Author: Anna Bentley

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…

Within Reach

There’s something different about this year’s graduating seniors. Walking across high school graduation stages in Douglas, Dodge, Rabun and Bartow counties are 17 exceptional students – the first graduating class of the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) program, a…

Small Towns, Big impacts

As festival season starts in earnest throughout Georgia, many small towns are gearing up for an influx of visitors – and hopefully the tourism dollars they will bring with them. The tourism industry is a vital part of Georgia’s economy,…

The Game-Changers

It’s been a banner year for the city of Atlanta. In Midtown, 20 high-rise projects are currently under construction, with another 23 in review – the most new development in Midtown’s history. In Buckhead, Peachtree Street’s 17-year transformation is nearing…

Under the Microscope

There’s a multibillion-dollar industry growing in Georgia, but it’s been just under the radar so far. Bioscience – a massive sector encompassing pharmaceuticals, medical devices and equipment, diagnostics, biologics and the burgeoning area of digital health IT – generates more…

Actively Aging

 Active adult communities – developments geared toward those 55 and older who want to retain an active, social lifestyle – are attracting more and more homeowners around the state with their appealing combination of low-maintenance homes, resort-style amenities and a…