The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

A few hundred people stood outside First Presbyterian Church on Telfair Street just before 9 a.m. one Friday morning last month, patiently waiting for the doors to St. Andrew’s Hall to open. Some were dressed in their Sunday best, smiling and laughing as friends and relatives warmly greeted them with a huge embrace. Others were […]

A long, hot, dry summer for North Augusta

A long, hot, dry summer for North Augusta

Now that summer is in full swing and local kids from both sides of the Savannah River are out of school, there is one major disappointment still looming over the CSRA: the absence of the highly promoted Scuttle’s Island water park. Just last fall, former Scuttle’s Island developer Benjamin Bell, alongside Andrew Thompson of the […]

Marshall Square Fire: Is the county to blame?

Marshall Square Fire: Is the county to blame?

Some Columbia County residents were in shock after reading last week’s cover story in the Metro Spirit about the one-year anniversary of the Marshall Square fire. Specifically, many readers couldn’t believe the complete and total confusion by Columbia County Fire Marshal Brian Clark during his deposition. As soon as his testimony began, there were early signs of […]