Savannah News

Demolition Starts on Big Ship Stranded 14 Months Off Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Using a heavy anchor chain like a saw, a towering crane Friday began cutting apart a cargo ship that’s been stranded on the Georgia coast since it overturned nearly 14 months ago. Demolition of the South Korean …

Heavier Bodies Mean Less Seats on Georgia Ferries

Passengers are getting heavier, so the Coast Guard is trimming the number of seats on Savannah, Ga.,’s ferryboats. The Savannah Morning News reports the water taxis taking visitors between Savannah’s riverfront and its convention center across the water have shed …

Savannah, Ga. Considers Tougher Laws after Dog Attacks

Officials in Savannah say they’re considering ways to strengthen animal control ordinances after dogs attacked children at a playground, severely injuring a 7-year-old boy. Two dogs attacked several children at the east Savannah playground on June 21. Authorities say one …