Georgia Trend - September 2010

Economy: Reporting On The Ports

Even in the worst economy since the Great Depression, the economic contribution of Georgia’s deepwater ports remains relatively constant. The statewide economic impact for the 2009 fiscal year is $61.7 billion in sales, or 8.6 percent of the state’s total;…

Georgia View: The New Normal

Georgia sales tax and income tax revenues remain in free fall. County tax digests shrink as homes are foreclosed or decline in value. Only the revenues of the Georgia Lottery, selling hope and HOPE, trend up, but still not fast…

Metter/Candler County: Back To Basics

It is a pleasant summer morning near Metter on Candler County’s Silver Fox Farm, where a three-month-old colt is kicking up its heels on a playful gallop with the proud mother. In the nearby stables, other horses are whinnying and…