Georgia Trend - April 2006

Coming On Strong

The mood in Metro Atlanta is upbeat despite the grim news that Delta Air Lines has declared bankruptcy and General Motors and Ford are closing their assembly plants. Much of the credit for Atlanta's jubilation can be attributed to continued job growth and a large tank full of fish.

Metro South: Building On The Momentum

There's a renaissance brewing on Metro Atlanta's Southside, and a palpable sense that this region's time may have come. The fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is set to open next month, and the long-awaited commuter rail from Atlanta to Lovejoy is several steps closer to reality.

You Call That a Pork Chop?

When I worked for a magazine that was owned by a big corporation headquartered in New York, the HR office would send someone down once a year to explain changes in benefits and give us a chance to ask questions.

The GreenRoom: April 2006

In what could be a first for Georgia conservation efforts, the Nature Conservancy purchased 299 acres of land in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Lumpkin County in February, to be turned over to the Georgia Department of Transportation for safekeeping.