November 2006

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Adding To The Mix

Adding To The Mix

An influx of the well-to-do brings opportunity and services

If Lake Oconee is “the engine that has driven the whole economy” of the area, as Roddie Anne Blackwell, president of the Eatonton-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce says, then Reynolds Plantation is the key that cranks that engine.

Published: November 2006
Keeping It Green

Keeping It Green

New revenues, mixed-use developments and greenspace

Economic development updates for DeKalb County, Rome/Floyd County and Lake Oconee.

Published: November 2006
Rome/Floyd County: Staying on Top

Rome/Floyd County: Staying on Top

Aviation, diversification and education are key

No geography courses are offered at Rome’s Coosa Valley Technical College, but that hasn’t kept the school’s president from developing an intense interest in the subject.

Published: November 2006

Archive »Up Front

Voices for Georgia's Children

Since 2003, Voices for Georgia's Children has worked to bring public awareness to issues facing Georgia's children, focusing on their safety, health, education, connectivity and employability.

Published: November 2006

The GreenRoom: November 2006

Don't lose sleep over Wayne Mason's pulling out of the Beltline. He wanted residents before transit, which would have made surrounding areas miserable with traffic, and he opposed creation of a multimodal transit facility that would pick up commuters using the proposed Lovejoy light rail line in Atlanta.

Published: November 2006

The Company You Keep

Do we want to put ourselves in the company of progressive Southern states like Virginia?

Do we want to put ourselves in the company of progressive Southern states like Virginia and North Carolina or are we satisfied to keep company with states like South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi?

Published: November 2006

We Do Things Our Own Way

Does Governor Perdue's smashing re-election victory set the stage for a triumphant second term?

Does Governor Perdue's smashing re-election victory set the stage for a triumphant second term, or is it a high point from which he, like other second-termers, slides slowly into lame duck status?

Published: November 2006

Political Roundup: November 2006

Published: November 2006

Archive »Commentary

Right Here in Decatur

Right Here in Decatur

In the process of becoming a destination and a desirable place to live, Decatur has chosen to embrace diversity, maintain a good school system, do some serious civic planning and keep its downtown looking spiffy.

Published: November 2006

It's Not World War III

The United States has successfully survived and thrived through 50 years in which enemies such as the Soviet Union and Communist China had nuclear weapons on a far greater scale than Iran and North Korea ever will.

Published: November 2006

Leaders And Problem Solvers

On Jan. 1, 2007, only two of 10 Metro Atlanta counties - DeKalb and Cobb - will have a lleader who has served more than two years in office.

Published: November 2006
A Whig Party Revival

A Whig Party Revival

Studies show that Americans in general are disappointed with both the Republican and Democratic Parties. Someone recently suggested that if the old Whig Party put up a candidate they might win.

Published: November 2006

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