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Food Stuff

Food Stuff

The kids may be headed back to school but, according to the calendar, summer doesn’t end until September 21. And you know what that means, right? There’s still plenty of time to enjoy some ice cream. In recent months, two new sweet shops have opened in the Augusta area, so the Metro Spirit gave a […]

Metro’s Best 2016

Metro’s Best 2016

Last year, the Metro Spirit revived Metro’s Best and readers proved that they sure missed it during the five years we didn’t hold the contest. We had record nominations and voting in the more than 100 categories representing everything from Best Hamburger to Most Inspiring Community Leader. Now it’s time to do it again, readers. […]

Metro’s Best 2016

Metro’s Best 2016

Last year, the Metro Spirit revived Metro’s Best and readers proved that they sure missed it during the five years we didn’t hold the contest. We had record nominations and voting in the more than 100 categories representing everything from Best Hamburger to Most Inspiring Community Leader. Now it’s time to do it again, readers. […]

It’s Sipping Time

It’s Sipping Time

For the past few years, craft beer has been all the rage. But while aficionados have been going on and on about all the incarnations that craft beer can take, another trend has been slowly taking root in Augusta’s restaurants and bars: craft cocktails. No, we’re not talking about margaritas made with the cheapest tequila […]

Your Vote, Your Voice

Your Vote, Your Voice

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln   Everyone knows that elections are determined by the people who actually show up at the polls. It’s that simple. […]

No Time for Dirty Politics

No Time for Dirty Politics

Letter to Editor: The May 24, 2016, runoff is upon us. With it are the desperate and underhanded moves that can only be termed “dirty politics.” Everyone supporting a specific candidate wants their candidate to win. I understand that. But I will never vote for a candidate that resorts to winning by attempting to falsely […]

Ride for Recovery

Ride for Recovery

Rosanne Grubbs knows firsthand what addiction to alcohol and drugs can do, not only to the victims of the disease but to those who surround them. “It destroys the person that has the addiction, but it certainly wreaks havoc on not just the families that, of course, get the bulk of it, but anybody that […]

Thunder Over Evans will leave everyone speechless

Thunder Over Evans will leave everyone speechless

Each year, Thunder Over Evans continues to leave local audiences completely speechless with the enormous talent and incredible entertainment that is brought to the Evans Towne Center Park in just one day. And this year will be no different. As the largest privately funded Armed Forces Day celebration in the country, Thunder Over Evans is […]

Welcome to Augusta!

Welcome to Augusta!

As residents of any good southern town, we love visitors. Even more, we love letting guests in on the secrets of our town. So if you’ve just arrived and are on the lookout for some great places to eat, drink and relax, look no further. From coffee to cocktails, breakfast to late-night noshing, this list […]

Full Spectrum

Full Spectrum

The members of jam band Umphrey’s McGee believe a live show should involve sight as well as sound. They’ve been committed to giving fans a total sensory experience since the band first formed on the Notre Dame campus in 1997. “We purchased our own intelligent light package and board. It was probably one of the […]