January 2007

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Sandersville/Washington County Glance

Economic development figures from Sandersville/Washington County.

Published: January 2007

Blairsville/Union County At-A-Glance

Economic development figures for Blairsville/Union County.

Published: January 2007
Sandersville/Washington County

Sandersville/Washington County

Moving from kaolin and timber to manufacturing

With the decline in the number of kaolin employees and in mineral output, county, city and business leaders have forged partnerships to further efforts to attract other industry to Sandersville and Washington County.

Published: January 2007

Cobb Glance

Economic development figures for Cobb County.

Published: January 2007
A Way Out

A Way Out

Javier Gonzalez, left, turned to education to escape the life of a migrant worker; as head of ABAC's High School Equivalency and College Assistance Migrant Program, he's helping others follow in his footsteps

Published: January 2007

Archive »Up Front

The GreenRoom January 2007

Some very good news for Georgia's environment came out of the November elections. Meanwhile, Democrats have called for a land deal probe concerning Gov. Sonny Perdue's property adjacent to Oaky Woods Plantation.

Published: January 2007

Politics January 2007

Now that the GOP has consolidated its control of state government, how far to the right is it willing to go?

Published: January 2007

Southeastern Flower Show

As the Southeastern Flower Show celebrates its 20th anniversary, this year's edition, held Feb. 7-11, will transform the Georgia World Congress Center into a cross between a lush landscape and a gardener's catalog come to life.

Published: January 2007

Political Roundup: January 2007

Ed Holcombe was once a Georgia Power lobbyist who helped then-governor Roy Barnes change the state flag; now he's Gov. Perdue's new chief of staff.

Published: January 2007

The GreenRoom: Februrary 2007

Environmental News From Around The State

Published: January 2007

Archive »Commentary

2007 Georgian of the Year

2007 Georgian of the Year

In five short years, Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin has reversed the course of a city.

If you look closely at Shirley Franklin, if you push past the no-nonsense administrator, the skilled negotiator, the vigilant steward, the popular, bridge-building mayor who has energized Atlanta's business community for the first time in decades, you're left with a defining insight into her success: sheer willpower.

Published: January 2007

2007 Most Influential Georgians

Our annual listing of the state's power brokers.

There is an old Korean proverb that takes a stab at power, influence and the distinction between the two: “Power lasts 10 years; influence not more than a hundred.” Our ninth edition of the 100 Most Influential Georgians puts the spotlight on individuals whose influence has been tested over time, as well as some who have only recently ascended to positions of great power.

Published: January 2007

Outlook January 2007

Look for Georgia's technical colleges to continue to play an important role in the state's economic well being.

Published: January 2007
January 2007 Neely Young

January 2007 Neely Young

Georgia has a chance to grab alternative energy's gold ring if only we are bold enough.

It is critical that Georgia's leaders take steps soon to make our state's energy producers safe for the future

Published: January 2007
January 2007 Business Casual

January 2007 Business Casual

Atlanta is leading the country in attracting hordes of well-educated 25- to 34-year-olds.

Atlanta is leading the country in attracting hordes of well-educated 25- to 34-year-olds, a much-coveted group.

Published: January 2007

Archive »Downtime

January 2007 Art of the Meal

January 2007 Art of the Meal

Chef/Owner Michele Jemison brings a Southwest flair to cuisine at The Red Door.

Chef/Owner Michele Jemison brings a Southwest flair to cuisine at The Red Door.

Published: January 2007
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