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: Mr. Brinkley went to Washington and thankfully he came back

Jack Brinkley died today, and many people won't know who he was. But don't feel sorry for the former Congressman from Georgia's Third District. He liked it in the...

Newspaper attorneys file affidavits in suit demanding Montravious Thomas videos

More than 800 days after a troubled middle school student's leg was amputated following an altercation with a contract teacher in a local classroom, attorneys for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer...

Columbus native Robinson joins 130-year-old Atlanta law firm as a lobbyist

There have been many landmark events in Pete Robinson’s life and this month the influential public policy lawyer celebrates the latest by becoming a partner at King & Spalding...

A community bids farewell to a beloved icon who didn’t need a last name

How do you explain his legendary status to someone who's not from around here? All this small man with the joyful smile has done for the past 75 years...

Column: Columbus needs a voice of conviction and passion to lobby for the new med school

Using local telephone directories as his primary text, Brother Charles delivered the same demonstrative message all over rural Georgia. At every stop, his rousing sermon was a come-to-Jesus lecture...

Column: Marathon bowl season begins with a big yawn and a big who cares

In case you're suffering from the cold weather doldrums, the college football bowl season begins its holiday marathon on Saturday. Its endless schedule goes until the first week of...
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