February 2012

Archive »Features

Georgia's New Trustees

Georgia's New Trustees

Civil Rights Leader Andrew Young and Civic Leader Tom Cousins are the 2012 recipients of the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2012
Living A Worthwhile Life

Living A Worthwhile Life

Andrew Young on leadership, life lessons and a peacemaker’s legacy

Published: February 2012
Builder of Communities

Builder of Communities

Tom Cousins on role models, community service and changing neighborhoods

Published: February 2012
State Of The Heart

State Of The Heart

Intervention cardiology can stop attacks in their tracks

Published: February 2012
Going Deep

Going Deep

Proponents of the Savannah harbor expansion consider it a key component of economic development in the Southeast, but opponents are raising concerns about the cost.

Published: February 2012

Archive »Our State

Thomson/McDuffie County: Cooperation And Consolidation

Thomson/McDuffie County: Cooperation And Consolidation

Sharing services and saving money

Published: February 2012
Thomasville/Thomas County: Celebrating Industrial Diversity

Thomasville/Thomas County: Celebrating Industrial Diversity

A healthy roster of small businesses

Published: February 2012

Archive »Up Front

Economic Development

Christy Simo writes about economic development around the state, including 900 jobs coming to Jackson

Published: February 2012

Political Notes

It’s official – the state has a shortage of farm workers, and the state DOT board scuttled plans for a public-private partnership for toll lanes.

Published: February 2012
Organizations: Ossabaw Island Foundation

Organizations: Ossabaw Island Foundation

The Ossabaw Island Foundation protects one of the country’s most pristine plots of land.

Published: February 2012

Archive »Commentary

Business Casual: Here We Go Again

Business Casual: Here We Go Again

Even if you are comfortable with the loss of a civil liberty or two, think how much mandatory testing for welfare applicants would cost the state.

Published: February 2012
Georgia View: One Man, One Vote?

Georgia View: One Man, One Vote?

Externally, the discussion of extended power within the state GOP is the key message, but internally there remains some discontent.

Published: February 2012
Economy: Recession - Or Not?

Economy: Recession - Or Not?

The risk that a negative external shock or major policy mistake will tip our economy back into a recession is 40 percent for the U.S. and 45 percent for Georgia.

Published: February 2012
Neely Young: The State Of Civility

Neely Young: The State Of Civility

The two new Georgia Trustees, Andrew Young and Tom Cousins, are not just strong leaders, but icons of civility.

Published: February 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Finding Solutions

Sustainable Georgia: Finding Solutions

Land banks help community groups and local governments obtain abandoned or derelict properties and put them to good use.

Published: February 2012

Archive »Downtime

Power Players: Taking Over At Cobb EMC

Power Players: Taking Over At Cobb EMC

Chip Nelson’s goal as CEO is to create a culture of transparency in operations and governance.

Published: February 2012
H. Harper Station: Changing Trains

H. Harper Station: Changing Trains

It’s all about creative cocktails and the foods that enhance them at this restaurant in a refurbished train station in Atlanta’s Reynoldstown.

Published: February 2012
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