FEATURES COLUMN: The Ugas, if they could talk, would sing Cecelias praises
There is no Hall of Fame for “mothers of mascots,” but if there were, Cecelia would have been a charter member.
Walk-on wants to successful in classroom and on the field
One of the reasons for Kenneth Towns’ timely progression on the field has been his due diligence with his playbook, as he has applied the same studious approach to his football playbook as he does his textbooks.
FEATURES COLUMN: Once the whaling capital of the world, Nantucket has adapted to change
Life on this cozy island, which was once the whaling capital of the world, is like a sumptuous smorgasbord that leaves you flummoxed over the choices you have.
Bulldog legend passed away overnight on Sunday
Dan Magill had a 60-year association with Georgia, working in three main capacities for the athletic department butut his unofficial job was as resident historian.
FEATURES COLUMN: There is reason for optimism with the younger generation
It is best to bend an elbow with the younger generation who remind us that the world is not yet going to hell in a hand basket.
FEATURES COLUMN: Radio linked fans to the big leagues
Before the Braves left Milwaukee, which was as eager to embrace them when they arrived from Boston as Atlanta would be 13 years later, Southerners, with a bent for baseball, had to adopt a big league team.
FEATURES COLUMN: Love laughter and charm enhance conversation
The rest of the story of Tiger Mountain Vineyards has to do with tootin’ the horn of vineyard founders John and Martha Ezzard and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan.
FEATURES COLUMN: No better service than at Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Just seven tenths of a mile north of this town of 316 residents and no traffic light, you blissfully arrive at Tiger Mountain Vineyards.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about Bubba Watson’s chances of becoming a golfing legend.
The University of Georgia’s chapel, offers an atmosphere to make a wedding that will leave you with elevated emotions.
Where better for a ceremony, garnished with originality, to be hosted and embraced than in the University of Georgia’s chapel.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about the tradition of one of Britain’s most revered golf courses.
Summertime is a royal time for the British
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about the atmosphere surrounding yet another major sporting event this summer in England.
Once you visit Charleston, you’ll never want to leave.
If you don’t like Charleston, Charleston will forgive you — because it knows you don’t know any better.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and his legendary career.
Hokey Jackson was a raconteur and colorful character, who was cagey and clever, and his stories could have filled a book.
Not many Georgians know about Joanna Troutman and why Texas became so proud of her.
FEATURES COLUMN: As the temperatures climb, trout swim for cooler waters
As I stood in the Chattahoochee, water circulating refreshingly around my knees, several nice trout gained their freedom as I was daydreaming about October.
Pinehurst, site of the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Open, has notable charm and appeal, much of it having to do with the legend of Donald Ross, the Scottish-born golf architect whose credentials were such that he was in constant demand when it came to designing golf courses.
Long live Old South commerce and neighborly habits!
If you subscribe to Garden & Gun you get the satisfaction of knowing you are likely to enjoy the same emotional benefits of a million others.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer’s dominating performance at Pinehurst over the weekend.
WWII cemetaries hold many memories
Seventy years ago this week, we had survived the Normandy invasion, principally Omaha Beach.
The U.S. open is back at Pinehurst for the third time, and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith previews a course that is expected to be very difficult this weekend.
A few more years in Fenway and a couple of more World Series opportunities, chances are that Jon Lester will become the best lefty ever to wear a Red Sox uniform.
LORAN SMITH: A great hamburger can put fried chicken in its place
A&E Grill offers great food, atmosphere, and memories.
We are sad today, but happily recall the countless days when Clisby made our day.
Longtime coach Mack Brown resigned from Texas in December
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about longtime college football coach Mack Brown, who is without a head coaching job for the first time in his career after resigning from Texas in December.
No coach ever supported and stood up more for his team than Dan Magill.
Leo Costa scored in every game he played for the Bulldogs
Leo Costa, who died this week at the age of 92, was Georgia’s first elite place kicker, one who scored a point in the Rose Bowl which enabled him to be remembered for scoring in every game he played in for three years.
My guess is that she would be a good neighbor, mainly because she would leave you alone.
The majesty and mystique of Victoria Falls, which are known as the “Smoke that Thunders,” are unparalleled.
Lee County grad Daniel Nichols helped the Bulldogs beat South Carolina
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about the Georgia baseball team, which defeated South Carolina over the weekend thanks to a Daniel Nichols grand slam.
FEATURES COLUMN: Nothing is as relaxing as a no-hurry drive on a Sunday morning
In the space of a couple of hours, a motorist can pass through quite a bit of Georgia’s history.
Racehorse Davis was one of the most brilliant athletic performers in the history of the University of Georgia
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Racehorse Davis, a former Georgia football player from the 1940s who was one of the Bulldogs’ finest athletes in history.
At 94, Paul Herring, has very few memory lapses.
We are losing farms in this country, which essentially means that the small farmer will soon be extinct.
Bubba Watson’s Masters victory was sentimental
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Bubba Watson’s second Masters championship.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Fuzzy Zoeller’s 1979 championship at the Masters.
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player usher in the 2014 Masters
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player started the 2014 Masters on Thursday with their annual morning drives from the No. 1 tee, and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith was there to soak in the atmosphere at Augusta National.
Loran Smith writes about his conversation with Verne Lundquist and Bill Griffin
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith meets up with old friends at Augusta National, including CBS announcer Verne Lundquist.
FEATURES COLUMN: For a Southern boy, Saturday baseball games on the radio was the highlight of the week
For a country boy in the South, Major League Baseball parks were magical places that could only be dreamed about.
Jack Nicklaus still plays Augusta National as a member
Golf fans could count on Jack Nicklaus making a run for the title at the Masters and bringing about stimulating drama with superior shot making. Now all we have are the memories.
Adam Wainwright has two World Series rings and two Gold Glove awards
Pitcher Adam Wainwright, a native of Brunswick, is looking to lead the Cardinals to another World Series this season after Boston beat St. Louis in last year’s series.
FEATURES COLUMN: Louise Jordan is the only Bulldog fan who can claim to have attended the dedication of Sanford Stadium
At 101, the sparking, charming Louis Jordan can talk about any subject, from the day’s headlines to the prospects of the Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves.
FEATURES COLUMN: Getting legendary columnist Lewis Grizzard his first newspaper job became a funny story later
We often make heaven out to be what we want it to be. I’m no different. I can see my old teammate Charlie Harris and Lewis Grizzard, who died 20 years ago, in conversation on a cloud about the forthcoming football season.
Alex Wood was drafted by the Braves out of Georgia in 2012
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about young Braves pitcher and former Georgia star Alex Wood, who has had an impressive spring.
The Chattahoochee and its environs will always be alluring.
Former Georgia pitcher won 105 games with three Major League clubs
After busy professional career, Jake Westbrook is enjoying the quiet life.
Saltine crackers go with everything, no matter where you are.
FEATURES COLUMN: Felix is now a hero of major status among Billy’s friends.
Billy Bryant is not likely to experience nine lives, but he will be forever grateful to Felix for extending the one he enjoys today.
Rholetter was a key OL for the Bulldogs from 1966-68
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about former Georgia offensive lineman David Rholetter, who died recently and left behind a legacy that many haven’t heard of.