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Friday, November 16, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – November 16, 2018 –The City of Port Wentworth will soon be home to an exciting new development, sure to draw interstate travelers as well as residents from around the Coastal Empire region. Already replete with an impressive array of dining options, stores, and fuel stops, the community can now add “outdoor destination” to its ever-lengthening list of attractions. Thanks to a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – October 26, 2018 –The Port Wentworth City Council on Thursday night voted unanimously to approve the rezoning of a parcel of land just south of the Crossgate Road site that already is home to Dynacraft. The move will allow the Stravinski Development Group, LLC to move forward with Phase 2 of a three-phase project that, eventually, will encompass about 200 acres. The ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – October 23, 2018 – Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Trisha Growe recently arranged for Effingham County Girl Scout Troop 30387 to tour the City of Port Wentworth’s Fire Station No. 2. The group was comprised of Daisies, Juniors and Cadettes and range from elementary to high school-aged students. They are working to earn their First Aid Badge, and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – September 25, 2018 –The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its ninth annual Oyster Roast, BBQ & Music Festival – a beloved community event that draws an impressive crowd to the quaint coastal community every November.This year’s celebration is slated for 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Renasant Bank Grounds at 7224 GA Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. Admission ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Contact: Trisha Growe                                                                                                            Port Wentworth Chamber of CommercePhone: 912.965.1999Email: tgrowe@VisitPortWentworth.com  Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce to host Candidates Forum, October 19th, 2017  The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Candidates Forum, Thursday, October 19, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
PORT WENTWORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE GOES LIVE The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce website is officially live. Current and potential visitors, residents and businesses can now find information about tourism, quality of life, chamber of commerce and economic development online in one location. The website was designed by award-winning marketing company, 365 Degree Total Marketing. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By: WSAV-TV Port Wentworth (GDOT) – Due to weather conditions, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will affect State Route (SR) 21 traffic at the Interstate 95 interchange project during daytime hours Tuesday, March 14-Friday March 17. Work between Hendley Road and SR 30 requires moving closures northbound from about 8AM -3PM and on the southbound side from 9AM-5PM. These ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Meredith StutzPublished: March 11, 2017, 11:15 am   PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. – Many in the Coastal Empire woke up to a large boom to start the weekend. At precisely 9:00 a.m., four boil systems at the retired Plant Kraft in Port Wentworth were safety demolished thanks to 175 pounds of explosives. In 2015 Georgia Power retired the power plant following approval by the Georgia Public Service ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
Friday, March 10, 2017
By Marla Rooker, Reporter   PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Welcome Center along Southbound I-95 in Port Wentworth is now open for all travelers. Today marks a proud milestone for Georgia's tourism industry through Georgia Department of Transportation's ribbon cutting of the new $10.2 million facility. The state of the art rest stop and information haven is over 22,000 square ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Community, Chamber