April 2006

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Fannin County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Fannin County: population, unemployment rate, top employers.

Published: April 2006

Eastman/Dodge County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Eastman/Dodge County: population, unemployment rate, per capita income, top employers.

Published: April 2006

Metro South: Building On The Momentum

Atlanta's Southside is ready for transit-related growth

There's a renaissance brewing on Metro Atlanta's Southside, and a palpable sense that this region's time may have come. The fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is set to open next month, and the long-awaited commuter rail from Atlanta to Lovejoy is several steps closer to reality.

Published: April 2006

Fannin County: Reinventing The Economy

The focus is on tourism, retirement and service

Louis Schubert says Atlanta traffic was driving him nuts. "If you weren't home by quarter to five, you were in serious trouble," says Schubert, who lived with his wife Sandy off Chamblee-Dunwoody Road near I-285. "We'd get home and hibernate while the traffic happened."

Published: April 2006

Metro South At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Atlanta Metro South: population, per capita income, unemployment rate, municipalities, top employers.

Published: April 2006
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Archive »Up Front

A Year To Remember

A Year To Remember

Politics

Ralph Reed is making a lot of Republicans very nervous. They fear he could harm Gov. Sonny Perdue's re-election chances.

Published: April 2006

The GreenRoom: April 2006

In what could be a first for Georgia conservation efforts, the Nature Conservancy purchased 299 acres of land in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Lumpkin County in February, to be turned over to the Georgia Department of Transportation for safekeeping.

Published: April 2006
Bike Athens

Bike Athens

Organizations

The first thing that's important to know about Bike Athens, says the group's co-chair Mark Dodson, is that its name is actually something of a misnomer. "We're really about more than just bikes," he says. "Our mission is really about promoting all different types of alternative transportation."

Published: April 2006
Political RoundUp: April 2006

Political RoundUp: April 2006

Not high enough in the rankings, No politico left behind, A fitting memorial?, A good replacement

Published: April 2006
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Archive »Commentary

You Call That a Pork Chop?

You Call That a Pork Chop?

Business Casual

When I worked for a magazine that was owned by a big corporation headquartered in New York, the HR office would send someone down once a year to explain changes in benefits and give us a chance to ask questions.

Published: April 2006
Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

Georgia faces some tough issues relating to prisons, high school dropouts and drugs. It's time for some new solutions, not just business as usual.

Published: April 2006
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Archive »Downtime

Cafe Society

Cafe Society

Atlanta restaurants join the nation's best with celebrity chefs, world-class ingredients, stratospheric ambition - and prices to match.

Published: April 2006
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