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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – January 30, 2019 –The City of Port Wentworth’s government staff has outgrown its home and is moving to a more spacious building that is better suited for their purposes.  Later this year, the city will open its administrative offices in the Renasant Bank building at 7224 Highway 21. Before serving as a Renasant branch, the building held Citizens Bank. It was built around ...read more
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Click to read the January 2019 E-Newsletter. E-NEWSLETTER: https://conta.cc/2CZB4DD
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Friday, December 21, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – December 21, 2018 – Port Wentworth’s Rice Hope Plantation community has been chosen by Village Park Homes as the location for the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home®. The giveaway began 28 years ago and is one of the largest single-event fundraisers for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To date, almost 500 homes have been given away and the program has raised more than $400 ...read more
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – Work is already under way for a new state-of-the-art truck stop fuel center in Port Wentworth at Highway 21 and Grange Road. When the Port Fuel Center opens in fall 2019, its wide array of dining options, fueling pumps, retail space, variety of amenities, and customer service techniques will be conveniently accessible to travelers of all sorts.The facility, which will sit on a ...read more
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Click to read the December 2018 E-Newsletter.https://myemail.constantcontact.com/What-you-need-to-know-this-December-.html?soid=1102658847390&aid=cdmK6DQEze8  
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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
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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
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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
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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
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