Georgia Trend - May 2015

Albany | Dougherty County: Putting On A New Face

There’s Only One Albany. That’s the mantra floating around town these days, a loaded attempt by local leadership to rebrand the Southwest Georgia city of Albany and surrounding Dougherty County. The slogan is everywhere, splashed across television, billboards and magazine…

Better Times Ahead

Back in 2008, no one, it seemed, was building new houses, and few were investing in commercial construction. The floor covering industry, once the mighty economic engine of Northwest Georgia, was sputtering to a standstill. Plants closed, people lost jobs,…

Masters Of Change

“If we go back 20 or 30 years ago, career prospects meant climbing the career ladder in one organization,” says Harley E. Ryan Jr., associate dean for curriculum and teaching at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia…