmingly rejected plans to buy land for a rocket launch pad.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A $973 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel that links Savannah's busy seaport to the ocean has been completed 6 1/2 years after dredging began, the agency overseeing the project said Wednesday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia county officials Wednesday blamed a “bare minority" for forcing a referendum in which voters defeated plans to buy land for a commercial rocket launch pad by a margin of nearly 3-to-1.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia county’s plan to build a rocket launch pad for sending satellites into space got rejected by voters Tuesday in a referendum forced by opponents who feared the project poses safety and environmental risks that outweigh any economic benefits.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Breeze Airways has added five new nonstop flights out of Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport, including the airport's first flight to the West Coast, airline and state officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Norfolk Southern freight train derailment has led Amtrak to make changes to its East Coast schedule, according to a news release on Saturday.
Norfolk Southern said 20 loaded coal cars derailed approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Baltimore.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia mental health agencies would provide workers to help respond to police calls about people with mental health crises under a bill that passed the state Senate on Thursday.
The Senate voted 53-0 for Senate Bill 403, sending it to the House for more debate.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — They had barely a week to prepare — getting medical screenings, making sure bills would be paid, arranging for relatives to care for children and pets — before marching with rucksacks and rifles onto a plane bound for Germany.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Savannah are moving ahead with plans to bring back the city’s beloved St. Patrick’s Day parade, a 198-year-old tradition in Georgia’s oldest city that’s also one of its most profitable events.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The executive in charge of Georgia's seaports called Thursday for an aggressive expansion that would grow the Port of Savannah's capacity for cargo shipped in containers by 58% over the next three years.
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — An Iraqi man living in the Atlanta area has been convicted on charges of trying to smuggling guns through Savannah's port, federal prosecutors said.
Nihad Al Jaberi, 42, was convicted after a three day trial in federal court and faces up to 10 years in prison and substantial financial penalties, prosecutors said in a news release Friday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah has added another month to its streak of record cargo volumes amid a surge that’s forced U.S. seaports to scramble to meet demand.
The Georgia Ports Authority reported nearly 480,000 container units of imports and exports moved across Savannah’s docks last month.