October 2006

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Gainesville/Hall County: At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Gainesville/Hall County: population, unemployment rate, median income, top employers.

Published: October 2006

Athens/Clarke County: Athens' Other College

When Piedmont College opened for business in Athens a decade ago, only 64 students were enrolled, causing some to wonder what gold the 110-year-old private school expected to find in the shadows of the University of Georgia.

Published: October 2006

Athens/Clarke County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Athens/Clarke County: population, unemployment rate, median income, top employers.

Published: October 2006

Athens/Clarke County: Classic City Mobility

Economic development updates for Athens/Clarke, Henry and Gainesville/Hall counties.

Published: October 2006

Gainesville/Hall County: Downtown Developments

The next chapter in the story of downtown Gainesville — a city about an hour's drive north of Atlanta in Hall County — may be told in a report due to be released in November.

Published: October 2006

Archive »Up Front

Family Connection Partnership

Family Connection Partnership

Organizations

When the national children's advocacy organization KIDS COUNT announced its rankings of the 50 states in the early 1990s, Georgia ranked near the bottom in a range of indicators of child and family well-being, from teen pregnancy and high school graduation rates to the number of children living in poverty.

Published: October 2006

The Last Of A Dying Breed

If you have the opportunity between now and election day, you should try to attend a speech or political event hosted by Gov. Sonny Perdue or Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor. You'll be seeing a bit of political history not likely to be repeated in our lifetimes

Published: October 2006

Political RoundUp: October 2006

Families first, High-energy move, Probation and incarceration

Published: October 2006

Archive »Commentary

Out Of Season

Out Of Season

Business Casual

Fall is going by in its usual blur. One day you’re taking a wool sweater out of a plastic bag and the next thing you know, someone is reminding you how many shopping days are left before Christmas.

Published: October 2006
A 20th-Century Doomsday Book

A 20th-Century Doomsday Book

Limits to Growth is a small book with a giant idea — outlining a doomsday forecast for our planet.

Published: October 2006
Bravo, Governor Perdue

Bravo, Governor Perdue

To those who say the governor is playing politics by waiting until his fourth year in office to focus on education, we say, "So what?" We just want it done.

Published: October 2006

Archive »Downtime

5 Seasons Brewing: Beer Here

Art Of The Meal

So, you’re all grown up now, a successful professional with the tastes to match. But even if you can afford the champagne budget, you still like to indulge your beer taste.

Published: October 2006
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