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The ports in Savannah & Brunswick handled 31.69 million tons of cargo during the 2015 fiscal year

The seaports about 165 miles southeast of Middle Georgia had a record-breaking amount of cargo moving through their docks during the past fiscal year.

Some of that cargo was headed to or from midstate facilities.

“It’s a significant number because Tractor Supply, Bass Pro Shops, Kohl’s, YKK and all the kaolin companies all ship through the ports,” said Pat Topping, senior vice president of the Macon Economic Development Commission.

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