UGA’s Gunnar Bentz Faces the Criticism

UGA’s Gunnar Bentz Faces the Criticism

For more than a week, there have been a lot of accusations and name-calling surrounding the highly controversial incident involving four U.S. Olympic swimmers at a Rio de Janeiro gas station. The entire incident seems like it’s some bad scene from the movie, “The Hangover.” Basically, one of swimmers, allegedly 12-time medalist Ryan Lochte, apparently […]

Happy Anniversary, Metro Spirit!

Happy Anniversary, Metro Spirit!

Ever since the Metro Spirit began back in 1989, informing Augusta about the latest events and entertainment offered here locally has always been a top priority. For the past 27 years, the Metro Spirit has been the go-to guide to what is happening across the Augusta area. But when Metro Spirit publisher Joe White purchased […]

Running out of HOPE

Running out of HOPE

Shockwaves were felt in households across the state this past week after a recent study by the Committee to Preserve HOPE Scholarships revealed that Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship is in jeopardy of running out of money by 2028. Even though the Georgia Lottery just announced it is transferring a record $1.097 billion to education in 2016, it’s still […]

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

There’s a framed piece of art in one of the dining rooms at Buona Caffe, a watercolor and ink print by local artist Kenneth James Benson. Its subject is many of the main characters of “Twin Peaks,” with FBI Agent Dale Cooper near the center holding a cup and saying “This is a damn fine […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Let’s see if I have this correct. Obama said it was time for a change eight year’s ago. He was correct – the USA has gotten worse! Does anyone agree with me? That black Kenyan born secret Muslim President is looking better and better all the time. I’m “hearing” that Trump owes the Russians so […]

The Left’s Con Job on Guns

The Left’s Con Job on Guns

Chelsea Clinton spilled the beans last spring. “It matters to me that my mom also recognizes the role the Supreme Court has when it comes to gun control. With Justice Scalia on the bench, one of the few areas where the Court actually had an inconsistent record relates to gun control,” Clinton said. “Sometimes the […]

15 in 5

15 in 5

The Olympics have taken over my life. I leave the television on all day. I’ve moved one to our screened porch so I can swelter with cold beer and watch at night. If you see the faint blue glow coming from our porch, stop on by. Just don’t talk too much while anyone is performing. […]