Georgia Trend - May 2010

Organizations: Newnan Junior Service League

Poundcakes are helping put Wimberley Larkey through college. “Buying books and art supplies, which can be very expensive, would have been difficult without help,” says the Kennesaw State freshman, who earned a scholarship from the Newnan Junior Service League’s cookbook…

GreenRoom: May 2010

Georgia’s agricultural community is roiling over some cuts to agricultural and ecological projects in the state’s university system that were part of a proposed overall $300 million shave to the system budget, which was floated during this year’s legislative session.…

Political Notes: May 2010

Good Stewards: The Water Stewardship Act of 2010, passed by the General Assembly, has won praise from the Georgia Conservancy and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The measure, says the conservancy’s president Pierre Howard, former lieutenant governor, “is the most…

Neely Young: Inspired By Milledgeville

Georgia’s antebellum capital, Milledge-ville, is chock-full of history. From 1806 to 1868, the old capitol building in this middle Georgia city witnessed many important events. One was the 1860 vote to secede from the Union, which passed by a razor-thin…

The Duck Stops Here

Dan Amos doesn’t wear a tie to the office as a general rule, but he keeps one in the car just in case. And when he does put on the occasional ornamental fashion noose, chances are good it has a…

Georgia's Biotech Future

It was the kind of blockbuster news that gave hope to the dying, a bullish revelation that sent stock prices soaring. After decades of theorizing and testing and coming up with mostly nothing, medical scientists found a way of stimulating…

Mode Shift

Although Georgia leaders requested more than a billion dollars in federal American Recovery and Rein-vestment Act “TIGER” funds, when the awards announcement was made earlier this year, the state came away with nothing. The reason? Too much emphasis on road…