Author: Karen Kirkpatrick

Legal Bootlegging

You might say that the manufacture of distilled spirits has come full circle in the Peach State. Before the days of revenuers chasing moonshiners out of the hills of North Georgia, the production of liquor was a well-respected endeavour. During…

Back In Time

Most Georgians – and a large number of tourists from much farther away – are familiar with coastal hotspots like Tybee, Jekyll and St. Simons islands. The beaches are beautiful, the shopping, golf, activities, hotels and restaurants plentiful. And these…

Funding the Future

These days if you can get 80 percent of people to agree that it’s raining outside even as they’re soaking wet from the downpour, it’s pretty close to a miracle. But there’s a piece of legislation that passed last spring…

Take It Easy

If an afternoon – or a week – spent on the water sounds like a little slice of heaven, Georgia’s got you covered. Rivers crisscross the state, from the Oostanaula in the northwest to the St. Marys that flows into…

State of The Art

The words economic development may bring to mind visions of Amazon’s HQ2, the influx of cybersecurity jobs in Augusta or a booming tech industry, but those companies don’t set up shop in Georgia just because of generous incentive packages or…