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Loren Smith’s Column: Bowl Games

With the expansion of the playoffs, more bowl games, hopefully, will become more involved. After the support the ...

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Loren Smith’s Column: Jonas, Giving Back

Loren Smith’s Column: Jonas, Giving Back     Somewhere along the way in recent years, I saw an ...

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Loren Smith on keeping the Georgia-Florida game in Jacksonville

It is interesting to see the reaction taking place in the city of Jacksonville regarding the playing of ...

Opinion

Oh where, oh where, does our recycling go?

By: Bethany Greeley One of the many great questions annoying Americus homeowners. Fifty plus years ago, widespread recycling ...

Columns

It’s OK not to be OK – World Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Mrs. Husna Habib IEP Case Manager @ Sumter County High School It’s okay to feel unstable. It’s ...

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Influenza in Americus Part 3: Remembering a Pandemic

BY:  Evan Kutzler Five years before marrying Earl Carter and six years before giving birth a son named ...

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Influenza in Americus Part 2: Navigating Uncertainty

By: Evan Kutzler For some, the 1918-20 influenza pandemic undermined confidence in expert opinions. An anonymous contributor to ...

Editorials

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week: A reflection from a victim

If you visit any of the courthouses in the Southwestern Judicial Circuit you will notice there is a ...

Columns

Influenza in Americus

Part 1: The Force of a Train By: Evan Kutzler John Bradshaw knew the dangers of being a ...

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Americus History Trails

By: Evan A. Kutzler On Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., the Sumter Historic Trust will unveil ...

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Spring break adventures in New York and Spain

Submitted by Leila Case “It’s Easter time and time for eggs and time for eggs is Easter time.” ...

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Russians share their thoughts on Ukraine invasion

Dick Yarbrough Linden Longino is a retired Atlanta banker who should have Nobel Peace Prize recipient next to ...

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A poetry reading and Irish eyes are smiling

Leila Case It was a treat to see and talk to Gabriel Stauf of St. Petersburg, Florida, a ...

Columns

First Lady’s leave their mark in history

By Leila Case Emily Woodyard of Macon presented an interesting talk on “Lesser Known First Lady’s” to members ...

Editorials

The Layers of a St. Patrick’s Day Postcard

By:  Evan Kutzler On March 17, 1910, “H” mailed a postcard to Loretta Hennessy in Macon, Georgia. The ...

Columns

The day Ignite College and Career Academy put the skids on a family business

I have been Paul V. Hall’s daughter for 50 years. Most of the days making up those 50 ...

Columns

Leila Case: My babysitting perils

By: Leila Case When I heard the price of babysitting had soared to as high as $23 an ...

Columns

Dick Yarbrough: State of this column can’t be overstated

Written by Dick Yarbrough My fellow Georgians: (Yea! Clap! Clap! Clap!) I come before you today to submit to you ...

Letters to editor

Biden taking action to lower costs while Republicans have no plans for Georgians

From:  Bobby Fuse, Jr.:  Democratic Party of Georgia, Second Congressional District Chairman The world is still coping with ...

Columns

Saving Places, Telling Stories

By: Evan Kutzler Hancock Drive in Americus has a medley of historic homes. A walk along this street ...

Letters to editor

Letter to the editor: election integrity

Americus Times Recorder Editor, There is much discussion these days about voting rights. With their permission, I am ...

community

Legal organ: what it is and what it is not

Should your government want to make changes that affect you in a large way, they are required to ...

Columns

Civil Rights and a Lived Theology in a Southern Town

January 13, 2022 Evan Kutzler   Note: A version of this review was published on H-Net in April ...

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Loren Smith’s Commentary: “One More Time”

We begin with sterling appreciation for Georgia’s coaching clinic disposal of the current Big Ten champions on New ...

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Fairgrounds and College: The Local Lester Maddox

By: Evan Kutzler The first time Amanda and I visited the shops in Plains was the same day ...

Columns

The Artist and the Doughboy

By:  Evan Kutzler A century ago, on November 11, 1921, President Warren G. Harding dedicated the Tomb of ...

Columns

He’s No Hobby Horse, He’s a Working ‘Cane!

By Michaela Reed, GSW senior English major   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern has welcomed eager and hardworking Hurricanes ...

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History, hauntings, and ghosts at the Windsor Hotel

By: Evan A. Kutzler I drove into Americus on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, for a job interview at ...

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