Georgia Trend - January 2012

Butts County: Fortunate Location

  Butts County Commission Chairman Roger Mc-Daniel is fond of calling his community “Georgia’s best kept secret,” an oblique reference to assets like his county’s position as a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and its manageable commute…

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Sports Legends: In It For The Long Haul

  Take it from Billy Martin, the All-American Georgia Tech football player in the 1960s: You cannot play the game forever, so you had better pay as much attention in the classroom as you do on the gridiron. After stints…

Columbia County: Strong Position

  On a Friday night in late October, Lady Ante-bellum performed for a crowd of more than 4,000 from a new pavilion named after the country music trio. The concert, part of the dedication of the Evans Towne Center Park,…