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Neely Young: The Sky Is Falling

Neely Young: The Sky Is Falling

Officials believe it is a matter of when, not if, bird flu moves into Georgia. It’s time to take steps to protect the poultry industry.

Published: July 2015
Neely Young: An Old, Sweet Song

Neely Young: An Old, Sweet Song

The willingness of Georgia to include all races and people as equal has been the cornerstone of our success.

Published: June 2015
Neely Young: The Only Thing

Neely Young: The Only Thing

Georgia’s land is responsible for much of our state’s wealth, from the limestone in the Appalachian Plateau and the sandy soil around Vidalia to the longleaf pines and wiregrass of the southwest.

Published: May 2015
Neely Young: Quiet Leadership, Long Shadow

Neely Young: Quiet Leadership, Long Shadow

Augusta-Richmond County’s collaborative leadership has scored some recent successes that have made the city a shining star of Georgia’s economy.

Published: April 2015
Neely Young: Immigration Reform A Must

Neely Young: Immigration Reform A Must

Republicans in the House and Senate are moving in a positive way on many areas of immigration reform.

Published: March 2015
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Archive »Business Casual

Business Casual: The Ear Of The Beholder

Business Casual: The Ear Of The Beholder

Times change, and so does language. Occasionally a term like “redneck” or “thug” needs to be retired.

Published: July 2015
Business Casual: Wanted: Real Villains

Business Casual: Wanted: Real Villains

Despite the “culture of fear,” she is said to have created, it was hard to make Dr. Beverly Hall, a woman dying of cancer, into a satisfactory villain during the APS cheating trial.

Published: June 2015
Business Casual: Keeping The Faith

Business Casual: Keeping The Faith

The same day the nation recognized the 50th anniversary of the March to Selma, another group of chanting partygoers showed us there’s so much more work to be done.

Published: May 2015
Business Casual: Georgia Places On My Mind

Business Casual: Georgia Places On My Mind

From Athens to Savannah and Demorest to Decatur, a list of 10 favorite places in Georgia.

Published: April 2015
Business Casual: The Kids Are Just Fine

Business Casual: The Kids Are Just Fine

We baby boomers have met our match in the millennial generation, which values family, community and creativity.

Published: March 2015
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Archive »Georgia View

Georgia View: Filling The Pipeline

Georgia View: Filling The Pipeline

Workforce readiness demands our attention -- and educational approaches that engage the students, whatever their age.

Published: July 2015
Georgia View: Peake Performance

Georgia View: Peake Performance

Rep. Allen Peake’s Haleigh’s Hope Act is about compassion and ending suffering for an estimated 500,000 Georgians.

Published: June 2015
Georgia View: The Road Less Traveled

Georgia View: The Road Less Traveled

We need to take a new direction for interstate funding and maintenance, and Georgia’s congressional delegation can help.

Published: May 2015
Georgia View: An SEC We Can Agree On

Georgia View: An SEC We Can Agree On

A plan is forming to move up the date and staging of Georgia’s presidential preference primary.

Published: April 2015
Georgia View: New Rules For Schools

Georgia View: New Rules For Schools

With the Quality Basic Education Act turning 30 this year, Gov. Deal is tackling education head on.

Published: March 2015
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Archive »Economy

Economy: Let's Go Shopping

Economy: Let's Go Shopping

Retail sales are ticking up, sustained by growth in employment and a boost in consumers’ confidence.

Published: July 2015
Economy: Risky Business

Economy: Risky Business

The housing upturn will provide a substantial boost to the number of new homeowners’ and title policies written in Georgia.

Published: June 2015
Economy: Home Sweet Home

Economy: Home Sweet Home

The real estate market is recovering, with pent-up demand to sell bubbling to the surface.

Published: May 2015
Economy: A Positive Outlook

Economy: A Positive Outlook

Life is looking a bit sweeter for Columbus, Macon and Savannah in 2015.

Published: March 2015
Economy: "A" Grades All Around

Economy: "A" Grades All Around

Things are looking up for Georgia’s A-Team: Atlanta, Albany, Athens and Augusta.

Published: February 2015
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Archive »Sustainable Georgia

Sustainable Georgia: Neighbors To The North

Sustainable Georgia: Neighbors To The North

Metro Atlanta leaders who traveled to Toronto were dazzled by its vast transit network and by the system’s finances.

Published: July 2015
Sustainable Georgia: Location and Affordability

Sustainable Georgia: Location and Affordability

Tax credits and incentives currently drive affordable housing, but there is no coalition lobbying for them and subsidies are shrinking.

Published: June 2015
Sustainable Georgia: Re-Envisioning Our Interstates

Sustainable Georgia: Re-Envisioning Our Interstates

Interface is tackling a stretch of I-85 to transform it into an ecofriendly environment capable of generating renewable energy, remediating pollution and more.

Published: May 2015
Sustainable Georgia: Gaining Some Green

Sustainable Georgia: Gaining Some Green

There’s a chance for the clean energy sector to reduce Georgia’s $32-billion annual expense to import petroleum, natural gas and coal.

Published: April 2015
Sustainable Georgia: Filling Up The Tank

Sustainable Georgia: Filling Up The Tank

True state transportation funding reform needs to maintain the additional infrastructure we’ll need for generations, not just a decade.

Published: March 2015
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Archive »Guest Commentary

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

Commentary: A Court Without Wasps

Published: August 2010
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