Georgia Trend - January 2011

GreenRoom: January 2011

The year 2011 could be the year three new governors decide on a water compact that will mutually benefit Georgia, Florida and Alabama. If it isn’t, 2012 could be the year that makes or breaks the future of our state.…

Political Notes: January 2011

Justices For All: Supreme Court Justice David Nahmias defeated challenger Tammy Lynn Adkins in the post-Thanksgiving runoff and will retain his seat on Georgia’s high court. He had endorsements from an impressive bipartisan group of Georgia legal and political luminaries,…

Neely Young: A Few Suggestions

Our new governor, Nathan Deal of Gaines-ville, will soon be sitting in a comfortable chair in his new office at the state capitol. Here is one humble citizen’s recommendation for a few things he could do to quickly fix some…

Business Casual: Time To Play Nice

Remember the drill sergeant-inspired grade-school teacher who would come charging into an unruly classroom and punish everybody? She – more often she than he in my experience – didn’t have time to sort out the instigators from the unwilling participants…

Commentary: A Vital Statistic

As a political accomplishment, one can only stand in awe of the recent Republican sweep of Georgia elective offices. Republicans now occupy all of the state’s major elected leadership positions, and for the foreseeable future the state’s key political battleground…

Through A Local Lens

Bruce Rodgers had his second heart attack in March 2003, just before the invasion of Iraq, and through a post-surgery medicated haze he watched the conflict unfold from a hospital bed. He soon went home to continue his recovery and…