2021 Georgia Trustees

One of the reasons Georgia is a great place to do business is the caliber of its business leaders. Not only are they successful in their careers, they tend to be focused on improving the quality of life for individuals…

Features

Culture Change at Georgia Corporations

Atlanta was never really too busy to hate. Just ask the Black families whose attempts to move into the white neighborhood of Cascade Heights in 1962 were barred by physical barriers – “Atlanta’s Berlin Wall.” Or consider the deliberate use…

2021 Georgia Legislative Guide

The 2021-2022 Georgia General Assembly session is underway and it’s a good time to know your lawmakers and the issues they’re likely to focus on this year. Our 2021 Legislative Guide will help you navigate the layers of state and…

COVID’s Cardiac Connection

When the COVID pandemic first started, scientists were struggling to learn as fast as the virus was spreading. Inevitably, that meant that guidance changed as knowledge grew. They’re still learning – in December, for example, the Centers for Disease Control…

Our State

Upfront

Organizations: Christopher’s Haven

Families come from all over the region to get their kids specialized cancer treatment at Emory’s new Proton Therapy Center in Midtown Atlanta. In the past, some parents have been forced to forego such treatments, which can involve weeks of…

Economic Development Around the State

Athens Expansion: ByoPlanet International, which produces electrostatic spray technology, is investing $7 million to expand its Athens- Clarke County manufacturing operations an additional 40,000 square feet, creating 250 jobs. Healthcare Logistics: Path-Tec, which provides healthcare logistics and supply chain solutions,…

Political Notes: The Ups, Downs and In-betweens

New Supreme Court Justice: Gov. Brian Kemp named longtime Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn LaGrua to the Georgia Supreme Court. She fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Justice Keith Blackwell, who announced last February that he would…

Opinion

From The Publisher: Finding Common Ground

(Note: I wrote the following column prior to the events of Jan. 6. I have decided to leave it mostly unchanged. I only hope that day will serve to illustrate the savage effects of disinformation on America and to start…

Business Casual: The Time Dividers

Most people over the age of 25 can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing when they learned of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Those of us with a few more years to count have the same…

Downtime

Sports Desk: Sports Heritage

In 1999, an outstanding sports museum opened in Macon – the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. The venue, the largest state sports museum in the country, celebrates athletic achievements and features more than 3,000 artifacts. Among the 14,000-square-feet of exhibits,…

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