Stories by Mary Carr Mayle

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Changes to home of Girl Scouts founder upset Gordon family

Leigh Gordan Ashman and her siblings, along with members of the Gordon family spanning three generations and others, are concerned about the changes that have taken place in the house in the ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Monday, July 11, 2016

Library change irks Girl Scout founder family

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Changes at Girl Scout founder's home angers family who donated it.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cargo delivery a team effort

When a massive piece of equipment moved up the Savannah River to Augusta from Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal recently, it marked the first time since the Carter Administration that cargo ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Friday, April 8, 2016

Famed 'Savannah Grey" bricks fetch pretty price

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Authentic Savannah Grey bricks are among the most sought-after building materials in the South, but only by those who can afford to pay upwards of $4 per individual piece as the ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Gulfstream laying off 1,100 employees

Gulfstream is set to lay off 1,100 workers across all its domestic locations.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Ex-Gulfstream officer arrested

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A former finance director with Georgia-based Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has been arrested in California and charged with stealing at least $8.5 million.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Friday, June 6, 2014

Cecelia Seiler, 'mom of Uga,' dies in Savannah

Cecelia Seiler, the University of Georgia graduate whose love for a little white bulldog pup more than half a century ago gave birth to a dynasty of UGA mascots, died Thursday afternoon in ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

Georgia's customs crime lab a made-for-TV reality

SAVANNAH, Ga. - When it comes to solving crimes, Abby Sciuto of the popular NCIS television series has nothing on the gang of forensic scientists at the new U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Trade agreements should boost Georgia exports

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- When Ambassador Charles Shapiro was in town last summer, he had a simple illustration of what a free trade agreement with Colombia would look like.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Outsmarting your smartphone

Two Savannah, Ga., businessmen offer classes to help smartphone users get the most out of their devices.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

SC opposes Savannah River deepening plan

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- South Carolina has issued the first substantive challenge to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' timetable for deepening the Savannah River.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Monday, March 22, 2010

Savannah oil spill

Savannah oil spill shuts down river

SAVANNAH -- A fuel tank ruptured Sunday on a ship at Georgia Ports' Ocean Terminal, causing what was described as a "significant" oil spill on the Savannah River, closing it ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009

Savannah Imperial Sugar plant marks reopening this weekend

Events come almost two years after fatal explosion, fire
By Mary Carr Mayle

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008

JCB laying off 120 workers

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Construction equipment maker JCB Inc. today began laying off approximately 20 percent of its Savannah workforce.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Friday, Aug 24, 2007

Islanders hope 1st day isn't last

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. - This year, like the past few, there's an undertone of worry amid the happy chaos on the first day at St. Michael's Catholic School.
By Mary Carr Mayle

Saturday, July 14, 2007

CNBC, Forbes give Peach State high spots in national rankings

Where does Georgia rank on the list of top states for business?
By Mary Carr Mayle

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Group meets to root out road needs

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Take a growing population, booming economic development and an aging and deteriorating infrastructure, and what do you have? A transportation system in crisis, according to ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Doctor delivers in-flight baby

SAVANNAH - The flight from Munich, Germany, was about an hour out of Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon when an announcement came over the loudspeaker: Would any physician on board please contact one ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Georgia port volume swells

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia Ports Authority is expected to move more than 2 million containers by the end of June, which could move Savannah past Charleston to become the No. 4 container port in the ...
By Mary Carr Mayle
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