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The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

In the summer of 1996, all eyes were on Georgia for the greatest sports event on Earth. Twenty years after hosting the Centennial Olympic Games, how has its legacy changed the state?

Published: July 2016
2016 Legislative Recap: Progress, Compromises and Taking a Stand

2016 Legislative Recap: Progress, Compromises and Taking a Stand

A look at this year’s legislative session, where vetoes loomed large and what didn’t get done all but overshadowed what did.

Published: July 2016
Minding Your Business

Minding Your Business

The information security industry is booming in Georgia fueled by startups and Cyber Command

Published: July 2016

2016 Best Places to Work

This year’s list of 17 companies show that employees want to work where they are valued, respected and provided with opportunities to do meaningful work.

Published: July 2016
Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars

As the entertainment industry booms, more and more people are finding Hollywood-style work right here in the Peach State

Published: June 2016
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Archive »Economic Development

Southern Investments

Southern Investments

Four CIDs in South Metro Atlanta are working to increase prosperity and beautify their districts

Published: July 2016
Farming by the Numbers

Farming by the Numbers

Precision agriculture sends technology to the fields to provide bountiful harvests, cost savings and improved efficiency

Published: July 2016
Actively Aging

Actively Aging

Resort-style amenities, low-maintenance homes and built-in social networks: Meet the revamped retirement community

Published: June 2016
2016 Economic Yearbook

2016 Economic Yearbook

Optimism abounds in our annual region-by-region look at the state’s economy.

Published: April 2016
Four for the Future

Four for the Future

From the mountains to the coast, four communities are finding creative solutions to local challenges.

Published: April 2016
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Archive »Education

Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Collaboration and community engagement are what it’s all about for Clayton State University

Published: June 2016
Growing with Enthusiasm

Growing with Enthusiasm

Reinhardt University is adding world-class facilities and faculty along with programs to support careers in high-demand fields across the state

Published: April 2016
Technically Speaking

Technically Speaking

The Technical College System of Georgia offers viable educational opportunities for Georgia’s workforce – from high school through adulthood.

Published: April 2016
Studying Georgia’s Opportunity School District

Studying Georgia’s Opportunity School District

Proponents see it as the answer to failing schools. Opponents see it as an end run around local districts. Voters will decide next year who’s right.

Published: December 2015
A Focus On Technology

A Focus On Technology

Q&A with Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson

Published: November 2015
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Archive »Environment

The Energy Future Is Now

The Energy Future Is Now

Renewable power sources are no longer fighting for a seat at the table. They are present and thriving, part of the mix that includes fossil fuels and nuclear energy.

Published: August 2015
Growing Green

Growing Green

The state is making strides and receiving accolades for its environmental efforts but still faces challenges and untapped potential.

Published: August 2014
When Powers Combine

When Powers Combine

A Q&A with Laura Turner Seydel on environmental education and stewardship.

Published: June 2014
Treasure, Not Trash

Treasure, Not Trash

How recycling pays big dividends

Published: August 2013
A Water Update

A Water Update

The war may be over, but there are more battles ahead

Published: November 2012
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Archive »Health Care

Changing the Conversation

Changing the Conversation

No longer being swept under the rug, the perception of mental health issues and the 43.8 million Americans who suffer from them is changing. Here’s how the shift is playing out in Georgia.

Published: June 2016
Gaps in Care

Gaps in Care

How Georgia’s schools and the legislature are addressing the state’s looming healthcare workforce shortage.

Published: May 2016
Hope on the Horizon

Hope on the Horizon

Immunotherapy can help fight cancer by working with the body’s own immune system, and some of its top researchers are right here in Georgia.

Published: April 2016
In Good Shape

In Good Shape

Six counties launch programs to help their citizens stay healthy and improve their quality of life

Published: March 2016
Promoting Prevention

Promoting Prevention

Beyond helping patients recover following a heart attack, Georgia’s hospitals are now working to ensure people never have them in the first place.

Published: February 2016
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Archive »People

Old Values, New Successes

Old Values, New Successes

2016 Most Respected Business Leader: Larry Gellerstedt III, President & CEO of Cousins Properties

Published: May 2016
A Focus On The Federal Budget

A Focus On The Federal Budget

Republican Sen. David Perdue talks fiscal responsibility, the economy and being an outsider in Washington.

Published: April 2016
2016 Georgia Trustees

2016 Georgia Trustees

The Coca-Cola Company’s Muhtar Kent and former Synovus CEO Jim Blanchard are the 2016 Georgia Trustees, the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2016
Georgia’s Advocate

Georgia’s Advocate

Attorney General Sam Olens has taken on some of the state’s toughest problems – sex trafficking, prescription drug abuse and Medicaid fraud – and championed open government. And he’s not done yet.

Published: January 2016
100 Most Influential Georgians

100 Most Influential Georgians

See who’s making an impact on the lives and livelihoods of people across the state this year,.

Published: January 2016
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Archive »Sports & Leisure

The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

The Amazing, Tragic, Iconic and Surprising Legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games

In the summer of 1996, all eyes were on Georgia for the greatest sports event on Earth. Twenty years after hosting the Centennial Olympic Games, how has its legacy changed the state?

Published: July 2016
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites celebrate 85 years of family-friendly outdoor recreation and a significant economic impact

Published: May 2016
Fore!

Fore!

Golf is big business, and it’s back.

Published: August 2015
2013 Silver Spoon Awards

2013 Silver Spoon Awards

The Year Of The Upstart

Published: November 2013
Rising Up

Rising Up

With a new stadium coming, the Atlanta Falcons set their flight pattern for the future

Published: August 2013
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