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Food Stuff

Food Stuff

On Tuesday, June 24, Augusta Facebook users got some unexpected and unwelcome news. Thai Jong owners have decided to close the restaurant after more than two decades. Here’s what they posted: After 25 years of business, it is bittersweet to share that we have decided to close our doors. While this wasn’t an easy decision, […]

Robin… Hood

Robin… Hood

This year, the Metro Spirit is celebrating its 25th anniversary. As part of that celebration, the paper has decided to look back at some of its previous stories that shook up this town over the years. One such story was an article that ran exactly 10 years ago questioning former state Rep. Robin Williams’ consulting contract […]

The Stop That Changes Everything

The Stop That Changes Everything

It’s the moment that you see the blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror and sheer panic runs down your spine. The police siren begins to blare and, all of a sudden, you grasp the steering wheel trying to prevent your hands from shaking. Sweat begins to flow freely and you are keenly aware of […]

Mudbugs by the thousands

Mudbugs by the thousands

Now in its sixth year, Augusta’s Mudbugabeaux-N-Brew is still a one of a kind event that combines a New Orleans-style crawfish boil with craft beer and music to provide a solid afternoon of fun in the middle of downtown at the Augusta Common. Hosted by French Market Grille West’s Jim Beck, who first got the […]

Food Stuff

Food Stuff

It’s lunchtime and your stomach is growling. So what’s the average office dweller to do? Most of us want something that is inexpensive, quick, easy and, if it’s not too much to ask, healthy. So, what choices do we have? Well, the first is to head home for lunch like our ancestors did in the […]

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

The results are officially in and it was an absolutely stunning victory for mayoral candidate Hardie Davis. After receiving an overwhelming huge percentage of the votes in August’s race for mayor, Davis showed that he was clearly the candidate for the job. Running on the promise that Augustans would always be proud to call him […]