Columns

It’s curtain time soon at historic Rylander Theatre

By: Leila Case The arts that include visiting museums and live entertainment are among the things I’ve missed ...

Columns

Carved in Americus: One Confederate Ring

By:  Evan A. Kutzler An early visitor to the Confederate Museum (now the American Civil War Museum) in ...

Columns

Loren Smith’s column on Covey Rise Plantation

CAMILLA – It would not require any genius to conclude that the name of this agribusiness enclave had ...

Editorials

What’s in a name?

From the courthouse folks come to our office, form in hand, requesting us to let the world know ...

Columns

A word from Chief Mark Scott

Last month we published an article addressing the recent increase in gang related gun violence here in Americus ...

Editorials

Naming your Hallelujahs

I grew up on Upper River Road here in Americus. To go to town or to school I ...

Editorials

Ball Played As It Lies

I know little to nothing about golf. I know I like the idea of it. I know I ...

Columns

Fueling Up: Early Filling Stations in Americus

By:  Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu At least twice during the Great Depression, Charles Monroe Hale Jr. boarded a ...

Editorials

The story of your perfectly ordinary face

I was walking the streets of downtown Americus looking for a story to be told. I had been ...

Columns

Sunshine, camellias are nature’s wonders

Leila Case As I write, it is pouring rain but thankfully it has stopped and the sun is ...

Editorials

Your package has been delivered!

I am going through a fun season. I get up early in the morning, sit on my red ...

Editorials

The truth about the monsters under your bed

My bed sits high off the floor. In fact, I have a little bitty staircase helping me get ...

Editorials

Camellias, crystal, Walmart receipts and tiny surprises of goodness

One of my camellia bushes is busting out all over in glory. When I say she is busting ...

Columns

Loran Smith’s Weekly Feature Column: Cotton Today

There was a time when only the months of November, December and January had no connection with the ...

Editorials

You’re my favorite!

My parents once sent Valentine’s flowers to my office in Macon. Delighted, I opened the card to read: ...

Columns

Historic Rylander Theatre is ‘Celebrating a Century’; Trust passes the gavel

By Leila Case There’s a lot to celebrate, however, because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions we can’t ...

Columns

Before the Barista: The Layers of 134 W. Lamar Street

Evan A. Kutzler In A Sand County Almanac (1948), a classic on environmental conservation, Aldo Leopold eulogized a ...

Editorials

She has character! And worm holes!

Transition. I did not know what to call it, and I am not entirely sure “transition” is the ...

Editorials

Clawfoot has a story to tell

I have not had a bath in over six years. To be clear, I have showered, just not ...

Columns

Fightn’ the Vid

By:  Stick Miller Boyce “Stick” Miller lives in Americus. Contact him at stickmiller @gmail.com While Inauguration Day has been ...

community

Truth: There is no kitten stuck up the tree

About 10 years ago, I and my two cats moved from Atlanta to Americus and promptly set up ...

Editorials

When your black-eyed peas come with time travel

There is a mandate this time of year. It requires lingering in our past while also tiptoeing into ...

Columns

Hip, Hip, Hooray! Hip, Hip, Hooray! Huzzah!

By: Leila Case A Colonial era toast that is as appropriate today as it was then to turn ...

Editorials

Columns and foundations

The first sign was the buckling. The second sign was the heel of my stiletto busting through. My ...

Editorials

How to beautifully handle what irritates you

“Tracy, what do you want for—” “Pearls!” The question very rarely must be completely asked. The answer is ...

Editorials

Good Company’s Coming!

Mama started me on a silver pattern in my young days. She knew waiting to accrue silver through ...

Editorials

The night superheroes cried

It is a side to the story I have always treasured. It was one of those experiences that ...

Columns

A Bird’s Eye View: Dec 2020

By:  Phil Hardy   Inquiries have been pouring in and all are asking the same question: What’s happened ...

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