August 2013

Archive »Features

Stemming The Dropout Tide

Stemming The Dropout Tide

Communities in Schools, with support from the business community, helps students stay in school

Published: August 2013
Big Impact

Big Impact

The Cumberland Community Improvement District, the state’s oldest, focuses on transportation

Published: August 2013
Treasure, Not Trash

Treasure, Not Trash

How recycling pays big dividends

Published: August 2013
Growing Jobs, Growing The Economy

Growing Jobs, Growing The Economy

Big announcements, small startups and a few incentives.

Published: August 2013
Making Connections: Joint Replacement Surgery

Making Connections: Joint Replacement Surgery

A new hip or knee can mean a new lease on life.

Published: August 2013

Archive »Our State

Buckhead: New Focus On Technology

Buckhead: New Focus On Technology

Young companies, younger workers

Published: August 2013
Toccoa | Stephens County: Springing Forward

Toccoa | Stephens County: Springing Forward

Giving business a welcome

Published: August 2013
Augusta | Richmond County: When It All Comes Together

Augusta | Richmond County: When It All Comes Together

Education, healthcare and manufacturing

Published: August 2013

Archive »Up Front

Political Notes: August 2013

Brooks keeps his House seat, Jepson gets another term as Ports Authority chair, and Corbin moves to the Department of Community Affairs.

Published: August 2013

Organizations: Ivy Community Foundation

Candice Dyer focuses on the Ivy Community Foundation that helps “the very old and the very young” in southwest Atlanta.

Published: August 2013

Economic Development: August 2013

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including Coca-Cola’s Information Technology Center in downtown Atlanta, recycling activity in Macon and a hospital groundbreaking in Henry County.

Published: August 2013

Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: River Research

Sustainable Georgia: River Research

In Augusta, the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy is helping achieve a balance between a strong economy and a strong river system.

Published: August 2013
Economy: Black Buying Power

Economy: Black Buying Power

This year Georgia will be the nation’s fourth largest state-level black consumer market. State totals will reach $66 billion.

Published: August 2013
Georgia View: Changing Of The Guard

Georgia View: Changing Of The Guard

After 17 years at the helm of one of the nation’s most influential chambers of commerce, Sam Williams, president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, will retire at the end of 2013.

Published: August 2013
Business Casual: Robo-Calls And Dealers

Business Casual: Robo-Calls And Dealers

During the course of a day, most of us spend more time than we’d like on the phone, so a marketing call is not a welcome diversion.

Published: August 2013
Neely Young: Quips And Quotes

Neely Young: Quips And Quotes

Passing on wisdom from Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Jefferson and church bulletins.

Published: August 2013

Archive »Downtime

Art Of The Meal: The General Muir

Art Of The Meal: The General Muir

The General Muir in Atlanta’s Emory Point celebrates the old delicatessen ways but comes up with a new standard. And, oh, that chopped chicken liver.

Published: August 2013
Power Players: Homegrown Leader

Power Players: Homegrown Leader

New UGA President Jere Morehead embarks on “the job of a lifetime” and feels a responsibility to faculty, staff and students.

Published: August 2013
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