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BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

BREAKING: Richmond County demolishes history

Historic Augusta, Inc. announced today that the Richmond County Board of Education has demolished the historic Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus. The Cauley-Wheeler Memorial Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 and the building was a significant piece of the school’s history. Built in […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Evolutionist. Creationist. Atheist. Christian. Jewish. Muslim. Hindu. You’re all going to be eaten in the end when the great Cthulhu rises from his slumber in the depths and destroys us all. Can’t we just get along? You know, until he awakens, hungry and laying waste to us all? Can somebody give me one reason, why […]

100 Pounds of Goshen Plantation Herb

100 Pounds of Goshen Plantation Herb

On Friday December 12th, 2014 at approximately 0700 hours, Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputies answered a call to the 4300 block of Goshen Lake Drive South in regards to unknown person (s) trespassing on private property. Upon Sheriff’s Deputies arrival, the suspects fled the scene. After a search of the surrounding areas, Sheriff’s Deputies located the […]

Win Free Tickets To See Merle Haggard!

Win Free Tickets To See Merle Haggard!

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Merle Haggard Saturday, January 24 at the Columbia County Exhibition Center. All you have to do to qualify is “Like” the Metro Spirit’s Facebook page. Friday (12/12) at 4 we will announce the first randomly chosen winner (on our Facebook page). Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Metro-Spirit/193476874019917 Good […]

The Whine Line

The Whine Line

If the answer is either Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush, it was a really dumb question. Why is the “best” hospital whining about losing out to a “good” hospital. Use that money you were going to spend on building and give your employees a raise. Most have not had one in years. You won’t be […]

Austin Through the Years

Austin Through the Years

It all began 15 years ago, when WGAC radio host Austin Rhodes began writing his own column in the Metro Spirit. No one knew exactly what to expect, but one thing was certain: There was nothing anonymous about this column. Like it or not, it has always been all Austin Rhodes. Anyone who’s been in Augusta […]

Judge Craig is warning residents of jury scam

Judge Craig is warning residents of jury scam

Richmond County Superior Court Judge Daniel Craig is warning the public about a jury scam that has been reported locally. According to a statement released by Craig this week, Superior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet advised Craig that a reliable person in the community was recently called by someone pretending to be a court official who informed her […]

Judge Craig warns of jury scam

Judge Craig warns of jury scam

Richmond County Superior Court Judge Daniel Craig is warning the public to be aware of a jury scam that is impacting the local community. According to a statement released by Craig today, Superior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet advised Craig that a reliable person in the community was recently called by someone pretending to be a court official […]

RCSO ATM Alert

RCSO ATM Alert

As we get deeper into the holiday season, the Sheriff’s Office would like to send a reminder to the public to be cautions when using an ATM. We implore them to be aware of their surroundings, to check carefully before they exit their car or approach the ATM. Please be wary of dark corners, lights […]

The Ferguson Imbroglio

The Ferguson Imbroglio

There are two very distinct perspectives on the recent shooting of Michael Brown. The first is that tragic incidents such as these are evidence of a deeper issue; specifically, that the lives of people of color are largely undervalued in America. The second is that this is an open-and-shut case about a juvenile delinquent that broke […]