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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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“Dear Santa” in a year of war and pestilence

Evan A. Kutzler November 28, 2020 evan.kutzler@gsw.edu On December 6, 1918, the Americus Times-Recorder printed a letter to ...

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It’s beginning to look like Christmas at our house

By:  Leila Case A sign in front of a shop I visited last week announced, “Four Saturdays until ...

Editorials

Worn Wisdom and Mercer Sweatshirts

If the house were on fire, I would grab it first. Forget the jewels, forget my grandparents’ marriage ...

Editorials

Waiting in Gratitude

I’ve never seen it in person, but I can imagine it. On November 1 at midnight a phenomenon ...

Columns

Lessons from frogs and Freds

A lifetime ago I found myself as a young therapist going to work in an office on the ...

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Wreaths Across America reminds us to remember loved ones

By:  Leila Case Andersonville National Historic Cemetery in Andersonville is among the military cemeteries across the nation that ...

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Is Providence Canyon anything but a good example of bad behavior?

Part 2:  It is what it is, but how did it get that way? By:  Burt Carter Long ...

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Georgia Runoffs, a brief history

By: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu November 9, 2020 On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Georgians cast what many voters ...

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Tight race in October 1980 as Carter and Reagan debate

By: Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern State ...

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Oak Grove Cemetery: A Shelter for the Dead, A Park for the Living

BY: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu Most visitors have a specific destination when visiting Oak Grove Cemetery—the final resting ...

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Renominated for 1980, Pres. Carter Says, “We’ve Been Tested Under Fire”

By:  D. Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern ...

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The 19th amendment stirs memories

By:  Leila Case As we approach the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the ...

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An Ode to the Simple Life

By:  Joni Woolf I don’t pay a lot of attention to Facebook, at least not as much as ...

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Chief Mike Tracy: What the Resume Doesn’t Tell You

By:  Tracy K. Hall At the age of 12, a young Mike Tracy was tasked with fetching milk ...

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Part 4: An Americus Lynching: Remembering and Commemorating

By: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Daniel Stallings. William Barrow. William Redding. The violence on June 21, 1913, ...

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“Very Relieved that the Primaries are Over”, Pres. Carter Earns 1980 Delegate Majority

By:  D. Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern ...

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Part 3: An Americus lynching: The lost counternarrative

By:  Evan Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Vagrant. Drunk. Killer. These images became central to the dominant white narrative in ...

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Part 2: An Americus lynching. The law of Cotton Avenue.

By: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   The arrests on Cotton Avenue were designed to be visible. On Wednesday, ...

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An Americus Lynching:  Part 1: Facing South on Cotton Avenue

Evan A. Kutzler June 7, 2020 Evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Daniel Stallings, his wife, Maggie, and his stepson, Charles, offer ...

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Except D.C., Carter Victorious in May, “We Won All the Elections”

By:  Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern State ...

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The Sumter County Oral History Project: A Past, a Present, and a Prospectus

By:  Evan A. Kutzler In February 2016, while driving to an environmental history symposium sponsored by the Historic ...

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The Conscript and the Freedom Fighter

By:  Evan Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   On October 10, 2018, as Hurricane Michael neared shore, I drove to Andersonville ...

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Friendly advice on working from home

By:  Tracy K. Hall ATR I have done it. It is hard. Working from home is a special ...

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Love’s Redeeming Work Is Done

By:  Tracy K. Hall  ATR “Christ the Lord has risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, ...

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Promises Made, Promises Kept: How First Responders Are Serving Us

BY:  Tracy K. Hall Life has been different for us in many ways over the past weeks. While ...

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Tracy K. Hall for the ATR: Funerals, what to expect in a pandemic

By: Tracy K. Hall How does the Coronavirus effect funeral rituals? Greg Hancock, the Sumter County Coroner as ...

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Joni Woolf for the ATR: Living in the downtime

Last week’s food column was entitled “Cooking in the Down Time,” and we talked about simple recipes that ...

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