Georgia Trend - August 2010

Bragging Rights

Jack Rudolph was in the doghouse at home, which was appropriate since the dog was the only one in the family showing him any love. It was October 1977. Rudolph, defensive coordinator for the mighty Valdosta football team, had just…

Augusta/Richmond County: A Prosperous Enclave

Business as usual in Augusta these days means $340 million in ongoing projects. It means new roads connecting to old ones, new companies investing in green building and new flight connections at Augusta Airport. It also means year-round tourism above…

Reinhardt's Graduation Day

Reinhardt College in Waleska changed its name to Reinhardt University June 1. Leaders at the school say the change does not represent ambitions for the future – it just brings the name up-to-date with the school’s recent growth. The United…

Organizations: Camp Twin Lakes

Until this camp began blazing trails, children with disabilities usually waited until the off-season at state parks to paddle a canoe, ride a horse, or shoot with a bow and arrow. Even then, though, much of the terrain was unsafe.…

GreenRoom: August 2010

Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority is changing its name to reflect a stronger focus on enabling institutions to use the Ameri-can Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) dollars it has been authorized to disburse. It will subsequently be known as Georgia Environmental Fi-nance…

Sports Legends: From The Gridiron To The Ring

The word “versatility,” according to Merriam-Web-ster’s Collegiate Dictionary, refers to the art of turning from one thing to another. That being the case, what better example of versatility than the life of William “Bill” Scott Goldberg. A second team All-American…

Political Notes: August 2010

Barnes VS. Handel or Deal: No surprise that former Gov. Roy Barnes won the Democratic primary outright, and will have a chance to win back his old job in November. Meanwhile, Republicans Karen Handel, former Secretary of State, and Nathan…