Archive of: People

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Who's Who In Georgia Media

Who's Who In Georgia Media

Some have the power, some get the glory. But, by and large, these are the people who determine what makes the news.

November 2004
The Best and Brightest Young Georgians

The Best and Brightest Young Georgians

Once again it's time to recognize the cream of one of Georgia's most valuable crops: bright young people. Our eighth 40 Under 40 -- a listing of the state's rising superstars -- includes a mix of entrepreneurs, traditional businesspeople, civic leaders, public servants, academics and nonprofit workers from every corner of the state. Indeed, the number of nominations this year was far and above that of previous years, making the task of narrowing the list down to just 40 tougher than ever.

October 2004
Georgia's 2004 Top Public Servants

Georgia's 2004 Top Public Servants

Five distinguished Georgians are recipients of the second annual Excellence In Public Service Awards, presented by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia in partnership with Georgia Trend. The awards recognize leadership at the state and local levels.

September 2004
Independent Counsel

Independent Counsel

A legal icon looks back over a 50-year career and ahead to a new challenge.

July 2004
Tough Competitor

Tough Competitor

First as a Georgia Tech quarterback, then as one of Atlanta's top real estate developers, Kim King earned a reputation as one who played with a vengeance. He used every bit of his toughness to fight back when disaster struck.

May 2004
Madam Mayor to the rescue

Madam Mayor to the rescue

Shirley Franklin, the first black female chief executive of any major American city, has put Atlanta back on track. The business community is embracing her as it has no other mayor since Ivan Allen, Jr. in the '60s.

April 2004
Georgia's Top Public Servants

Georgia's Top Public Servants

Meet the winners of the first Excellence In Public Service Awards, presented by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia in partnership with Georgia Trend. The awards honor five outstanding government professionals at the state and local levels: Dr. Kenneth Breeden, head of Georgia's Department of Technical and Adult Education; Peggy Merriss, Decatur City Manager; Jim Burgess, Social Circle Mayor; Charlotte Nash, Gwinnett County Administrator; and Stephen Gooch, Lumpkin County Commissioner.

November 2003
The Best And Brightest

The Best And Brightest

Our 2003 roster of Georgia's young superstars, the seventh such list we have published, includes representatives from business, government, academia and the arts. This year's 40 Under 40 include an award-winning poet, a hospital administrator, an environmentalist, the state's youngest legislator, the man responsible for processing all student grant and loan disbursements in the United States, a pair of urban pioneers and a genuine hero.

October 2003
Top Dawg

Top Dawg

Vince Dooley has made UGA athletics a force to be reckoned with on the field, on the ledger sheets and in the halls of national power.

August 2003
Most Respected CEO

Most Respected CEO

Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank has launched a new high-profile career of civic involvement, as Falcons' owner, Chamber of Commerce chairman and philanthropist. For the second time in three years, he is Georgia's top CEO.

May 2003
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