January 2012

Archive »Features

Feeding The Hungry

Feeding The Hungry

2012 Georgian Of The Year

Atlanta Community Food Bank Founder and Executive Director Bill Bolling is Georgia Trend’s 2012 Georgian Of The Year. His work has never been more difficult or more important.

Published: January 2012
Georgia's Power List

Georgia's Power List

100 Most Influential Georgians

Our annual listing of the state’s most powerful and influential citizens who affect the lives and livelihoods of all Georgians. Plus, a roster of Notable Georgians.

Published: January 2012
The Georgia Jobs Outlook

The Georgia Jobs Outlook

It’s a matter of training, education and timing. Logistics looks promising, but there’s a demand for veterinary technicians and wildlife managers as well.

Published: January 2012
Destination: Kennesaw State

Destination: Kennesaw State

Georgia’s third-largest public university is increasingly students’ first choice

Published: January 2012
How Nursing Homes Are Meeting The Challenges

How Nursing Homes Are Meeting The Challenges

Waits are shorter and care is improving, but facilities worry about cuts to Medicaid. Plus, a listing of the state’s five-star homes.

Published: January 2012
Ganging Up On The Debt

Ganging Up On The Debt

A Georgia Trend Q&A with Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

Published: January 2012

Archive »Our State

Butts County: Fortunate Location

Butts County: Fortunate Location

Roads, infrastructure and determination

Published: January 2012
Columbia County: Strong Position

Columbia County: Strong Position

Housing, recreation and good schools

Published: January 2012
Cobb County: Closing The Gap

Cobb County: Closing The Gap

Balancing gains and losses

Published: January 2012

Archive »Up Front

Political Notes: January 2012

ups, downs and in-betweens

State lawmakers descend on the Capitol January 9 with some controversial prefiled bills awaiting them, and some of the names on the official GOP Presidential Preference Primary ballot are already headed for obscurity.

Published: January 2012
Organizations: Access To Capital For Entrepreneurs

Organizations: Access To Capital For Entrepreneurs

A North Georgia-based microlender

Published: January 2012

Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Our Water Clean

Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Our Water Clean

Water pollution is all over the state. It is not an Atlanta vs. Georgia issue or even a rural vs. urban issue. It concerns everyone.

Published: January 2012
Economy: The National Picture

Economy: The National Picture

It will be at least 2015 before the labor market replaces the 8.8 million jobs lost during the period leading up to, during and in the immediate wake of the recession.

Published: January 2012

Guest Commentary: A Legal Workforce

The heart of the new immigration law is to expand the use of the online federal e-verify requirements for businesses with 11 or more workers.

Published: January 2012
Georgia View: New Math Goes To College

Georgia View: New Math Goes To College

Chancellor Hank Huckaby has the right mix of savvy, moxie and awareness of how things work to guide the university system through some challenging times ahead.

Published: January 2012
Business Casual: Nickels And Dimes

Business Casual: Nickels And Dimes

When big banks tried to add big monthly debit card use fees, consumers got the uncomfortable feeling they were being gouged.

Published: January 2012

Archive »Downtime

Sports Legends: In It For The Long Haul

Sports Legends: In It For The Long Haul

Tech’s Billy Martin helped put Gainesville on the sports map

Published: January 2012
Art Of The Meal: Playing Cleanup

Art Of The Meal: Playing Cleanup

Coastal Kitchen Seafood & Raw Bar on St. Simons Island is the perfect end-of-vacation stop for Sunday brunch.

Published: January 2012
Power Players: A Passion For Golf and Good Works

Power Players: A Passion For Golf and Good Works

Todd Rhinehart, executive director of the TOUR Championship at East Lake, says the whole season comes down to this one tournament, and he relishes its elevated status.

Published: January 2012
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