Metro Spirit



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 […]

Whineline May 8

Whineline May 8

FINE WHINE: Why call it the WHINE LINE if there is no phone number to call? My 4 year old needs to vent! REST OF WHINES Sheriff Treetrunk, silly paper awards for just about anything do not make poor pay, poor morale, badly designed new shifts, loss of float days and more just go away. […]

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: In response to Kevin Palmer’s letter to the editor (Metro Spirit, May 1), racism is much broader than open acts of hatred or intolerance towards another race. Racism is the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as […]