Speaker David Ralston toured Cordele's inland port Friday to see how it's
boosting the economy.
center is connected by rail to the busy and growing Port of Savannah. Trains
bring containers directly from ships to the center. Ralston says he's
interested to see if some of the successes at the facility could be duplicated
in other parts of Georgia.
"When you talk
about the Savannah Harbor deepening project and the interaction between these
facilities, I'm excited about these having a real future that's going to be
positive things for this parts of Georgia and all of the state frankly," said
Ralston say's he is busy preparing for the start of the General
Assembly new session on Monday.
We'll have live
reports from opening day at the state capitol.