Food Stuff

Food Stuff

If you ever go for dinner at Columbia County’s American Legion Post, settle in for a long, fun evening. Why would I even think about going to dinner at the American Legion, you may be asking yourself. It’s a good question, but one that may have a little bit of an unexpected answer. Yes, the […]

Columbia County doesn’t need all-access tickets

Columbia County doesn’t need all-access tickets

All right, folks. Let’s get one thing straight: Columbia County employees don’t need 20 all-access tickets to shows held in the Columbia County Exhibition Center. The county owns the facility. If employees from the county’s Community & Leisure Services Division need access to the exhibition center during a show, all they need is a county […]

Augusta’s Pregnant and Drowning Teenage Girls

Augusta’s Pregnant and Drowning Teenage Girls

According to Teen Life Clinic, a provider of confidential health services for teenage girls, 624 teenage girls will become pregnant this year in Augusta, Georgia. That is nearly two pregnancies per day. Many would agree that lack of education and parental guidance are among the strongest drivers of teenage pregnancy. Some insist that teenage pregnancy […]

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

Mayor Davis’ proposal is “heartbreaking”

It’s almost been a week since Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis held a news conference calling for state legislators to change the city’s 1995 consolidation bill to give the mayor significantly more authority, but the tremors from his announcement are still being felt across Richmond County. While Davis was all smiles prior to the Augusta Commission’s […]

Columbia County discusses all-access tickets

Columbia County discusses all-access tickets

Rumor has become reality regarding a proposal before the Columbia County Commission to require promoters to provide 20 all-access tickets to shows held in the Columbia County Exhibition Center. Barry Smith, director of the county’s Community & Leisure Services Division, told commissioners this week that his department is proposing revising the rental contracts for the […]

Spring Festival Guide

Spring Festival Guide

At the first signs of spring, everyone’s instinct is to head outdoors, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather. Add live music, tasty food, a cold beer and several thousand friends to the mix and you have a festival that can’t be missed. Welcome to the Metro Spirit’s Spring Festival Guide that will definitely jump-start your […]

Legislators not rubber stamping Davis’ plan

Legislators not rubber stamping Davis’ plan

When Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis called for the state legislature to change the city’s 1995 consolidation bill last week to allow for the mayor to have more authority such as veto power, the ability to hire and fire all city department heads and submit the city’s budget, he perhaps should have had more discussions with […]