August 2012

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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
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 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
Q&A With Secretary Of State Brian Kemp

Q&A With Secretary Of State Brian Kemp

Balancing Voter Access And Security

Published: August 2012
The Sky Is The Limit

The Sky Is The Limit

Georgia’s aerospace industry is thriving

Published: August 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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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