Georgia Trend - July 2014

Wayne County

John Riddle returned home to Wayne County in 2008, the year that begat the Great Recession. He had enjoyed a rewarding tenure in Gwinnett County as director of the Gwinnett Hospital Foundation, but he wanted his three sons to know…

Forsyth | Monroe County

To officials in the city of Forsyth and Monroe County, the opening of a Tractor Supply retail center this summer means more than just having a place to buy lawn equipment, pet products, tools and more. The project, announced in…

Q&A with A.J. Robinson

This is an exciting summer for Downtown Atlanta and its citizens. Within a few short weeks, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Atlanta Streetcar and the College Football Hall of Fame are all opening. There’s activity around…

Douglasville | Douglas County

Just west of Metro Atlanta, Douglas County is a region in transition. Long a bedroom community that drew a surging population with cheap housing, the county has lately begun developing its own local job centers. Yet for the businesses that…