Georgia Trend - February 2012

Georgia's New Trustees

A Civil Rights legend and a giant among civic leaders are the new Georgia Trustees for 2012. Former Ambassador and Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, a close confidant of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and philanthropist and retired…

Builder of Communities

  One of a handful of visionaries who altered Atlanta’s skyline over the last few decades, Tom Cousins faced a much tougher challenge when he turned his attention to rebuilding the troubled East Lake neighborhood in Atlanta. Cousins, a civic…

Going Deep

  Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed believes the key to his city’s economic future is buried under 42 feet of water about 260 miles away from his office. “Our long-term goal should be to make the Metro Atlanta region the center…

State Of The Heart

When it comes to heart disease in Georgia, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news is that Georgia has the 12th highest rate of heart disease in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. Each year,…