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Augusta loves “The Big Mo”

Augusta loves “The Big Mo”

If you are looking for something fun to do this upcoming three-day weekend, The Big Mo will be celebrating its 18th Annual Labor Day Weekend Triple Feature Extravaganza on Sept. 2-4. While most of the legendary outdoor screens that saw many American couples through their first kiss have long ago been converted to retail property […]

Happy Anniversary, Metro Spirit!

Happy Anniversary, Metro Spirit!

Ever since the Metro Spirit began back in 1989, informing Augusta about the latest events and entertainment offered here locally has always been a top priority. For the past 27 years, the Metro Spirit has been the go-to guide to what is happening across the Augusta area. But when Metro Spirit publisher Joe White purchased […]

Goolsby’s Fight Against the Golf Hall of Fame

Goolsby’s Fight Against the Golf Hall of Fame

This past week, the Metro Spirit ran a cover story about the long, sordid history of the former Georgia Golf Hall of Fame property on Reynolds Street. After reading the feature, several local citizens recalled the story of Mildred Goolsby, who once owned the Riverwatch Convenience Store, formerly Mildred’s Lottery, on 13 St. in downtown Augusta. […]

Behind the Brick Wall

Behind the Brick Wall

More than 25 years ago, Augusta had such grand plans for the 17-acre property along the Savannah River on Reynolds Street now referred to by most locals as “the old Georgia Golf Hall of Fame” site. When the Golf Hall of Fame was first created by the Georgia General Assembly back in 1982, the project […]

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 […]