Georgia Trend - April 2005

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?

Help Me, Baraonda

Oh, the poor businesspeople who get stuck in downtown Atlanta. Busy at a conference or meeting, they see only the neighborhood inside their hotel's atrium. The restaurants within a short taxi ride or (for the very brave) walking distance are often unremarkable, except for the outrageous expense.

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.