Georgia Trend - May 2009

Life's Work

It took Fuller Cochran 10 years to buy his farm in the Appalachian foothills of Whitfield County, beginning in 1932, at a cost of one bale of cotton per year. It was an investment in a future he could not…

Going For The Gold

Atlanta will be the center of the biotech universe this month when it hosts the BIO International Convention, May 18-21, at the Georgia World Congress Center. If there were an Olympics for the global life sciences industry, this would be…

GreenRoom: May 2009

The Georgia Department of Trans-portation has officially recommended that Amtrak abandon plans to use the Atlanta Beltline’s Decatur Belt for commuter and high speed rail service, a reversal that should end much recent ill will among the beleaguered agencies, and…

Political RoundUp: May 2009

A big loss for Georgia: Dr. Daniel W. Rahn, a respected figure in the University System as the president of the Medical College of Georgia and a leading player in the shaping of the state’s healthcare policy, has decided to…

Fellowship And Wisdom

Last November, at the Classic Center in Athens, the board of trustees of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication welcomed 65 individuals as inaugural members of the Grady Fellowship. They were chosen by virtue of their…

Holding Their Own

From the windows of their airy and plush offices in Duluth, employees of Delta Community Credit Union can see the building that once housed Haven Trust Bank. The red and blue logo still adorns the top of the otherwise nondescript…