Georgia Trend - October 2009

Gainesville Guru

Bob Prechter wants to change the way you think. He wants to alter your most basic assumptions about cause and effect, the market, the economy, human social history and Shakespeare. To some, especially the 80 or so people who work…

Perimeter Area: On The Move

The road fronting Perimeter Mall is filled with traffic as throngs of pedestrians make the trek across the multilane street to dining and shopping. This intersection is a good indication of the change that has come to the busy Perimeter…

Feeling The Pinch

They don’t give kids sling blades any more at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, and that really bothers some of the older alumni who remember the good old days. But that isn’t the worst of it. Turns out, some of the students…

2009 Heathcare Heroes

This year’s heroes include an Atlanta advocate for people with disabilities, a Columbus hospital professional who helps fledgling doctors soar into their practices, and physicians in Albany and Brunswick dedicated to spreading the growing wealth of modern medical services to…

A Sea Change

Sea Island, the luxury resort that has been a second home to generations of well-heeled Georgians, is completing its metamorphosis. Unlike Shakespeare’s “sea change, into something rich and strange,” Sea Island’s transfiguration is rich, but also comfortingly familiar. Despite the…

Commentary: The Third Bush Term

The Obama Administration is beginning to look more like the third George W. Bush term. You think not? Well, look at the facts and forget the frenzied end-of-the world-as-we-know-it outbursts directed at Obama by people who just don’t like him…

Neely Young: Whipped By Water?

Despite the devastating floods in Sep-tember, we still have a water crisis in Georgia. Just last summer a federal judge issued an opin-ion in the 20-year dispute with Alabama and Florida and ruled Atlanta’s use of water from Lake Lanier…

Sports Legends: Protecting Tech's Smiles

If you’re a Georgia Tech football player and all you want for Christmas is your two front teeth, it’s almost certain you can have them. Thanks to the volunteer work of Aaron LaFayette King, DDS, who serves as team dentist,…

Organizations: Kate's Club

Marking Milestones: It’s been six years since Kate Atwood, who lost her mother at age 12, founded Kate’s Club, an organization that aims to empower kids who’ve lost a parent or sibling. From an initial group of just six children,…