Metro Spirit



This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

I wish John Lynn would get some manners and stop talking over Mary Morrison every morning. Let her finish a dark sentence. Ron Cross loves to brag about Don Trump and the evils of trangendered people in his “water bill newspaper” but can’t install a proper traffic light at what is the nightmare intersection of […]

No real snow for the Augusta area

No real snow for the Augusta area

Here is the latest Winter Weather Update from Pam Tucker, Director of Emergency Services: “We have some light snow flurries across Columbia County this morning. We are currently at 34 degrees and will go up to 40 degrees today. We do not expect any accumulation. Again, no ice has been reported.”

Winter Weather Update from EMA

Winter Weather Update from EMA

Here is the latest winter weather update from Columbia County EMA Director Pam Tucker: ·As of this morning, Columbia County is not within a watch, advisory or warning area for winter weather, although neighboring counties of Lincoln, McCormick and Edgefield are in areas with warnings and advisories. Lincoln and McCormick Counties are forecast for 1 […]

Snow Update from Columbia County EMA

Snow Update from Columbia County EMA

Here is the latest winter weather update from Columbia County EMA Director Pam Tucker: ·We will see rain moving into our area Friday afternoon. The rain will start to transition into snow around 4am Saturday. ·It will then turn to all snow – and at 8am, begin to lighten up. We are looking at a […]

RCSO deputies injured in two traffic accidents

RCSO deputies injured in two traffic accidents

Two Richmond County Sheriff’s deputies crashed their vehicles and were injured in two separate accidents on the same street. According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office’s press release, two patrol units were responding to a deputy needing assistance call when both were involved in two separate accidents on the 3400-block of Morgan Rd. After receiving […]

A Year of Good Eats

A Year of Good Eats

Let’s be honest: exploring the local area’s dining options is hardly the worst gig in the world. In fact, it’s been a pleasure more often than not. We get asked questions. “What’s been your best/worst/weirdest meal?” “What wouldn’t you eat?” Those are easy. The one that can’t be answered, however, is, “Which is your favorite […]

A Year in Review

A Year in Review

Many people won’t soon forget 2016. Whether you feel good, bad or indifferent about this year, 2016 has definitely generated some major headlines, both nationally and locally. But this year, the Metro Spirit has focused on many local issues making national news. Whether it is Georgia politics, the slow trend toward the legalization of pot, prostitution […]

Glad Tidings, Good Cheer

Glad Tidings, Good Cheer

It is a truth universally acknowledged by those in the retail business that there is battle for business between buying local and shopping online. And while some buyers may lean to purchase online, that may work out when it’s early in early December, it’s now crunch time. “Nobody likes the situation where you order something […]

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight

Due to the adult subject matter in this story, some of the language used in the article may not be appropriate for younger readers. Please be advised. Less than a month after three female employees were arrested at King’s Spa on South Belair Road in Columbia County on sex-related charges, all of the spa’s signs […]

Gifts for Guys

Gifts for Guys

It’s a tale as old as time: No matter what the occasion might be, it’s next to impossible to find a meaningful gift for a man. Women, on one hand, put too much pressure on themselves to find that perfect something. Men, on the other, just go out and buy for themselves whatever they want. […]