South Metro Atlanta talks both regionalism and cooperation

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Tommy Smith, chairman of the Henry County Commission, talks about some of the challenges his county faces at South Metro Development Outlook. Listening are Jeff Turner, center, and Reginald Eaves.

By W. WINSTON SKINNER
winston@newnan.com
Editor’s note: Today’s article on cooperation of local leaders in economic development efforts is the fifth installment in coverage of issues featured during the recent South Metro Development Outlook conference.
When leaders from counties across metro Atlanta’s Southern Crescent got together recently, they talked a lot about character traits encouraged starting in elementary school – cooperation, collaboration and civil conversation.
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