Business Industry

Boosting Business

Streetscapes, sidewalks and trails are the bread and butter of many community improvement districts (CIDs), and those in once-suburban Gwinnett are no exception. In fact, the tiny Braselton CID devoted its efforts to partnering with the city, county and state…

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…

Remaining Relevant

Metro Atlanta resident Renata Dennis falls into the typical credit union demographic. She’s a baby boomer, a woman and a professional. She also followed in her parents’ footsteps: she’s a second-generation credit union member. Dennis joined 1st Choice Credit Union…

Four for the Future

University of Georgia’s (UGA) Public Service and Outreach (PSO) division is a valuable statewide resource that has assisted many communities in implementing solutions to pressing problems, especially where local expertise and funds aren’t available. “Hundreds of PSO faculty experts are…

The Biggest Game in Town

For a city that routinely experiences sports heartbreak – looking at you, just about every team except Atlanta United – Atlanta often finds itself at the center of the sports universe. Basketball Final Fours, college football playoffs and championship, Major…

Taking Off

Everyone knows, or should know, that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, with nearly 104 million passengers through its gates in 2017. A lesser-known fact may be that the Atlanta airport is just one piece of Georgia’s…

Full Speed Ahead

As an economic engine for the state, Georgia ports are in overdrive. More mega-ships stacked high with containers are calling on the Savannah port. Preparations are complete for Brunswick to become the country’s largest auto port. The launch of the…

The Cutting Edge

Right up to the point that your bank account is drained or a hacker uses your stolen ID to file a phony tax return, you may be inclined to view big data breaches as theoretical problems. “If you lost access…