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The Artist and the Doughboy

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

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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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Leila Case: Memories of 9/11 linger twenty years later

Memories of 9/11 are still fresh twenty years later. At the time I was in direct marketing at ...

Letters to editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: When I learned that Lee Kinnamon had agreed to be a candidate for Mayor of ...

Columns

Professional Baseball in Americus

By:  Evan A. Kutzler The year 1906 brought two institutions to Americus. The state legislature established the Third ...

Opinion

Rep. Mike Cheokas shares Rep. Dave Belton’s words on Afghanistan

I have had the distinct honor of serving with State Representative Dave Belton for over 10 years. He ...

community

Mirrors v. the Truth

He is looking at 80 years on this planet. He has worked incredibly hard to prove himself worthy ...

Columns

Alf Hudson, Perry Grove, and the Middle Passage

BY:  Evan A. Kutzler On July 11, 1920, Lucius Hudson laid Alf Hudson to rest at the Old ...

Columns

Vernon Jones talks about running for governor

Strong opinions begat strong reactions. I recently begatted a strong opinion about Republican gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones and ...

Columns

How does our garden grow?

Like sunflowers that turn their blowsy blooms from east to west following the sun so do the weeds ...

community

Not chosen?

My mama was obsessed. Every little perfect ruffle, every little dainty element, every little button fastened just so. ...

Columns

Why did the Callaway House cross the street?

BY:  Evan Kutzler Most Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meetings in Americus are noncontroversial. A homeowner wants a porch ...

Columns

Billy Proctor’s Appeal

By:  Evan Kutzler Evan.Kutzler@gsw.edu On December 1, 1854, Billy Proctor asked a powerful enslaver to purchase him. “Sir,” ...

Columns

Dad is ‘King of the Hill’ Sunday

Leila Case My father Gustave Beauregard Sisson of Atlanta was the kindest, most courteous, generous and handsome man ...

Columns

When the best you can hope for is an umbrella

My process in writing these weekly editorials is a rather simple one. It starts with asking a few ...

clubs/organizations

One man’s trash is another’s treasure

By:  Leila Case One man’s trash is another’s treasure. And that’s exactly what you’ll find at the Junior ...

community

Storms

I started brewing storms when I was in the second grade. Storms are like great symphonies, they come ...

Columns

Is Providence Canyon anything but a good example of bad behavior? Part 10 Running the Film Backwards

By:  Burt Carter The view from the top Now that you know what James Hutton inferred from his ...

community

Graduation Day: 1990 v. 2021

It is 1990. I am in a black gown and cap. I am in an unairconditioned gym with ...

Columns

What Makes a Place Historic?

Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu The National Register of Historic Places, administered by the National Park Service, is one ...

community

Stand By. Look Sharp.

We really live in a neat little village. Last Thursday we welcomed a sitting president to Sumter County. ...

Columns

Is Anthony School Worth Mourning?

Evan Kutzler   The first time I stepped into Anthony School, the building was a ruin on its ...

community

Rise up, heart of mine! Rise up!

It is the early 80’s. It is Sunday evening. I am sitting in a pew. Maybe indigenous to ...

Columns

Warrior

I am a proud Alpha Gamma Delta, initiated at the great Mercer University. Growing up I certainly learned ...

community

Be the goat, my friend, be the goat

My best good friend, Fred, is in love with goats. Every breath they take she wants to experience. ...

Columns

Junior Service League offers start of something new for girls

Leila Case The Girl Scout program has been in existence since the organization was founded by Juliette Gordon ...

community

Little altars everywhere!

I have a crown on my house. As much as I love architectural detail, I am completely stupid ...

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