April 2013

Archive »Features

Solutions & Partnerships

Solutions & Partnerships

Georgia’s technical college system is building on good relationships with the university system and the business community to boost enrollments

Published: April 2013
Four For The Future

Four For The Future

A quartet of Georgia communities finds partners and tackles the environment, education, healthcare and economic development.

Published: April 2013

2013 Economic Yearbook: Gaining Momentum

Georgia Trend’s annual region-by-region look at Georgia’s economy finds positive signs from all corners of the state – finally. Stories by Jerry Grillo, Ben Young, Karen Rosen, Randy Southerland, Christy Simo, Bobby Nesbitt and Don Sadler.

Published: April 2013

2013 Economic Yearbook: Northwest

Staging A Comeback

Published: April 2013

2013 Industry Outlook

The director of the Selig Center for Economic Research at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business reports on prospects for some of Georgia’s key industries.

Published: April 2013

2013 Economic Yearbook: East Central

Energized By Biofuel

Published: April 2013

2013 Economic Yearbook: Metro Atlanta

The Boom Starts Here

Published: April 2013

Archive »Our State

Meriwether County: History With A Future

Meriwether County: History With A Future

Manufacturing and tourism

Published: April 2013
South Metro Atlanta: The Right Location

South Metro Atlanta: The Right Location

Zombies, logistics and healthcare

Published: April 2013
Savannah: Still Soaring

Savannah: Still Soaring

Industry and visitors

Published: April 2013

Archive »Up Front

Economic Development: April 2013

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including ViaSat Inc.’s expansion in Duluth, Calpis America’s operations in Peachtree City and a new film production complex in Fayetteville.

Published: April 2013

Organizations: The Mighty Eighth

Candice Dyer highlights the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Pooler.

Published: April 2013
Political Notes: April 2013

Political Notes: April 2013

By the georgia trend staff A shout-out to Buddy Darden from the Speaker, time for ethics reform and School Daze in DeKalb County.

Published: April 2013

Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: Making Connections

Sustainable Georgia: Making Connections

Reaching out to other states to solve transportation problems makes good sense, just as it does when the issue is water resources.

Published: April 2013
Georgia View: Casey Back At Bat

Georgia View: Casey Back At Bat

After a stint on the DL of Georgia politics, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has reclaimed his place in the lineup.

Published: April 2013
Business Casual: Dollars And Stars

Business Casual: Dollars And Stars

Georgia’s entertainment industry has come a long way since the days of good-old-boy celebration movies like Smokey and The Bandit. So long, Burt Reynolds. Hello, vampires and zombies.

Published: April 2013
Neely Young: A Better Workforce

Neely Young: A Better Workforce

In Southeast Georgia’s Fiber Belt, the pulp and paper industries are strong. There and elsewhere in the state there’s a real need for a well-trained and well-educated workforce.

Published: April 2013

Archive »Downtime

Power Players: Support For Natural Resources

Power Players: Support For Natural Resources

Georgia Natural Resources Foundation Executive Director Ben Stowers heads a group that seeks to raise money to bolster DNR programs endangered by shrinking budgets.

Published: April 2013
Art Of The Meal: Graft

Art Of The Meal: Graft

Graft, Gwinnett County’s new farm-to-table restaurant, has a small, often-changing menu that is simple and creative – and some fine, inventive cocktails.

Published: April 2013
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