On June 3, 2015 Camden County commissioners signed an agreement to allow the county to purchase a 4,000-acre track for the construction of a spaceport.

This is a collection of stories concerning the road to that agreement and the developments since then.

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A site in Camden County that once tested rocket engines may be returning to its roots.

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Could Camden County become home to the nation's next spaceport?

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WOODBINE -- Camden County officials believe they still have a chance to prove a site in east Camden County is the ideal location for the natio…

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ST. MARYS -- Camden County could lose its only airport if the city council decides it's too big of a liability to continue to operate.

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WOODBINE -- Camden County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the establishment of an enterprise zone at the site of a proposed…

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KINGSLAND -- Two thousand jobs and an economic impact in excess of $200 million has Camden County's full, undivided attention, even as it sear…

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WOODBINE -- Camden County has many important issues on the horizon that will need support from state and federal officials.

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KINGSLAND -- Funding for a new $16 million technical college in Kingsland will not be included in the proposed budget the Georgia General Asse…

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ST. MARYS -- Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay faces a lot of uncertainty over the next few years, and the possibility of another round of base c…

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KINGSLAND -- There was a time not too long ago when the governments in Camden County were like islands, having little to do with each other th…

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WOODBINE -- A second company has expressed interest in the site of a proposed spaceport in Camden County.

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KINGSLAND -- The prospect of a spaceport coming to Camden County has elected officials, business owners and residents excited about the positi…

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KINGSLAND -- The search for a new director for the Camden County Joint Development Authority may be over.

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ST. MARYS -- Flying into St. Marys or anywhere else in Camden County may no longer be an option in the foreseeable future.

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WOODBINE -- Camden County officials say their county remains in the running for a spaceport despite a major push in Brownsville, Texas, to get it.

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WOODBINE -- Robert Braun, a professor at Georgia Tech, predicts Texas will get a spaceport.

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KINGSLAND -- A group of Camden County students learned what it takes to become a rocket scientist Monday.

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ST. MARYS -- It may be more difficult to close the St. Marys Airport than some think.

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ST. MARYS -- The Federal Aviation Administration's decision not to allow city officials to close the St. Marys Airport means the city is basic…

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ST. MARYS -- City officials say they have no plans to ban guns from public meetings in St. Marys since they are allowed under a new state law …

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ST. MARYS -- A report released in May with recommendations on ways to maintain or improve relations between Naval Submarine Kings Bay and surr…

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WOODBINE -- Steve Howard has been telling anyone who will listen that Camden County is an ideal site for a spaceport.

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KINGSLAND -- The day when Camden County is known as Georgia's space coast is closer than many people realize.

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WOODBINE -- The global market has opened for the commercial space industry, thanks in large part to the National Aeronautical and Space Admini…

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KINGSLAND — A proposed spaceport in Camden County is one of the ideal locations to launch missiles in space, rivaled by only Kennedy Space Center.

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ST. MARYS — The Camden County Joint Development Authority is expected to reject a tentative agreement to purchase a 290-acre site off Intersta…

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KINGSLAND — Gov. Nathan Deal spent Saturday campaigning in the region, including stops in Savannah, Brunswick and Kingsland.

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Camden County Administrator Steve Howard was asked to serve as a panelist at the Aerospace Policy Forum at the 2014 Legislative Roundtable on …

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WOODBINE — Camden County Administrator Steve Howard has been selected to serve as a panelist for the Aerospace Policy Forum at the 2014 Techno…

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KINGSLAND — The new director of the Camden County Joint Development Authority unveiled the business plan he is proposing to follow to bring ne…

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WOODBINE — Feedback through an online questionnaire and given in person during a public workshop in Kingsland show residents are optimistic ab…

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ST. MARYS — City officials have rejected a study’s recommendation to expand the Military Land Use Notification Area around Naval Submarine Bas…

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KINGSLAND — The commanding officer at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is no stranger to the East Coast’s home port for a fleet of Ohio-class su…

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KINGSLAND — The prospect of a spaceport, a barge port in St. Marys and as many as 600 new jobs at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay underscores t…

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ST. MARYS — After years of low-level discussions, the people with the authority to make a decision about the fate of the St. Marys Airport wil…

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ST. MARYS — The creation of a master plan is likely the most important task facing St. Marys officials in 2015.

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Coastal members of the Georgia House of Representatives will take a handful of must-dos with them to Atlanta today, the opening of the 40-day …

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WOODBINE — Camden County Administrator Steve Howard is trying to drum up all the support he can for a regional spaceport.

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ST. MARYS — A growing number of communities are signing resolutions opposing seismic airgun testing off the East Coast, while others such as S…

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WOODBINE — If priority lists mean anything, it could be a while before Camden County gets a technical college.

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ST. MARYS — The Interstate 95 welcome center at Exit 1 in St. Marys is preparing for a long-overdue renovation.

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ST. MARYS — Camden County officials are making sure their voices are heard by state legislators during the 40-day lawmaking session of the Geo…

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ST. MARYS — State Rep. Jason Spencer, R-Woodbine, has introduced the first of what will likely be many pieces of legislation to support Camden…

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WOODBINE — Aerospace leaders from across the state will gather in Atlanta March 5 to discuss emerging opportunities in the global space market.

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KINGSLAND — Camden County has overcome its image problem with state economic officials.

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ST. MARYS — NASA’s launch complex at Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral is famous for its historic launches that helped America win the sp…

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A Camden County official says the county is closing in on a deal that will give it land for a spaceport and for hundreds of new jobs.

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WOODBINE — The Camden County Commission unanimously approved a strategic plan Tuesday that sets goals to achieve during the next 15 years.

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WOODBINE — Camden County remains No. 6 on the Technical College System of Georgia priority list for a new technical college, but it appears to…

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Mel Baxter knows that the future of Glynn County’s economy is directly tied to the aviation industry.

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WOODBINE — A dozen Camden County officials and business leaders flew to Washington, D.C. last week with a list of requests designed to help bo…

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WOODBINE — Two independent national reports are validating Camden County’s effort to establish a spaceport.

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KINGSLAND — Camden County’s delegation to the Georgia General Assembly say they are prepared to seek the rest of the state funding that will b…

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KINGSLAND — Camden County is readier than ever to compete with other counties for new business and jobs.

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KINGSLAND — After more than two years of negotiations, Camden County is close to completing a deal to acquire the land for a proposed spaceport.

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KINGSLAND — Elected officials representing Camden County in the state capital agree on most legislation, but they are divided over a transport…

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WOODBINE — The space race has officially begun in Camden County.

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WOODBINE — An agreement to purchase a 4,000-acre tract in Camden County is considered a significant milestone for the creation of a possible s…

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WOODBINE — Many Camden County residents are excited about the prospect of a spaceport, but not everyone is convinced it will have a positive i…

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A group of concerned citizens believe public support will erode for a commercial spaceport in Camden County once people learn the facts.

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Some environmental groups say they will withhold comment on a proposed spaceport in Camden County until an official environmental assessment i…

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ST. MARYS — Despite expressing concerns recently about a proposed spaceport in Camden County, environmental groups say have not taken a positi…

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WOODBINE — Camden County has added a new member to the team tasked with establishing a commercial spaceport at a vacant industrial site off Ha…

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Camden County Administrator Steve Howard made a special trip to Brunswick Wednesday.

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Its mission is simple. The Satilla Riverkeeper organization strives to protect, restore and educate the community about the ecological values …

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WOODBINE — The Camden County Commission will vote on a proposed agreement Tuesday that could pave the way to establishing a spaceport.

Jekyll residents to discuss spaceport

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WOODBINE — Allen Burns, executive director of the Coastal Regional Commission, has been appointed chairman of a committee that will determine …

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WOODBINE — An ongoing study required by the Federal Aviation Administration will evaluate possible impacts to the environment, boaters, touris…

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KINGSLAND — A recent increase in the county landfill’s tipping fees, a proposed spaceport and an amusement complex were among the topics discu…

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WOODBINE — Newly appointed members of a subcommittee have been tasked with assessing the environmental concerns about a proposed spaceport in …

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WOODBINE — A spaceport in Camden County is still a proposal at this time.

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WOODBINE – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Commercial Space Transportation is beginning the licensing process for the oper…

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Camden County Administrator Steve Howard told the St. Simons Island Rotary Club Tuesday he is excited about the idea of bringing a spaceport t…

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KINGSLAND — The director of Glynn County-based 100 Miles environmental group expressed reservations about a proposed spaceport during a presen…

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WOODBINE — The public won’t get answers from a subcommittee appointed to look at potential environmental issues of a proposed spaceport in Cam…

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While the Camden County spaceport is far from being a done deal, many in Glynn County are hoping to see it come to fruition.

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WOODBINE — Kyle Tibbs set his sights high when he graduated Marshall University in May.

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WOODBINE — Georgia’s efforts to get into the aerospace industry are attracting national attention, and it’s not just because of Camden County’…

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KINGSLAND — Camden County created a strategic plan a year ago with short- and longterm goals.

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KINGSLAND — One of Georgia’s leading experts on the space economy believes Camden County is the best location on the East Coast to establish a…

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KINGSLAND — An overflow crowd of more than 400 people attended a meeting Monday to discuss a proposed spaceport in Camden County.

To place a spaceport on Camden County land is a very dangerous ecological and human endeavor. This is a threat to the peace and tranquility of…

Now is the time to express environmental concerns about Spaceport Camden. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) public scoping period ends …

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Imagine rockets flying overhead, barges traveling along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, oil rigs off the coast and a pipeline cutting a sw…

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WOODBINE — An ongoing study will likely determine the future of a proposed spaceport in Camden County, but there are some who believe all it w…

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WOODBINE — Critics of a proposed spaceport in Camden County were not swayed by the turnout of supporters at last week’s scoping meeting in Kin…

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ST. MARYS — Ports could be a big part of the future for Camden County.

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WOODBINE — A hazardous waste landfill may be an obstacle to establishing a spaceport in Camden County, critics say.

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KINGSLAND — The two state representatives responsible for representing Camden County explained the key issues they expect will be considered w…

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WOODBINE — The public comment period to accept questions and concerns about a proposed spaceport in Camden County ended Monday with vocal crit…

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WOODBINE — The deadline to comment about a proposed spaceport in Camden County has been extended.

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WOODBINE — Supporters and opponents of a proposed spaceport in Camden County have more time to voice their opinions and ask questions about th…

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KINGSLAND — A free-standing technical college at a 31-acre tract near the Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 6 in Kingsland has been in the pla…

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WOODBINE — The contract to purchase an industrial site in Camden County is generating questions from opponents of a proposed spaceport.

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WOODBINE — An agreement to pay $960,000 to Union Carbide Corp. for the option to purchase an industrial site in Camden County was announced la…

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KINGSLAND — The Georgia General Assembly will commemorate the 45th anniversary of the worst disaster in Camden County history with a moment of…

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WOODBINE — The ink was barely dry on the Georgia Spaceflight Act Tuesday when the first critics expressed concerns about the proposed legislation.

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WOODBINE — The decision to release a redacted copy of an agreement to purchase a 4,011-acre industrial site has critics questioning the openne…

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WOODBINE — Two local public officials are being recognized by the National Defense Industrial Association for their contributions to national …

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WOODBINE — Camden County’s proposed spaceport has attracted the attention of the state House Science and Technology Committee.

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WOODBINE — A war of words is heating up between supporters of a proposed spaceport in Camden County and the Brunswick-based environmental grou…

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WOODBINE —Larger rockets could be launched from a proposed spaceport in Camden County if the Georgia Spaceflight Act is approved.

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WOODBINE — State Rep. Jason Spencer, R-Woodbine, has heard the criticisms about his proposed legislation, the Georgia Spaceflight Act, and has…

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WOODBINE — A proposed spaceport has generated lots of criticism from several local environmental organizations, but not every group agrees wit…

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WOODBINE — The Georgia Space Flight Act cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when the state House Judiciary Committee approved an amended version of…

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WOODBINE — Concessions made to move the proposed Georgia Space Flight Act through the legislative process won’t negatively impact efforts to e…

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WOODBINE — The Georgia House of Representatives passed the Georgia Spaceflight Act by a 164-8 vote Monday.

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KINGSLAND — Many Camden County residents believe state lawmakers ignore their needs because they live so far from the Gold Dome in Atlanta.

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WOODBINE — The proposed Georgia Spaceflight Act will not reach the governor’s desk for approval this year.

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WOODBINE — Opponents of the Georgia Spaceflight Act are declaring victory after the proposed legislation was sent to a committee for study, de…

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KINGSLAND — Supporters and opponents of a proposed spaceport in Camden County are at odds over claims they believe will determine the fate of …

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WOODBINE — One of the questions often asked by opponents of a proposed spaceport in Camden County is if it’s worth the financial cost.

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WOODBINE — Despite vocal opposition to a proposed spaceport in Camden County, the project also continues to draw support.

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WOODBINE — Candidates running for public office in Camden County agree creating jobs is a priority, but they are not in agreement over the bes…

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ST. MARYS — The National Park Service has expressed concerns about the possibility of rockets flying over Cumberland Island National Seashore.

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WOODBINE — Two years ago, the Camden County Commission voted 3-2 to continue a 500 percent increase in funding for the Camden County Joint Dev…

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WOODBINE — After an aerial tour of a proposed spaceport, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, said he believes the project should be approved despite …

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WOODBINE — A state House of Representatives subcommittee will hold a rare meeting in Camden County to discuss a proposed spaceport.

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WOODBINE — The cost of establishing a commercial spaceport isn’t cheap.

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State Rep. Jason Spencer, R-Woodbine, renewed old friendships Thursday when he was invited to be guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the C…

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ST. MARYS — A committee tasked with creating a master plan has gathered most of the public input needed to start writing the document that wil…

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Members of the House Science & Technology Subcommittee on Commercial Space met Tuesday in Atlanta for the first of two meetings that may d…

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WOODBINE — State Rep. Jason Spencer says opponents of a proposed spaceport in Camden County are using “underhanded tactics” to block his propo…

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KINGSLAND — Residents of Little Cumberland Island have been portrayed by a legislator as a bunch of elitist outsiders who don’t care about Cam…

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WOODBINE — A state Senate study committee met Thursday in Woodbine to discuss a proposed spaceport in Camden County.

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ST. MARYS — The sponsor of the Georgia Space Flight Act is struggling to understand why there is still opposition to the proposed legislation.

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KINGSLAND — The three state legislators representing Camden County outlined their priorities Thursday for the upcoming General Assembly sessio…

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KINGSLAND — Camden County commissioners slashed the county’s Joint Development Authority budget in half earlier this year, and now they are co…

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They’re not supposed to be listed in order or to show that one is more important than the other. They’re not supposed to be the worst instance…

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KINGSLAND — The Camden County Joint Development Authority unanimously voted Friday to provide $750,000 to help establish a spaceport in Camden…

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KINGSLAND — The long-term goals of Camden County include transforming the county into the hub of a technology corridor that will impact the region.

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WOODBINE — The Senate Camden County Spaceport Study Committee held its second meeting Monday in Atlanta to discuss issues surrounding the prop…

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The Golden Isles Republic Women hosted federal, state and local elected officials at their inaugural expo at the Sea Palms Resort on St. Simon…

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WOODBINE — The Senate Study Committee on the Camden County spaceport is recommending passage of legislation “that sends a clear signal to the …

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WOODBINE—There are no shortage of predictions about the future of a proposed spaceport in Camden County, even though it’s uncertain it will pa…

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ST. MARYS — A proposed spaceport and funding to build a technical college in Kingsland are among the top priorities for state lawmakers repres…

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WOODBINE — The Federal Aviation Administration has been seeking the answers to hundreds of questions posed about the proposed Spaceport Camden…

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WOODBINE — Committees in the state House and Senate approved bills this week in support of the Georgia Space Flight Act, legislation designed …

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WOODBINE — The Georgia Spaceflight Act has been approved by the state House and now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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WOODBINE — The chief executive officer at Vector Space Systems has sent a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal congratulating him on the General Assembl…

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WOODBINE — Four state representatives have filed a resolution asking for a careful study to the determine the impacts of a proposed spaceport …