January 2016 Features

  • Kinder Morgan Releases Impact Study of Proposed Palmetto Pipeline on Georgia’s Economy

    January 28, 2016

    According to renowned University of Georgia economist Jeffrey Dorfman, the Palmetto Pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan, Inc. will result in an estimated benefit to Georgia of $3.9 billion over the next 20 years.

  • UGA Law Students Gain Valuable Work Experience in the Atlanta Market

    January 25, 2016

    Students at the University of Georgia School of Law can now earn full-time professional experience in the Atlanta market while continuing to work toward a degree from the state’s flagship institution. The Georgia Law Atlanta campus is located at the Terry College of Business Executive Education Center, across from the Lenox Square Mall in Buckhead.

  • Augusta’s 2016 State of Tourism Luncheon Announced

    January 25, 2016

    As new technologies and disruptive business models sweep the nation, Bill Geist, destination marketing expert, will share how smart marketers are positioning their destinations and products before an increasingly demanding customer. We’ll also unveil one of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau’s most exciting projects and recognize local tourism champions who contributed to our success in 2015.

  • Augusta Regional Airport Has a Record Breaking Year

    January 20, 2016

    Augusta Regional Airport is excited to announce that 2015 was the best year in the history of the Airport! A total of 552,774 passengers traveled through AGS in 2015.

  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce “Eggs and Issues Breakfast” Draws Over 2,000 Business Leaders to World Congress Center

    January 14, 2016

    An agenda featuring Georgia’s senior government officials—U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and House Speaker Dennis Ralston—drew over 2,000 business and community leaders to the annual Georgia Chamber of Commerce “Eggs and Issues Breakfast on Tuesday.

  • Hull Barrett - Fair Use of Photographs: Using Photos Found On Google Images

    January 13, 2016

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Georgia, Florida and Alabama) decided a case on September 17 involving the “fair use” of a photograph obtained over the internet. But, fair use of a photograph in conjunction with commentary, satire or reporting does not extend to an unauthorized commercial use for advertising, marketing or merchandising. Hull Barrett Attorney David E. Hudson gives us more insight.

  • Will 2016 Usher In “5G” Mobile Internet Technology? AT&T Expert Weighs in

    January 04, 2016

    The year 2015 brought us everything from the "hover board" to widespread use of "wearable" devices and "connected cars." Will 2016 also ring in the already well-publicized and much-buzzed about "5G" mobile Internet speeds? AT&T's Tom Keathley, Senior Vice President, Wireless Network Architecture & Design, breaks down the facts vs myths of 5G, where we are now - and where we still need to go before the new standard of "fast" really takes hold.