Georgia Trend - August 2012

Polk County: In A Good Place

  Even though it doesn’t always feel like it, the country has officially been out of recession for three years now. And while government statistics tell us that a recovery is under way, many Georgia communities are still struggling to…

Weighing The Options

  Obesity is a problem of major proportions in Georgia, costing the state $2.1 billion annually either directly or indirectly for diagnostic and treatment services and reduced productivity. But for far too many Georgians, the ultimate cost of excess weight…

The Sky Is The Limit

  The flying robot invasion has already begun. Lethal, battle-tested drones (unmanned aviation vehicles or UAVs) are being used in Pakistan, and the military wants more of them. Selected universities, law enforcement agencies and aerospace firms currently are operating UAVs…