Kids’ Care Zone

In just two years, the number of pediatric hospitals in Georgia doubled, from two to four. In 2019 Atrium Health Navicent’s Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital opened in Macon, and in March 2021 Memorial Health’s Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s…

Features

Maintaining the Mission

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to pummel healthcare organizations with staffing shortages, delivery disruptions, appointment cancellations and revenue loss, these same organizations and their providers and administrators continue to strive to provide efficient, quality care. In addition, they are looking…

Summer Magic

What do Emmy-winning actor Donald Glover, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and celebrated jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon have in common? They’re all Georgians, for starters, but they’re also all alumni of the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP), a summer…

Georgia Trend 2021 Legal Elite

Who are some of the top lawyers in the state? We asked the people who know them best – fellow attorneys – and from their answers we selected this year’s Legal Elite. It’s the 19th time the magazine has recognized…

Upfront

Organizations: Union Mission

Established in 1937, Union Mission has grown from a modest soup kitchen and overnight shelter into one of the leading nonprofits serving people facing homelessness in Savannah. “Our objective is partnering with people to end their homelessness through housing and…

Economic Development Around the State

No. 1 Again: For the eighth year in a row, Georgia has been named the Top State for Doing Business by Area Development magazine. Georgia also earned the No. 1 ranking in overall cost of doing business, cooperative and responsive…

Political Notes: Ups, Downs, and In-betweens

In Memoriam: More than half a century after a live grenade severely injured him in the Vietnam war, former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland died in November at the age of 79. An Atlanta native, he served Georgia in several capacities…

Opinion

From the Publisher: Why the Rush?

Our feature about Buckhead in this month’s issue casts some light on the problems and solutions underway in the midst of the increase in crime that has energized some residents in one of Georgia’s most important neighborhoods to attempt to…

State of Mind: Deconstructing the Year

It’s tempting to say that the best thing about the year 2021 is that it’s almost over and we get to start again next month with a (sort of) clean slate. Except that’s not entirely true. In the triage system…

The Georgia File: No. 1 Political Battleground

The fierce political competition between the parties to win Georgia brings some benefits with it. The Biden administration has every reason to give special attention to the state where voters gave him the narrowest victory margin in the country and…

Our State

Metro Atlanta | Buckhead: Tremendous Assets

Even as some legislators under the Gold Dome were trying to advance a controversial proposal for Buckhead to split from the city of Atlanta, the affluent community continued to welcome an assortment of companies moving into the area. Invest Atlanta,…

South Fulton County: Changing the Narrative

When your corner of the county is home to the world’s second-busiest airport and is crisscrossed by most of the major interstates in Metro Atlanta, it makes sense that industries like distribution, fulfillment centers and hospitality would dominate the landscape.…

Southwest Georgia: Open for Business

Economic development leaders across Southwest Georgia are all singing the same tune this year as they welcome continued growth in various forms, from population increases to new and expanding industries. With total investments in the hundreds of millions and new…

Downtime

Sports Desk: Getting it Done

Atlanta is the football capital of the world! Who says so? Gary Stokan, president and CEO of Peach Bowl Inc., for one. Stokan is a Pittsburgh native who played basketball at North Carolina State University – not the sort of…

Catching Up With ... Joey B. Tucker

Joey Tucker, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in Athens, became president of the statewide association of residential real estate professionals in November. These are edited highlights of an interview. Q: What does the market look like? A:…

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