Category: Business & Economy

Additional Funds Secured For Savannah Harbor Project

It’s a Happy Thanksgiving in Savannah, as today the Army Corps of Engineers added $52 Million in additional funds to the project deepening Savannah’s harbor. From a press release: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, have secured additional federal funding to keep the Savannah Harbor

It’s the Economy, Stupid

This week’s Courier Herald column: The year was 1992. The economy had stalled following the economic uncertainty that had surrounded the Gulf War and the after effects of the savings & loan crisis. A President that had received a 90% job approval rating just a year earlier was struggling to remain competitive in his bid

Power Restoration Progresses In South Georgia Following Hurricane Michael

Power restoration to tens of thousands in South Georgia continues after hurricane Michael. This storm is unique from others in both intensity and that it not only took down power poles and lines in service areas, but many substations and major transmission lines. Repairs to the entire power grid over a large part of the

Oglethorpe Power Throws Future Of Plant Vogtle In Doubt

The board of Oglethorpe Power, one of the owners of Plant Vogtle’s units 3 & 4 currently under construction in Burke County near Waynesboro, has just voted to proceed but demand a cost cap for finishing construction amid escalating costs and multiple extended deadlines. Earlier today another owner, MEAG – the Municipal Electrical Association of