Deke’s Nine

Deke’s Nine

If you’ve ever spent any time talking with Mayor Deke Copenhaver, you’ve heard him say some variation of the following: “One thing I’ve shared with people is…” That phrase is just about as “Deke” as it gets, because whatever it is he’s about to share with you — that thing he’s just told you he’s […]

Abel Brown Opening At Surrey

Abel Brown Opening At Surrey

When Bistro 491, one of the area’s fine dining landmarks, closed in May, Augusta’s foodies were understandably disappointed. But disappointment quickly turned to anticipation as word spread that owner Todd Schafer wasn’t just closing up shop, he was making way for a new concept restaurant at the same Surrey Center location. Now, after months of […]

Synthetic drugs are becoming more dangerous

Synthetic drugs are becoming more dangerous

Over the past few weeks, the Metro Spirit has published several stories on the abuse of prescription drugs, heroin, methamphetamine and the recovery process for those addicted. But there has been one type of drug that has been left off the list that has some local and state officials highly concerned: synthetic drugs. In the past […]