Georgia Trend - December 2010

Sports Legend: Both Sides Of The Ball

The old hit song “60 Minute Man” could have been written for Herbert Legrande St. John, a 5-8, 200-pound guard on the University of Georgia football team in the 1940s. He played offense and defense. His crisp blocking opened holes…

Power Players: Changes In Attitude

Rick Allen of Augusta, founder and chairman of R.W. Allen, a successful commercial construction firm, marvels at the population shift in his neck of the woods. “I grew up living on Hereford Farm Road in Evans, Ga.,” he says. “That’s…

Economy: No Double-Dip Recession

The economic recovery that began in the second half of 2009 will be sustained, but the rate of U.S. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth will be lower in 2011 than in 2010. The lower growth rate reflects waning federal fiscal…

Georgia View: The Real Politics Of Green

When your hear the phrase, “the politics of green,” visions of Al Gore, Michael Moore and even Green Party Presidential nominee Cynthia McKinney may dance through your head. This isn’t about that. This is about the real politics of green…

Southwest Georgia: Living Of The Land

Mark Glass has the twice-daily task of feeding 100,000 head of stock on his Mitchell County farm, with the leading fashion houses of the world taking a keen interest in his final products. Glass grows alligators, whose hides are turned…