June 2012

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2012 Power Women

2012 Power Women

Meet four Georgians – a university administrator, a soccer coach turned life coach, a mayor and a businesswoman – who thrive on challenge and hard work. In achieving their successes, they are changing their worlds and making a difference.

Published: June 2012
Transportation Game Changer

Transportation Game Changer

July’s statewide referendum will determine Georgia’s economic future. There’s a lot at stake for all 12 regions.

Published: June 2012
When Education Means Business

When Education Means Business

For-profit colleges, which rely on tax-supported federal aid programs, are a $700-million industry in Georgia. New regulations will hold schools accountable for better preparing students to find employment and pay off their loans.

Published: June 2012
Kitchen Table Diplomacy

Kitchen Table Diplomacy

The Georgia-born and -based Friendship Force has been helping Americans exchange visits with citizens of other countries for 35 years

Published: June 2012
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Archive »Our State

Columbus: Appealing To Tourists

Columbus: Appealing To Tourists

Military heritage and whitewater

Published: June 2012
Brunswick/Golden Isles: Coming Back

Brunswick/Golden Isles: Coming Back

Good signs, better numbers

Published: June 2012
Early County: A Strong Foundation

Early County: A Strong Foundation

Benefactors, guns and agriculture

Published: June 2012
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Archive »Up Front

Organizations: Project GRAD Atlanta

Candice Dyer writes about Project GRAD Atlanta, which offers scholarship assistance to deserving students.

Published: June 2012

Economic Development: June 2012

Christy Simo writes about economic development around the state, including Baxter International’s manufacturing facility east of Atlanta and a Starbucks plant in Augusta.

Published: June 2012
Political Notes: June 2012

Political Notes: June 2012

UGA’s Michael Adams stepping down, Congressman John Lewis honored by Georgia First Amendment Foundation, and Chambliss and Isakson renewing Fair Tax support.

Published: June 2012
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Archive »Commentary

Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Eating And Exercise

Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Eating And Exercise

Georgia has the second worst child obesity rate in the nation. Nearly 40 percent of our children are obese.

Published: June 2012
Economy: Georgia's Sporting Life

Economy: Georgia's Sporting Life

In 2010, sports industries accounted for 38,000 of Georgia’s private-sector jobs, up 2 percent from 2005.

Published: June 2012
Georgia View: Sunshine And Gift Caps

Georgia View: Sunshine And Gift Caps

The process of building credibility, a relationship and even the ability to receive consideration occurs over time and is unlikely to be created by a pair of tickets to see the Hawks play.

Published: June 2012
Business Casual: The For Sale Sign

Business Casual: The For Sale Sign

It’s a little unsettling, knowing that house-hunting strangers are walking through the place, smirking at the pink tile in the bathroom.

Published: June 2012
Neely Young: "Yes" For Transportation

Neely Young: "Yes" For Transportation

The big picture is this: Our state will be better off with new dollars to build better roads. Our future is at stake.

Published: June 2012
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Archive »Downtime

Art Of The Meal: Leoci’s Trattoria

Art Of The Meal: Leoci’s Trattoria

Unpretentious comfort is the key to this trattoria in Savannah’s historic district.

Published: June 2012
Power Players: Reviving A Classic Resort

Power Players: Reviving A Classic Resort

Sea Island President Scott Steilen is courting a new generation of visitors from the Southeast.

Published: June 2012
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