Monthly Archives: May 2017

Savannah Hosts Largest Ship Ever on East Coast

At about 7 a.m. on Thursday morning, the largest ship to ever visit the U.S. east coast began pulling into the port of Savannah. The COSCO Development made its way from Asia, through the expanded Panama Canal, first making a … Continue reading

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South Georgia Fire Continues to Grow

From a simple lightning strike in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on April 6, a wildfire in south Georgia has now grown to 143,893 acres. What exactly does that mean? For some perspective, that equals approximately 224 square miles. The … Continue reading

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Atlanta Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

Last week, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a measure from Councilman (and mayoral candidate) Kwanza Hall that commits the city to a goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2035. The resolution directs the Atlanta Office of Sustainability … Continue reading

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Knees Up for British Weekend in Atlanta

Don’t worry, “knees up” is not an unprintable slang. According to Oxford, it is a British term that means a “lively party or gathering.” And this weekend in Atlanta, for the first time, there will be a number of parties … Continue reading

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Georgia Delegation Votes on Omnibus with a Few Republican Nays

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 309-118 to pass the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. Ultimately, more Democrats ended up voting for the bill than Republicans, with a number of House Freedom Caucus members voting no. All of Georgia’s … Continue reading

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