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.

The Lefty and the Bat Boy recall an important season of their lives

An all but forgotten minor league baseball franchise with an unlikely nickname spurred an unlikely friendship between two men who after more than 50 years have discovered that they...

Column: The week that SFC Streetman finally came home from the war

Inside his flag-draped burial vault was an empty Army uniform with stripes on the sleeves and a name tag on the chest, The jacket was decorated with medals and...

CSU women cagers tabbed for second in Peach Belt in pre-season poll

The Columbus State University women's basketball team is projected as a top contender for the 2018-2019 Peach Belt title while conference coaches see the Cougars' rebuilding men's team as...

Column: Gubernatorial campaigns in Georgia have transitioned from hillbilly bands to social media streaming

It was the 4th of July 1944. Red, white and blue flags were flying at the old Muscogee County Courthouse but it was more than just another Independence Day. Soldiers...

Special called school board meeting scheduled for Wednesday

A special called meeting on Wednesday that has not been announced to the public will help members of the Muscogee County School Board complete Dr. David F. Lewis annual...

Former Columbus Indian third baseman becoming a big league manager

David Bell wasn't even old enough to drink. He was an 18-year-old kid hardly a year out of high school when he walked into the shabby home dressing room...
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