Joe White



Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

Andy was such a great friend to me over the years. I met him in the mid ‘90s when I first started selling advertising for the Metropolitan Spirit and we hit it off immediately. Back then, when we would put ads together, people would have to hand us all their design elements — printed-out logos, […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

Dear Readers: This issue marks our fourth anniversary publishing the Metro Spirit under my ownership. As many of our readers know, the paper was founded in 1989, then sold to an out-of-town concern in the mid 2000s. I was promoted from sales slug to publisher by the new owners, where I stayed for a couple […]

Gov’t Mule Kicking Off Masters

Gov’t Mule Kicking Off Masters

Even as a young child, Warren Haynes remembers being drawn to the records in his house, and there was one album in particular that Haynes couldn’t seem to put down. “I had two older brothers and most of the records we listened to were mainly soul singers,” said Haynes, the legendary guitarist and founding member […]

Beasley’s Kent Dunn and Tee Gentry Headed To Tampa

Beasley’s Kent Dunn and Tee Gentry Headed To Tampa

Beasley Broadcasting’s long time Market Manager Kent Dunn (21 years) and Operations Manager Tee Gentry (19 years) are moving to Tampa Florida to manage the newly acquired cluster of stations. Augusta is the 112th largest radio market in the country. Tampa is the 18th largest. Beasley Broadcasting, which locally owns WGAC, Kicks 99, HD 98.3, […]

Is Your House Shaking?

Is Your House Shaking?

Many across the CSRA have heard the booms and felt some shaking since around noon today.  I have confirmed with official at Fort Gordon that they are conducting EOD training today until 4pm.   I just wanted you to know what it is and to know that all is well.

Cheech Marin Wants To Play Augusta National.

Cheech Marin Wants To Play Augusta National.

Groundbreaking. Revolutionary. Original. Stoned. Cheech & Chong, the seminal stoner duo known for their albums and movies in the 1970s, will be rolling into town next Thursday, September 18, for a show at the Bell Auditorium. It’s a collaboration of sorts with the band WAR, which is fitting since Cheech & Chong have always been […]

Whole Foods Market opens September 23

Whole Foods Market opens September 23

From Press Release: Sneak-preview tours Sept 19 and 20 to benefit Augusta Locally Grown                                Whole Foods Market  will open its first Augusta location for business Tuesday, September 23. The store is located on Washington Road in the Washington Crossing shopping […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

When I was in the third or fourth grade, one of my chores was to fold the clothes. I hated folding clothes. True story. So I came up with the ingenious idea only a nine-year-old can: instead of folding them, why not just stuff them behind the washer/dryer and be done with it? This plan […]