Features

Magic Men

Magic anyone? How about the Wyche brothers? Sam can make articles of your clothing disappear, find silver dollars in your ears and make small sponge rabbits drop from under your arms.

Good Shepherds

Thirty years ago, Alana Shepherd just wanted better treatment for her son's spinal cord injury. Today the center she created is a beacon of hope for a better recovery, a better life and, perhaps, a cure.

Travelin' Man

Austin Joe Kines, Jr. has finally found a home. Born on a train 61 years ago and traveling ever since, one of the nation's most respected defensive football coordinators has landed in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (for the second time) and has no plans to leave.

Great Coach, Better Man

The biggest thrill Billy Henderson ever had was not winning three state football championships, nor was it whipping coach Wright Bazemore's Valdosta Wildcats three consecutive years. It wasn't even having the Clarke Central High School Stadium renamed Billy Henderson Stadium or being honored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

The Genuine Article

BellSouth's Phil Jacobs presides over a rapidly-changing telecom arena in which competition is growing ever more fierce. Colleagues say he balances power with decency and magnanimity.

On The Run

You've heard of the late Red Smith, legendary sportswriter for The New York Times and the New York Herald Tribune and a member of the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame?

Trading Partners

Georgia ranks 11th among states in exports, sending $19.6 billion worth of goods throughout the Western Hemisphere and beyond. State officials say companies that export create and retain twice as many jobs as domestic-market companies. One advocate says international trade is simply the state's future.

Growing Pains

By 2030 Metro Atlanta will be home to 6 million residents. Can the region offset surging population and challenges to its infrastructure? Members of a blue-ribbon task force say it's possible for things to get better instead of worse. But it will require political will and political leadership.