Opinions

At Issue: Too Big to Fail

Recently I had the opportunity to travel to China on university business. Our College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University hosts an annual Symposium on Asia-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO); it alternates every year between Atlanta and Shanghai.…

At Issue: No Easy Sell

Since 2005, 10 new cities have been chartered in Metro Atlanta. The first was the city of Sandy Springs that year, followed the next year by Johns Creek, Milton and Chattahoochee Hills – all in Fulton County. Then DeKalb and…

Economy: Optimistic Outlook

The economic outlook for the Augusta metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is favorable for the remainder of this year. Employment is expected to increase by 5,400 jobs. The 2.2 percent pace of job growth is the highest anticipated for any of…

At Issue: Uncivil Times

I can remember when Georgia House Speaker David Ralston and then-House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams said nice things about each other. They worked together on some important legislation, across the party divide, for the benefit of Georgians. In Georgia, we…

From the Publisher: Tourism?

April is our biggest issue, a testament to Georgia’s superlative reputation for doing business as it includes our annual Economic Yearbook. It features a dizzying amount of economic development throughout the state and the challenges and opportunities swirling around these…

Business Casual: Keep Them Safe

Twenty years ago this month, the meaning of “school safety” changed forever the day that two troubled Colorado high school seniors killed 13 people and injured 23 more at Columbine High School in Littleton, a Denver suburb, then took their…