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From the Publisher: Quotes for All Seasons

From the Publisher: Quotes for All Seasons

Some truths, wit and whimsy for the holiday season.

Published: December 2016
From the Publisher: Rolling Out the Red Carpet

From the Publisher: Rolling Out the Red Carpet

As the No. 1 state in which to do business, Georgia has what you’re looking for.

Published: November 2016
From the Publisher: An Environmental Paradox

From the Publisher: An Environmental Paradox

Depositing coal ash in a Wayne County landfill could threaten the delicate ecosystem of the nearby Altamaha River.

Published: October 2016
Neely Young: A World Without Work?

Neely Young: A World Without Work?

A proposal for a Universal Basic Income is generating interest but if implemented could have damaging repercussions.

Published: September 2016
Neely Young: Political Patter

Neely Young: Political Patter

There’s some sure things and dark horses when it comes to who could be running for governor in 2018.

Published: August 2016
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Archive »Business Casual

Business Casual: Let’s Keep It Simple

Business Casual: Let’s Keep It Simple

With the long, rancorous presidential campaign behind us, let’s get to work finding solutions for problems badly in need of attention and resources.

Published: December 2016
Business Casual: A $20-million Toast

Business Casual: A $20-million Toast

When it comes to harassment in the workplace, we’ve come a long way over the past few decades, but there’s still plenty of room for improvement.

Published: November 2016
Business Casual: Judging The Judges

Business Casual: Judging The Judges

When judges exhibit troubling behavior in one part of the state, it affects all of us.

Published: October 2016
Business Casual: On And Off The Red Carpet

Business Casual: On And Off The Red Carpet

Reflecting on a night in New York City for the 75th annual Peabody Awards.

Published: September 2016
Business Casual: The Critter Wars

Business Casual: The Critter Wars

Everybody has a critter story, and they are rarely pretty. Here’s mine.

Published: August 2016
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Archive »Georgia View

Georgia View: Backing the Brown, the Blue and You

Georgia View: Backing the Brown, the Blue and You

Gov. Nathan Deal is supporting law enforcement with new training and a salary increase.

Published: December 2016
Georgia View: When Opportunity Knocks

Georgia View: When Opportunity Knocks

The Opportunity School District amendment is a shift in power that’s the focus of much debate.

Published: October 2016
Georgia View: Boon or Boondoggle

Georgia View: Boon or Boondoggle

Whatever solutions are proposed for dealing with traffic, none are simple or inexpensive.

Published: August 2016
Georgia View: The Right Side of History

Georgia View: The Right Side of History

Much like how Georgia set itself apart during the Civil Rights Movement, the state is again making a stand on discrimination.

Published: June 2016
Georgia View: There’s a Battle Brewing

Georgia View: There’s a Battle Brewing

Buying beer in Georgia is getting complicated.

Published: April 2016
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Archive »Economy

Economy: Looking Up Down South

Economy: Looking Up Down South

In Valdosta, an Air Force base and university plus small business development means things are looking good.

Published: November 2016
Economy: High Hopes for Hospitality

Economy: High Hopes for Hospitality

It’s brighter days ahead for Georgia’s hospitality industry.

Published: September 2016
Economy: Economic Impact of Higher Ed

Economy: Economic Impact of Higher Ed

How much does a region benefit from hosting a learning institution?

Published: July 2016
Economy: A-okay in Athens

Economy: A-okay in Athens

The college town is set to benefit from four area- specific trends.

Published: May 2016
Economy: 5 Positives for Columbus

Economy: 5 Positives for Columbus

Despite cuts at Fort Benning, the Columbus region has much to look forward to.

Published: March 2016
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Archive »Sustainable Georgia

Sustainable Georgia:Making Hard Choices

Sustainable Georgia:Making Hard Choices

There’s hope for Georgia’s sustainability future – and our biggest industry, agriculture – in our state reptile, the gopher tortoise.

Published: December 2016
Sustainable Georgia: What Are We Trading?

Sustainable Georgia: What Are We Trading?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a political hot potato, but it could go a long way to combating illegal fishing, wildlife trafficking and more around the world.

Published: November 2016
Sustainable Georgia: Go For It

Sustainable Georgia: Go For It

Next month, voters in Fulton County and Atlanta can help move transportation and transit into the 21st century. But will they?

Published: October 2016
Sustainable Georgia: The Dark Side

Sustainable Georgia: The Dark Side

Even though more world trade can only be good for Georgia, unfortunately human trafficking comes along with it.

Published: September 2016
Sustainable Georgia: Sister Cities

Sustainable Georgia: Sister Cities

This year’s Atlanta Regional Commission LINK trip took more than 100 government leaders, nonprofit execs and business folks to Dallas.

Published: August 2016
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Archive »Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Doing The Right Thing

Guest Commentary: Doing The Right Thing

The decisions made by leaders in Georgia’s past got us where we are today, and what we choose to do today will lead us into the future.

Published: December 2015
Guest Commentary: One Neighborhood At A Time

Guest Commentary: One Neighborhood At A Time

Turning Atlanta’s East Lake Community around meant improving housing, education and quality of life. The problems were great, but so was the opportunity.

Published: June 2015
Commentary: Bo Callaway's Legacies

Commentary: Bo Callaway's Legacies

Bo Callaway left a number of important legacies, but Callaway Gardens is a gift Georgians – and the world – will cherish for generations.

Published: May 2014

Guest Commentary: A Legal Workforce

The heart of the new immigration law is to expand the use of the online federal e-verify requirements for businesses with 11 or more workers.

Published: January 2012

Commentary: A Vital Statistic

Published: January 2011
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