Loran Smith, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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SMITH COLUMN: Contour Coke bottle

Owing to the generosity of one Fred Butler, the Coca-Cola impresario in my neighborhood, I got to enjoy the six and one-half ounce Coke in ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: What Congress can learn from football teams

Last Monday night in Indianapolis, I watched the Georgia football team quietly enter the locker room and go through their routine of pre-game preparation. Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, January 13, 2022 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: The allure of Miami

It is the water that makes Miami so alluring. That has been the case since post World War II when air conditioning, mosquito control and ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: One More Time for Georgia against Alabama

We begin with sterling appreciation for Georgia’s coaching clinic disposal of the current Big Ten champions on New Year’s Eve, a heady conquering of a ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Hometown of Wrightsville

WRIGHTSVILLE – This laidback town of 2,237 is one of the many economically challenged communities across our state (and also the country).  Over the years, ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, December 31, 2021 10:35 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Memories of the Orange Bowl

MIAMI – In the Sixties, the Orange Bowl became the preferred holiday attraction for most college football teams except for those in the Pac Ten ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, December 30, 2021 6:04 pm

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TURES COLUMN: Remembering simpler times

There is hardly anything home-made anymore. Everything, for the most part, is store bought unless you are into internet shopping which can bring to your ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, December 3, 2021 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Unincorporated Sautee-Nacoochee

SAUTEE-NACOOCHEE – This is an unincorporated community which brings about a salient point.  If you took a year attempting to find your way into all ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, November 27, 2021 10:30 am

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Who is the greatest coach in college football history?

There would be no way to establish conclusively who could claim certain superlatives if you attempted to definitively identify who was/is the greatest coach in ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:18 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Is this the greatest defense UGA has ever had?

Forty-one years ago, in early November, Bulldog partisans were tipping their Red & Black caps to Georgia Tech, an expression of thanks to the Jackets ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:30 am

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