Richard Hyatt

Richard Hyatt

Studying virtue of vice

Long ago, as a new guy in an old building, I stayed around until the morning newspaper rolled off the press and consumed the clippings in scrapbooks about the cleanup of Phenix City.

Richard Hyatt

Blessed are the backpacks

Blessing the backpacks sounded like a hollow ritual. What meaningful words could a preacher say about a bag filled with unsharpened pencils and blank sheets of notebook paper?

Eagle scout wins national award for playground for kids with disabilities

Nathan Fain, 16, of LaGrange, Ga., built a handicapped-accessible playground for local children, and was awarded scouting's 2018 Glen A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year from more than 50,000 projects nationwide