Georgia Trend - July 2007

The Journey From Alma

There’s no substitute for a good story, and Jim Bishop’s life is a just that. A successful lawyer practicing in Brunswick for his entire career, Bishop was named by Gov. Sonny Perdue in late 2006 to the University System of…

Effingham County: The Wheels Of Progress

Riding the back roads of Effingham County on a pleasant spring afternoon, a motorist notes the burst of color from the wisteria, azaleas and dogwoods that dot the 237,000 forested acres (mostly pines and oaks) in this still largely rural…

Man With The Golden Voice

It’s not how many trophies you have in your trophy case. It’s not how many points you scored on the basketball court. And it’s not how many Halls of Fame to which you have been named. Indeed, it’s not so…

Do You Wahoo?

An architect friend has a theory: Places give people unconscious cues on how to behave. That’s why, he says, abandoned, weedy lots are often graffiti-scrawled and crime-ridden, while a neatly ordered street seems to command you to pick up your…

Party Animals

After 130 years in the wilderness as the state’s minority political party, Georgia Republicans were obviously ready to enjoy being on top as they gained control of state government. But who would have thought they’d enjoy it so much? Consider…

All The Right Mooves

John is a mad for free fast food enlightenment, desperate to “Eat Mor Chikin,” so he places regular phone calls to the executive offices of Chick-fil-A and greets the receptionist not with a “hello,” but a heartfelt “moo.” “Another one…