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Heading In The Right Direction

Heading In The Right Direction

Q&A with MARTA General Manager and CEO Keith Parker

Published: April 2015

2015 Industry Outlook

The director of UGA’s Selig Center for Economic Research reports on what to expect this year for the state’s key industries, and the road ahead is looking good for most of Georgia’s economic sectors.

Published: April 2015
Moving The World

Moving The World

From the ports to the interstates to the world's busiest airport, Georgia is a national leader in getting stuff from A to B and beyond.

Published: March 2015
Going to Town

Going to Town

The Georgia Main Street program is attracting national attention – and billions of dollars – by improving downtowns across the state.

Published: March 2015
Eat, Drink, Enjoy

Eat, Drink, Enjoy

The restaurant industry feeds hungry Georgians at 17,000 different locations and nourishes the economy with $16.5 billion in sales each year. It’s a tough, exciting business described by one owner as “a live performance every shift.”

Published: March 2015
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Archive »Economic Development

Four For The Future

Four For The Future

Collaboration is key for four communities in Georgia that are rebuilding and rebranding, combining their resources and thinking long-term

Published: April 2015
2015 Economic Yearbook

2015 Economic Yearbook

Georgia Trend’s annual region-by-region look at the state’s economy reveals that we’re making the most of the growing recovery and our status as the No. 1 state in the nation for business.

Published: April 2015
Central: On A Hot Streak

Central: On A Hot Streak

Published: April 2015
Southwest: Enjoying A New Normal

Southwest: Enjoying A New Normal

Published: April 2015
West Central: Pole Position

West Central: Pole Position

Published: April 2015
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Archive »Education

Creating Opportunities

Creating Opportunities

At Georgia Southern, providing a quality education means students graduate with the skills they need to launch a career.

Published: April 2015
Getting A Head Start

Getting A Head Start

From nursing and commercial truck driving to aviation and motorsports, the Technical College System of Georgia provides education to 150,000 people in more than 800 programs of study, while also helping businesses find and train qualified employees across the state.

Published: April 2015
Engineered For Success

Engineered For Success

Georgia’s engineering programs are adapting to the changing technological environment and producing more engineers than ever.

Published: February 2015
Georgian Of The Year: Higher Education, Higher Stakes

Georgian Of The Year: Higher Education, Higher Stakes

University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby has brought a new stability to Georgia’s public colleges

Published: January 2015
Thinking Ahead

Thinking Ahead

Georgia lags in education rankings, but the REACH program is tackling the issue one student at a time.

Published: November 2014
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Archive »Environment

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
Corporate Sustainability

Corporate Sustainability

The state’s greenest companies focus on people, planet and profit. Plus, corporate sustainability rankings.

Published: May 2012
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Archive »Health Care

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

With more than 60 nonprofits dedicated to assisting people with cancer, help is often just a click away.

Published: April 2015
Change Of Heart

Change Of Heart

Long considered a man’s disease, heart disease is finally achieving recognition as a condition that equally – but sometimes differently – affects women.

Published: February 2015
Caring For Georgia Seniors

Caring For Georgia Seniors

Increasing numbers of aging Georgians are shunning the restrictive environment of nursing homes for the relative independence of growing older at home. Do they have what they need to age in place?

Published: January 2015
In Transition

In Transition

The medical world – and how patients interact with their healthcare team – continues to change at a rapid pace

Published: December 2014
FIGHTING BACK AGAINST BACK PAIN

FIGHTING BACK AGAINST BACK PAIN

Many of us battle back pain at some point in our lives, and for most it retreats with time. When it doesn’t, Georgia spine centers are here to help.

Published: November 2014
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Archive »People

Heading In The Right Direction

Heading In The Right Direction

Q&A with MARTA General Manager and CEO Keith Parker

Published: April 2015
Leading The Charge

Leading The Charge

Meet six of Georgia’s new county commissioners who are ready to make a difference.

Published: March 2015
Georgia's New Trustees

Georgia's New Trustees

The Shepherd Center’s Alana Shepherd and SCAD President Paula Wallace are the 2015 recipients of the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2015
Lighting The Way

Lighting The Way

In response to tragedy, Alana Shepherd and her family have built one of the best hospitals in the country.

Published: February 2015
Renaissance Woman

Renaissance Woman

Paula Wallace has redefined arts education for students around the world.

Published: February 2015
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Archive »Sports & Leisure

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
Good Sports

Good Sports

Private schools are winning big on the playing fields.

Published: October 2011
Georgia's Season In The Sun

Georgia's Season In The Sun

Atlanta hosts this year’s PGA Championship, bolstering a golf industry that has a $5.1-billion impact on the state’s economy.

Published: August 2011
Bragging Rights

Bragging Rights

The best high school football rivalries are long-running little civil wars.

Published: August 2010
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