Raising the CSS Georgia

Event at Ft. Jackson gives public a chance to see the complex dive effort
THOUGH THE Confederate Navy was massively outnumbered in the Civil War, they equaled the odds a bit through the use of major technological breakthroughs —some of which reverberated through the centuries. Up in Charleston, for example, the CSS Hunley was the first submarine in history to sink an enemy vessel.

Carriage controversy

Animal advocates want to rein in the use of horses on Savannah streets
In Savannah, where horse-drawn carriages represent a high-profile tourism activity, a ban seems unlikely. However, reformations of the city’s policy with respect to horses and summer heat were announced Friday.

Tale of Two T-shirts: Urban Outfitters vs. 13 Bricks

When boxing pandas meet artistic copyrights
The similarities are obvious: Same grungy lines, same red gloves, same two-layered print job. The difference is far more important: One comes from a socially-conscious small business, the other mass-produced for one of the biggest clothing resellers in the world.

Will the CSS Georgia and its artifacts stay in Savannah?

Archaeologists raise the wreck—and raise questions
Since it began in January, the underwater dig—sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—has yielded plenty of fascinating aspects about the ship and its weaponry.


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