Author: Ralph Ellis

From Pipe Dream To Reality

Southwest Georgia, one of the poorest regions in the state, is sitting – literally – on a new project that, while controversial, could in the long run have a positive economic impact on the entire area. The 515-mile Sabal Trail…

Military Might

If you’re in the mood to toast the people and institutions that make the military a crucial part of Georgia’s economy and culture, consider using a glass of beer from Service Brewing Co. Kevin Ryan, a West Point grad who…

Minding Your Business

One of the truisms of the modern world is that you’ll be hacked sooner or later. It’s a matter of when, not if. “Everybody’s under attack all the time,” says Chris Rouland, a cybersecurity industry veteran and founder of the…

The Power of the Peach

While vacationing in Costa Rica, Judith Winfrey visited a farmers market wearing a hat with the logo for Peach-Dish, the Atlanta-based meal-kit subscription company for which she’s president. She wasn’t really surprised when one of the expatriate American vendors asked…