Georgia Trend - October 2005

Cresent City Connections

A friend observes that every Southerner has a connection of some kind to New Orleans, and I think he is right. Whether you grew up there, lived there, visited there or just loved knowing that New Orleans existed, it was hard to watch the coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its painful, disastrous aftermath.

D. Morgan's: Confit Comes To Cartersville

Score another point for small-town resurgence: In downtown Cartersville, chef/co-owner Derek Morgan has (with the help of his contractor father) gutted and rehabbed a former furniture store to open a restaurant that seems out of place only until you go there.

2005 40 Under 40

For almost a decade, Georgia Trend has been identifying the state's most outstanding resource - its emerging business, cultural, government and academic leaders.

March Madness

When Kentucky played the University of Georgia basketball team in 1959, there was only one way to stop Bulldog sophomore Pat Casey - grab him by his shorts and not let go.

Does the Superintendent Care?

Why do we give the SAT to so many students — 76 percent of them vs. 47 percent nationally — many of whom are not planning to go to college? Why don't we just give this test to the college-bound seniors?

Going To The Hogs

Ironically, it was the immortal Georgia Tech Coach Bobby Dodd who convinced Frank Broyles to stay on as head football coach at Arkansas when he had two chances to return to Tech as head man.