February 2013

Archive »Features

Georgia’s New Trustees

Georgia’s New Trustees

Construction industry entrepreneur Herman Russell and Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy are 2013 recipients of the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2013
Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

New surgical techniques mean less trauma, less pain and often better results than conventional surgery

Published: February 2013
Georgia’s Renaissance Cities

Georgia’s Renaissance Cities

These eight downtowns are bustling with shops, restaurants, art and activity.

Published: February 2013
Big Dreams, Big Achievements

Big Dreams, Big Achievements

Herman Russell is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has made an indelible mark on Atlanta and its skyline

Published: February 2013
The Essential Economy

The Essential Economy

A Georgia-based group is redefining the immigration labor issue.

Published: February 2013
Simple Beginnings, Huge Successes

Simple Beginnings, Huge Successes

Fast-food pioneer and philanthropist Truett Cathy adheres to the Golden Rule

Published: February 2013

Archive »Our State

Hart County: Fighting Back

Hart County: Fighting Back

Diversification and expansion

Published: February 2013
Newton County: New Spirit

Newton County: New Spirit

Manufacturing and entertainment

Published: February 2013

Archive »Up Front

Political Notes: February 2013

Political Notes: February 2013

A few fiscal Cliff Notes, more special elections to fill General Assembly seats and Royal takes over as chair of the Jekyll Island Authority Board.

Published: February 2013

Organizations: Park Pride

Candice Dyer puts the spotlight on nonprofit Park Pride, which works with “Friends” groups to support public parks.

Published: February 2013

Economic Development: February 2013

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including more tech jobs in Alpharetta, the Porsche complex near Atlanta’s airport and a mixed-use project in Conyers.

Published: February 2013

Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Communities Alive

Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Communities Alive

Georgia is a business-friendly state, and our economy depends on our ability to fill the jobs that are created.

Published: February 2013
Economy: February 2013

Economy: February 2013

The private sector has done most of the restructuring that was needed, so the economy is broadening.

Published: February 2013
Georgia View: To Fee Or Not To Fee

Georgia View: To Fee Or Not To Fee

The hospital “fee” is not to be confused with a tax, as those are apparently only created, raised or levied during Democratic administrations.

Published: February 2013
Business Casual: Heroes Then And Now

Business Casual: Heroes Then And Now

Paschal’s Restaurant, which Herman Russell revived at a new location, serves good Southern cooking with a generous side of Atlanta history.

Published: February 2013
Neely Young: Not The Whole Hymn

Neely Young: Not The Whole Hymn

The late Eugene Patterson, founder of Georgia Trend, won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing on Civil Rights.

Published: February 2013

Archive »Downtime

Art Of The Meal: The Pinewood

Art Of The Meal: The Pinewood

The Pinewood in Decatur offers delicious, inventive cocktails like the Brooklyn, the house take on a classic Manhattan, and a good variety of snacks and small bites.

Published: February 2013
Power Players: Betting On Education

Power Players: Betting On Education

Georgia Lottery Corporation President and CEO Debbie Alford says an educated citizenry is essential to Georgia’s long-term global competitive position.

Published: February 2013
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