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In the 20 years that Athens’ Drive-By Truckers have been in existence, they’ve seen almost the same number of band members come and go. And that’s almost the same as the number of studio albums, live albums, compilations, collaborations and solo albums from Patterson Hood combined. These day, the Truckers have settled down a bit, […]
Latoya Louise Bell, 31, has been charged with murder and cruelty to children in the second degree following the death of an infant that she left in a hot car. The 8-month-old little girl was discovered by family members on Sunday strapped in her car seat inside a vehicle with the door open along the […]
The Richmond County Bomb Squad will be conducting explosives training from Sept. 21 – 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to a press release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, this training will be at the sheriff’s training range on Greenland Road, which is south of the landfill on Dean’s Bridge Road. During this time […]
Let’s face it: while we look back fondly at days on the lake and trips to the beach, no one in Augusta and the surrounding areas is going to miss the 100-degree heat that we endured through much of July and August. And it may be silly that we’re all reaching for boots and scarfs […]
Oktoberfest Fort Gordon’s Barton Field Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4 fortgordon.com One of the biggest yearly events held on post is Oktoberfest and, if you haven’t been, you’re missing out. The event starts with a carnival on Thursday night, and that carnival keeps going until the end of the festival on Sunday. But the party really starts […]
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents unanimously voted this morning to change Georgia Regents University’s name to Augusta University. The change is effective immediately. Below is the official statement from (now) Augusta University President Brooks Keel: Dear Colleagues, I want to share some exciting news from the monthly meeting of the University System […]
Dear Readers: In last week’s issue of the Metro Spirit, our weekly columnist Austin Rhodes inadvertently included inaccurate information on a very prominent and well-respected local physician, Dr. Ronald Jowers. Dr. Jowers and his staff recently gave their full cooperation to Drug Enforcement Agency personnel auditing prescription drug distribution. At no time were the prescription privileges […]