Food Stuff

Food Stuff

We weren’t sure what we were going to encounter when we arrived at Southbound Smokehouse at 7 p.m. on a Saturday night. Ever since the restaurant opened in July in the former Le Cafe Du Teau spot on Central Avenue, Augusta has been buzzing with reports of great smoked meats and flavorful sauces that caused […]

The Art of Defending Billy Morris

The Art of Defending Billy Morris

Some of our longtime readers were quite perplexed by our recent cover story featuring Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC. In the story, Simon sat down with the Metro Spirit to explain his recent proposal to the city to expand the Augusta Common and Augusta Riverfront’s wish to build a new 130-room downtown hotel. Many […]

The Woodchips

The Woodchips

We welcomed our seventh child, a girl, into the fold in late June. It was a joyous occasion, as always, with all six of her siblings enamored and captivated within minutes of meeting her. *Record scratch*…all except one. Our four-year-old son, Ronan, has recognized little to no value in the existence of his last two […]