Georgia Trend - July 2007

Pleases And Thank Yous

I had a New York grandmother who was nothing like any of the Georgia grandmothers my friends and schoolmates had. She worked in Wall Street until she was in her 70s, shopped the sales at Lord & Taylor, wore jangly…

Bobby Dodd Institute

Wayne McMillan, president and CEO of the Bobby Dodd Institute, likes to point out that there are only two places you’ll find the name of the legendary Georgia Tech football coach: on the campus stadium, and on this organization. Dodd…

The Greenroom: July 2007

Atlanta’s long suffering transportation community was not spared the humiliation of the 2007 General Assembly, much to the insult of residents anxious for real solutions to traffic problems that are to be compounded by the repaving of Inter-states 75 and…

Political Roundup: July 2007

New tourism chief: Charlie Gatlin, deputy commissioner and a longtime employee of the Department of Economic Development, will also take over the department’s tourism division, replacing former tourism director Dan Rowe. Gatlin, who joined the department in 1990, will continue…

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…

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…