Georgia Trend magazine's annual list of 100 most influential Georgians includes some recognition for the state's arts community. The publication came out with its "power list" this week. It features mostly business and political leaders, with Governor Nathan Deal on the cover. But Georgia Trend also noted Atlanta painter Alejandro Aguilera and Georgia Council for the Arts director Karen Paty.
The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics this week released a report showing there is a growing shortage of truck drivers nationwide. In Georgia, they estimate there will be 38 hundred openings each year, but only 2 thousand truck drivers being trained each year.
A new report says a million US jobs are at risk if the nation falls behind in upgrading its infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers released a study saying the nation is "failing" supply chain demands.
New scorecards show how Georgia counties are moving goods from manufacturers to consumers. The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics created the county by county spotlights. The online reports highlight how one-sector of the state's economy can be a valuable tool for recruiting businesses.