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.

Sullivan’s Still Magical in Birmingham

His name was magical even before he played in his first college football game and on Friday night — more than four decades after Pat Sullivan left Auburn University...

Endorsements Help Voters Learn

Voters years ago would fold up a wrinkled copy of the local newspaper's political endorsements and carry them into the voting booth as a road map on Election Day....

His Coach Would Be Proud of Timmons

Desmond Timmons was a 6-foot-7 presence in the post for Coach Herbert Greene at Columbus State University. Now his impressive work outdoors as the manager of Franklin D. Roosevelt...

This is Not Your Grandfather’s Ralston

People who travel down 12th Street today cannot imagine that the Ralston Hotel was ever a Columbus landmark. But it was. For most of 60 years it was the hotel...

Who Will Be the Next Mayor of Columbus?

Who will be the 70th mayor of Columbus? Good question. And it’s never too soon to ask. That person won’t take office until early 2019, but it is time for serious...
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