Metro Spirit



Now sit back, relax, put on your head gear.

Now sit back, relax, put on your head gear.

On March 17, 2010 the Metro Spirit published an article featuring local band Veara just as they were signing on with Epitaph Records. The following year MS contributor Bryan Allen shared what Epitaph Records called Veara’s “southern mosh-pitality”. Read the articles then catch drummer Harrell’s newest awesomest hobby-playing along to hip hop. Makes for pretty […]

Kings Of Leon Kick Off U.S. Summer Tour This Week

Kings Of Leon Kick Off U.S. Summer Tour This Week

  Mechanical Bull tour set to travel through 30 cities and include headlining Festival appearances at Lollapalooza and Made In America festivals (July 31, 2014) – Multi-platinum selling rock band KINGS OF LEON will embark on a major U.S. headlining tour this week in support of their critically acclaimed album Mechanical Bull that will travel […]

A “Deliverance” attack in McCormick County?

A “Deliverance” attack in McCormick County?

A single post on a community bulletin board of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA-CSRA) has disturbed, confused and baffled thousands of people throughout the Augusta area this week. Some are terrified. Some are alarmed. And some are wondering what really happened. It all began Sunday afternoon around 1:15 p.m. with a message posted by […]

The Danger on the State Line

The Danger on the State Line

It was just before 4 a.m. on Thursday morning when Augusta got the tragic news that another 18-wheeler truck headed to South Carolina struck the I-20 bridge railing and plunged into the Augusta Canal. More than 12 hours after the truck cab went over the bridge, the Augusta Dive Team located the body of the […]

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 […]