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2007 Family Business Awards

Meet the winners of this year’s Family Business Awards selected by the Cox Family Enterprise Center at Kennesaw State University: Blalock Machinery & Equipment, College Park; Bowen Family Homes, Duluth; Southwire, Carrollton; and Fred W. Gretsch Enterprises, Savannah.

May 2007

Karen Handel: Voting Rites

Georgia’s Secretary of State says providing a paper trail for electronic voting is a matter of when, not if. But the transition needs to be a practical one, and getting it right could cost the state as much as $100 million.

May 2007
Marketing Georgia

Marketing Georgia

Ken Stewart, the new economic development commissioner, says the state is a player in the new global economy. He’s bullish on tourism, bioscience and international trade.

April 2007
Man Of Art

Man Of Art

Athens businessman, philanthropist and collector C.L. Morehead owns the largest private collection of the works of Georgia artist Lamar Dodd. His friendship with Dodd helped shape the state’s artistic legacy.

April 2007
Julie Gerberding: On the Public Health Frontline

Julie Gerberding: On the Public Health Frontline

The CDC director says it’s time to put the nation’s resources into health protection as well as disease care. She believes her newly restructured agency, which has come under increasing scrutiny from the media and Congress, is ready for the challenge.

February 2007
The Flowering of Barnsley Gardens

The Flowering of Barnsley Gardens

First it was an Englishman’s antebellum retreat, and then it was rescued by a German prince. Now this North Georgia resort is getting a new identity from a native son.

February 2007
True Believers

True Believers

Three Georgia advocates are fighting the good fight for the environment, for consumers and for children with special needs.

February 2007

2007 Hall of Fame

2007 Inductees to Georgia Trend's Most Influential Georgians Hall of Fame are retired Georgia-Pacific chairman and CEO Pete Correll, philanthropist and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, and newspaper publisher Billy Morris.

January 2007
Johnny Isakson: Common Ground

Johnny Isakson: Common Ground

Longtime Republican Johnny Isakson was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2003, after three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, 17 years in the Georgia General Assembly and three years as chairman of the state board of education. His reputation is that of a consensus builder, skilled at working with colleagues from both parties.

January 2007

2007 Notables

Our annual listing of noteworthy Georgians

January 2007
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