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Census launches website for Savannah area test

The U.S. Census Bureau began a test in the Savannah area Monday with the launch of its “Notify Me” website. By registering at, residents of a 20-county area around Savannah can tell the bureau how best to get in touch with them — either by email or by text — when a test count begins in late March.

President's budget includes $21 million for Savannah harbor deepening

Federal money is starting to flow for the Savannah harbor deepening project. The White House budget, released Monday, includes $21.05 million for the project in the coming fiscal year. Add to that another $21 million the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scraped up for deepening in its current year work budget.

Situation sunny for Ga.'s solar jobs

New marina on Bull River reconsidered