January 2014

Archive »Features

100 Most Influential Georgians

100 Most Influential Georgians

Georgia Trend’s 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 2014
NURSING HOMES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT FIT

NURSING HOMES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT FIT

How to find the right fit. Plus, Georgia’s five-star nursing homes.

Published: January 2014
On The Road Again

On The Road Again

Transportation officials are looking at new ways of solving old problems on the state’s roadways.

Published: January 2014
Growing Green

Growing Green

The Georgia Ports Authority sees record growth even as it keeps an environmental perspective.

Published: January 2014
Hall Of Fame: Lasting Influence

Hall Of Fame: Lasting Influence

John Lewis and Robert Shaw join Georgia Trend’s Most Influential Hall of Fame.

Published: January 2014
2014 Georgian of the Year

2014 Georgian of the Year

Atlanta’s Kasim Reed has redefined what it means to lead the state’s capital city

Published: January 2014

Archive »Our State

Houston County: Playing To It's Strengths

Houston County: Playing To It's Strengths

Manufacturing and a military presence.

Published: January 2014
Columbia County: Getting It Right

Columbia County: Getting It Right

Quality of life and good schools.

Published: January 2014
Cobb County: Staying Competitive

Cobb County: Staying Competitive

Expansions, relocations and baseball.

Published: January 2014

Archive »Up Front

Political Notes: January 2014

The Georgia Supremes uphold the law that allowed the governor to remove DeKalb School.

Published: January 2014

Organizations: Quilts for Kids

Candice Dyer warms up to Quilts For Kids, a group that provides cheery coverlets to children in hospitals or shelters.

Published: January 2014

Economic Development: January 2014

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including big ups from Site Selection, electrical expansion in Carroll County and some jobs headed to Clayton County.

Published: January 2014

Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: Water Watch

Sustainable Georgia: Water Watch

Another water war with Florida, in the form of a lawsuit that’s been filed with the Supreme Court, could last another expensive 10 years, a water official warns.

Published: January 2014
Economy: Golden Rules

Economy: Golden Rules

In the interest of economic development, retiree recruitment makes good sense for some of Georgia’s rural areas.

Published: January 2014
Georgia View: An Inconvenient Senator

Georgia View: An Inconvenient Senator

If the Don Balfour of 1991 were to meet the Senator Balfour of 2013, he might see a bloated and well-past-his-prime incumbent ripe for the picking.

Published: January 2014
Business Casual: The Children's Hour

Business Casual: The Children's Hour

Couldn’t someone have made a few waves or rocked a couple of boats in the interest of saving two young lives?

Published: January 2014
Neely Young: Wishing And Hoping

Neely Young: Wishing And Hoping

A legislative wish list that starts with help for not-for-profit hospitals and ends with hope for a calm and productive session.

Published: January 2014

Archive »Downtime

Art Of The Meal: Umi

Art Of The Meal: Umi

A classic sushi restaurant in Buckhead with bracingly fresh fish, creative cocktails and a cutting-edge interior.

Published: January 2014
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