Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

Dear Readers: This issue marks our fourth anniversary publishing the Metro Spirit under my ownership. As many of our readers know, the paper was founded in 1989, then sold to an out-of-town concern in the mid 2000s. I was promoted from sales slug to publisher by the new owners, where I stayed for a couple […]

“Why Did You Kill Me, Officer?”

“Why Did You Kill Me, Officer?”

A video has surfaced that shows a 50-year-old man named Walter Scott being shot several times in the back from a number of yards away by Officer Michael Slager in North Charleston, S.C. Scott died as a result of his injuries. To be clear, what follows is not an attempt to inflame tensions between the […]

Sandie Crowley — Augusta’s Girl

Sandie Crowley — Augusta’s Girl

“Living life on your terms” is one of those phrases we tend to see from our motivated buddies on Facebook, or something we might hear from a lifestyle coach, TV personality or perhaps even a preacher. But to meet someone who has taken that ethos and put it to the test is refreshing and inspiring. […]