Georgia Trend - April 2007

The Eyes Of The Nation

The 10th District election becomes a crucial barometer of how high support remains for Bush in areas that have always backed him strongly. National pundits will be watching on June 19.

The Longleaf Pine: Georgia's First Tree

Scientists at the Jones Research Center, on the site of a hunting preserve once owned by Coca-Cola’s Robert Woodruff, are working to restore the region’s longleaf pines and protect their ecosystems. They’d like to show landowners how to generate income from the forests even as they protect them.

Added Incentive

When a new industry – or an expanding one – needs a trained workforce, Georgia’s technical colleges are there to help. The system’s Quick Start Program is a not-so-secret weapon in the state’s economic development arsenal.

Man Of Art

Athens businessman, philanthropist and collector C.L. Morehead owns the largest private collection of the works of Georgia artist Lamar Dodd. His friendship with Dodd helped shape the state’s artistic legacy.

Marketing Georgia

Ken Stewart, the new economic development commissioner, says the state is a player in the new global economy. He’s bullish on tourism, bioscience and international trade.