Tag Archives: Georgia Ports Authority

Political Notes — Ports Authority has a record year for shipping

The state’s ports facilities handled a record amount of cargo during fiscal year 2017, the Georgia Ports Authority reported . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Georgia Ports Authority , Labor Department , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — More than 5,500 new voters sign up in 6th Congressional District

Several thousand new voters are eligible to vote in the 6th Congressional District runoff after a federal judge ordered registration to be reopened . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District , Georgia Ports Authority , Tex McIver , voter registration

Ports Authority plans major rail expansion

The Georgia Ports Authority announces a $128 million project to expand rail facilities at the Garden City Terminal . . .

Tags: Garden City Terminal , Georgia Ports Authority , rail expansion

Political Notes — For part of Georgia, it’s runoff election day

Only 96 counties will be conducting runoff elections in Georgia today, which could result in a record low turnout . . .

Tags: Georgia Ports Authority , Georgia runoff elections , state insurance department

Savannah port gets $44 million grant for rail expansion

Georgia Ports Authority will get federal grant to help pay for expanded rail capacity at the Port of Savannah . . .

Tags: federal grant , Georgia Ports Authority

Political Notes — Deal lauds the Panama Canal widening

The expanded Panama Canal is now open, but how much of an impact will it really have on the port of Savannah? . . .

Tags: Allene Magill , Board of Regents , Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District , Panama Canal

Political Notes — State parties put on their game faces for general election

Republicans and Democrats are already snarling at each other over their prospects in the general election . . .

Tags: general election , Georgia Ports Authority , party chairmen , Stan Wise

Foltz to leave GPA; Lynch is his replacement

Curtiz Foltz will step down as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority on June 30 . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , Georgia Ports Authority

State buys property for Lanier Tech relocation

Lanier Technical College near Gainesville will move its campus to an 85-acre tract purchased by the Technical College System . . .

Tags: DNR , Georgia Ports Authority , inland port , Lanier Tech , Murray County , State Properties Commission

Political Notes – Deal signs off on the SEC Primary

Gov. Nathan Deal signs an executive order confirming March 1 as the date for Georgia’s presidential preference primary . . .

Tags: Augusta legislative race , Brian Kemp , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal , presidential primary , SEC primary