February 2014

Archive »Features

Georgia's New Trustees

Georgia's New Trustees

The Home Depot founder and Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Olympics visionary Billy Payne are the 2014 recipients of the state’s highest honor.

Published: February 2014
Ready For Its Close Up

Ready For Its Close Up

Georgia’s film industry generated $3.3 billion last year, setting the stage for a burgeoning business.

Published: February 2014
Making The Sausage

Making The Sausage

An inside look at how Georgia's General Assembly works and how laws are made

Published: February 2014
Shared Connections

Shared Connections

Through the new Hub Cities Initiative, many minds are coming together across the state with one goal: To make Georgia great.

Published: February 2014
Reducing The Risk

Reducing The Risk

Treatment guidelines are improving cardiovascular care in Georgia, with more cutting-edge treatments on the horizon.

Published: February 2014
Mission Possible

Mission Possible

Billy Payne believed Georgia was ready for the world's stage when no one else did.

Published: February 2014

Archive »Our State

Cordele | Crisp County: All In Good Time

Cordele | Crisp County: All In Good Time

Power, education and a port

Published: February 2014
Sandersville | Washington County: Changing Landscape

Sandersville | Washington County: Changing Landscape

From kaolin to energy

Published: February 2014

Archive »Up Front

Economic Development: February 2014

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including another expansion for Toyo Tire in Bartow County and a new facility for Aspen Products in Bibb County

Published: February 2014

Organizations: Knight Foundation

Candice Dyer spotlights the Knight Foundation’s work throughout Middle Georgia.

Published: February 2014

Political Notes: February 2014

Don Balfour returns to the Senate, a new Atlanta Regional Commission chair and Democrat leaders voice opposition to federal court nominations.

Published: February 2014

Archive »Commentary

Neely Young: Strength And Diversity

Neely Young: Strength And Diversity

America is known for its diversity, and Georgia is fast becoming one of the most diverse states in the country. But perhaps we’re not so different after all.

Published: February 2014
Business Casual: Business Clout, Civic Pride

Business Casual: Business Clout, Civic Pride

The tradition of business leaders leveraging their economic power to bring about public good is still strong in Atlanta, due in part to the city’s willingness to get newcomers involved.

Published: February 2014
Georgia View: Saving Our Counties

Georgia View: Saving Our Counties

While it’s easy to locate efforts to Save the Whales, Save the ‘Hooch,’ preserve historic buildings or any other number of causes, where is the call to Save Our Counties?

Published: February 2014
Economy: Prospects For The A-Team

Economy: Prospects For The A-Team

Atlanta, Athens and Augusta are seeing recoveries fueled in part by new manufacturing projects, the healthcare sector and higher education.

Published: February 2014
Sustainable Georgia: Surf's Up

Sustainable Georgia: Surf's Up

For Georgia’s coastal communities, climate change is no myth. A projected 3.2-foot rise in ocean levels will shift the coastline inward by half a mile, but there are solutions to combat rising sea levels.

Published: February 2014

Archive »Downtime

Art Of The Meal: BoccaLupo

Art Of The Meal: BoccaLupo

BoccaLupo serves up beautifully plated pasta and ingenious cocktails in an intimate space in Atlanta’s Inman Park neighborhood.

Published: February 2014
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