February 2012

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2012 Trensetter Cities

2012 Trensetter Cities

Six municipalites come up with innovative projects to win top honors in this year’s awards competition sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend.

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
Climate Of Leadership

Climate Of Leadership

At North Georgia College and State University, cadets and civilian students create a unique campus culture

Published: February 2012
Builder of Communities

Builder of Communities

Tom Cousins on role models, community service and changing neighborhoods

Published: February 2012
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
State Of The Heart

State Of The Heart

Intervention cardiology can stop attacks in their tracks

Published: February 2012
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Archive »Our State

Thomasville/Thomas County: Celebrating Industrial Diversity

Thomasville/Thomas County: Celebrating Industrial Diversity

A healthy roster of small businesses

Published: February 2012
Thomson/McDuffie County: Cooperation And Consolidation

Thomson/McDuffie County: Cooperation And Consolidation

Sharing services and saving money

Published: February 2012
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Archive »Up Front

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

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
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Archive »Commentary

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
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
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
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
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
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Archive »Downtime

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
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
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