Richard Hyatt

Richard Hyatt joined allongeorgia.com after spending more than 40 years as an award-winning newsman at the Ledger-Enquirer in Columbus. He started his newspaper career at the Atlanta Times and Atlanta Constitution and also worked for Georgia Tech and the Atlanta Hawks. He is the author of 18 non-fiction books. A native of Atlanta, he attended Georgia State University and graduated from Columbus State University. Hyatt is married to the former Kaye Howell and is the father of three daughters, including Kamryn, a bubbly fourth grader.

COLUMN: For one Columbus vet, the story of Pearl Harbor began with a bulletin on a local radio station

Joe Posey died almost a month ago and when I heard about his passing it made me sad and it made me remember that proud old Jordan High graduate’s...

Longtime Realtor stabbed after leaving landmark seafood joint and a meeting of the ageless Fish House Gang

Crime makes us cringe, even if the crime makes big bold headlines in a universe far away from our own. But violence hits us square in the gut if...

COLUMN: Get yourself a scrambled dog and say a little prayer for Lieutenant

Prayers were going up all over Columbus Thursday night like steam from a gurgling pot of chili. Word was spreading that Lieutenant Stevens, the Master Chef of Wynnton Road,...

COLUMN: Bubba Ball won lots of ball games, but more than that he won the enduring love of a school

He was charmingly cocky and adorably confident when he first hit town in the fifties, bringing optimism to an overlooked school that people said was on the wrong side...

Column: Turkeys raining from the sky and other Thanksgiving memories

When did Thanksgiving become a day of remembering? Used to be it was a day to stuff a bird and stuff your face. Now it's an annual event that causes...

Did visiting superstars make a difference in the outcome of the governor’s race?

Pundits, professors and politicians are furiously producing theories, ideas and opinions of why Brian Kemp and not Stacey Abrams is the next governor of Georgia. Did the beleaguered Secretary of...
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