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Friendship inspires organization to help others pursue passions

Friendship inspires organization to help others pursue passions

GPA crane operator, partner facilitate outdoor activities for physically challenged individuals

For nearly two decades, Kerry Terrell and Jason Beard have been heading out before the sun rises to stake out a prime turkey hunting spot. But, there was a time in Beard’s life when he wondered if he’d still be able to pursue his passion. Beard’s injuries from a diving accident fractured his vertebrae, making him a quadriplegic.

Terrell, a crane operator at Georgia Ports Authority, recalls the first time he heard about the man who would become one of his best friends. Terrell, an award-winning turkey caller, was participating in a competition when he was asked to help a wheelchair-bound man call in a turkey.

Thursday, March 7, 2019/Number of views (1783)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.2
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Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Recent high school graduates benefit from mentors, on-the-job training

Nearly six months after Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled the Y.E.S. (Youth learning Equipment and Safety) Program, the first hires in the workforce initiative are on their way to becoming part of GPA’s 1,300-person strong team of trained logistics professionals.


Thursday, February 28, 2019/Number of views (2074)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2018 Photographer's Picks: Stephen Morton

2018 Photographer's Picks: Stephen Morton

The stories behind stand-out images of Georgia's ports

Looking back at 2018’s year in pictures, many of the photos I think stood out were shot much earlier in the year than when we normally start. And I think that turned out to be a great benefit.


Thursday, January 3, 2019/Number of views (1566)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2018 PHOTOGRAPHER'S PICKS: EMILY GOLDMAN

2018 PHOTOGRAPHER'S PICKS: EMILY GOLDMAN

THE STORIES BEHIND GPA PHOTOGRAPHER'S FAVORITE IMAGES

Job offers a wide range of photo opportunities 
Monday, December 31, 2018/Number of views (1480)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Counting his blessings prompted GPA employee to give back

Counting his blessings prompted GPA employee to give back

Assistant manager is a member of Alee Shriners Temple, part of Keystone Kop unit

Lynes, who joined the Shriners in late 2009, is also a member of Solomon’s Lodge — the oldest continuously operating English constituted lodge of freemasons in the Western Hemisphere

Friday, December 14, 2018/Number of views (1836)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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