Author: Anna Bentley

Strong Competition

In the mid-’90s, John McNair and his wife, Lisa, found themselves in a tough spot. They had just bought a business and had relocated from Delaware to Pennsylvania for the opportunity. Between their new business, their new house and their…

Creative Collaboration

Over the past 12 months, North Fulton County’s community improvement districts (CIDs) have accomplished some amazing things. They’ve revamped MARTA stations, turning cold concrete into vibrant, colorful spaces. They’ve overhauled major thoroughfares, making them safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. And…

Deep Impact

I look at Tech Square as being the heart of innovation and technology in the state of Georgia,” says Jennifer Bonnett, “and ATDC is that heartbeat.” Bonnett, the Advanced Technology Development Center’s general manager, leads the technology incubator’s programs across…

Going Global

When it comes to sending goods made in Georgia out to the world, cargo planes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport or the ports in Savannah and Brunswick probably come to mind. But the state’s exporting business is so much more…

Supply and Demand

There are more than 50 nursing programs in the state of Georgia, spanning associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and bridge programs. Currently, nearly 130,000 registered nurses have active licenses in the state, making Georgia 12th in the nation for actively licensed RNs.…

Catalysts for Change

They’re cropping up in unexpected places across the state: along Georgia Power easements, on former sites of bus depots and in raised beds scattered throughout neighborhood yards. Urban farms – whether for commercial or mostly personal use – are bringing…