Doing a job well can happen with hard work. It can happen with training. It can happen with monetary motivation. But for those who really do their job well, it's usually because they're passionate about the work.
A recent study shows the value of university and college endowments fell by almost 19 percent on average during fiscal year 2009. Authors of the study described it as the worst decline since the Great Depression.
Deteriorating conditions and dwindling revenues have prompted officials at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course to lay off the director of golf, take ownership of the pro shop and consider a shakeup of members on an oversight committee in an effort to get the ball back on the green.
With Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller calling it the "second most important date" the city has had after becoming home base for the Atlanta Falcons, council members approved the very first steps of developing a new city hall location.