August 2012

Archive »Features

The Bucks Stop Here

The Bucks Stop Here

Community Improvement Districts are funded by property owners to make improvements in security, traffic, beautification and economic development

Published: August 2012
Weighing The Options

Weighing The Options

Bariatric surgery offers big health benefits for Georgians struggling with the effects of obesity. But it’s not a quick or easy fix.

Published: August 2012
The Sky Is The Limit

The Sky Is The Limit

Georgia’s aerospace industry is thriving

Published: August 2012
Q&A With Secretary Of State Brian Kemp

Q&A With Secretary Of State Brian Kemp

Balancing Voter Access And Security

Published: August 2012
Are The Odds Improving For Thoroughbreds?

Are The Odds Improving For Thoroughbreds?

In spite of a long, focused effort to legalize pari-mutuel betting, horse racing still hasn’t made it to the starting gate in Georgia.

Published: August 2012

Archive »Our State

Augusta/Richmond County: Painting The Town Prosperous

Augusta/Richmond County: Painting The Town Prosperous

Manufacturing, healthcare and the military

Published: August 2012
Henry County: Another Growth Spurt

Henry County: Another Growth Spurt

Getting ready for new residents

Published: August 2012
Polk County: In A Good Place

Polk County: In A Good Place

Manufacturing, tourism and cooperation

Published: August 2012

Archive »Up Front

Political Notes: August 2012

Political Notes: August 2012

The sweet taste of victory in the water wars, Blackwell to the Supreme Court, Lowery to Charlotte and Jepson chairing the Georgia Ports Authority.

Published: August 2012

Organizations: The Next Stop Foundation

Candice Dyer reports on The Next Stop Foundation, which offers social, recreational and educational activities for developmentally challenged adults

Published: August 2012

Economic Development: August 2012

Around The State

Christy Simo writes about new jobs coming to Chattooga County and other economic development activity around the state.

Published: August 2012

Archive »Commentary

Economy: Supporting The Port

Economy: Supporting The Port

One out of every 12 Georgia jobs is in some way dependent on the state’s deepwater ports. Each of the 159 counties benefits.

Published: August 2012
Georgia View: Taking The Smarter Path

Georgia View: Taking The Smarter Path

Sometimes a nonprofit or non-governmental organization can stretch a dollar further than a city or county or even state government can.

Published: August 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Housing And Land Use

Sustainable Georgia: Housing And Land Use

Georgia has one of the greenest affordable housing requirements in the country, an advantage as the population greys and tastes in living change.

Published: August 2012
Business Casual: Getting Schools Right

Business Casual: Getting Schools Right

The notion that there’s always room for one or two more in a classroom is as unrealistic as the idea that budget cuts and increased class sizes won’t affect educational quality.

Published: August 2012
Neely Young: Report From The Gulf

Neely Young: Report From The Gulf

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, almost all of the oil is gone – and the red snappers are biting.

Published: August 2012

Archive »Downtime

Power Players: Advocate For Elders

Power Players: Advocate For Elders

Marietta attorney Hap Smith is fighting the system he believes hinders good care for the elderly, and he may just have found a direction for the next phase of his career.

Published: August 2012
Art Of The Meal: Little Hawaiian

Art Of The Meal: Little Hawaiian

Little Hawaiian wants to meet you where you are and throw you a nice little party. The restaurant pays attention to comfort and details.

Published: August 2012
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