Georgia Trend - February 2010

Hope And Help

Brencie Werner discovered the lump herself. It was spring 2008 – after the experts had concluded that breast self-examination was probably a wasted effort, and not worth a physician’s time to teach patients how to do it. Fortunately, Werner hadn’t…

The Water Brigade, Part 2

As Georgia was grappling with the harsh realities of a finite water supply and a federal judge’s ruling that threatens the metro area’s access to Lake Lanier, Georgia Trend convened a roundtable and called on some of the state’s most…

Virtual Learning

Nancy and Tony Arata of Athens are in many ways mirror images of each other, and the two also reflect the modern working couple on the go and on the way up, with barely a pause in their hectic daily…

Art of The Meal: Going Whole Hog

Arbattoir 1170 Howell Mill Road Atlanta, GA 30318-8636 404.892.3335 www.starprovisions.com Parking: Free in nearby garage. Dress code: Anything from your best jeans and jewelry to business suits. Adventurous meat eaters and lovers of fine liquors are finding themselves with full…

GreenRoom: February 2010

Atlanta Beltline now brands itself as simply Beltline. The shift is almost imperceptible but speaks volumes. For one thing, it speaks confidence. Former CEO Terri Montague shepherded the $2.7 billion plan, aimed at creating a 22-mile ring of parks, neighborhoods…

Power Players: L.E.A.D.ing the way

C.J. Stewart was overcome by emotion as he introduced Jason Heyward, the highly touted Atlanta Braves pros-pect, at a November 2009 luncheon. Choking back tears, Stewart described Heyward’s accomplishments on the field but more importantly the young ballplayer’s commitment to…

Political Notes: February 2010

Appointments: Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed Shawn LaGrua to another judicial branch job. Perdue named LaGrua solicitor general for the DeKalb County State Court in 2004, but when she ran for a full term as a Repub-lican in 2006 she…

Sports Legends: The Other Archie Griffin

Do you remember Archie Griffin, the Ohio State running back and the only college football player ever to win two Heisman Trophies, in 1974 and 1975? Well, this is not about that Archie Griffin. This is about the Archie Griffin…