Date(s) - 07/01/2014
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On Thursday, July 24, WGAC radio personality and Metro Spirit columnist Austin Rhodes and Jail Report publisher Greg Rickabaugh had a pithy exchange on Rhodes’ radio show over Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree’s short answer to a question involving Rhodes’ call for the arrest of the 16-year-old who threatened him after Rhodes discussed the drive-by […]
Nola and I have not been motivated to do much of anything this summer . She just recently began delving in to her summer reading list even though most of her friends were halfway done a few weeks ago. I’ve had to dole out other assignments in stages because God forbid I cut into the […]
From US Army Corp of Engineers Press Release dated July 24, 2014 CLARKS HILL, S.C. – Concrete remnants from a bridge demolition project will soon find a new home as fish attractors at the bottom of J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Georgia and South Carolina Departments of […]
Dear Metro Spirit Editor: The Metro Spirit Insider article about the Jail Report reminded me of a story about Stonewall Jackson. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was a great Confederate general. When Thomas was a teenager, he spent time with an uncle who was a slave owner. One day, Thomas asked his uncle was it right for […]
William Debow, the Burke County gun dealer who not only continued to operate the Ponderosa Trading Company after being arrested on federal firearms charges but bragged about it on Facebook, pled guilty Monday to illegally selling guns to convicted felons and out-of-state residents. He agreed to a plea deal arranged by his attorney, Pete Theodocian. […]
“I am woman, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ’cause I’ve heard it all before.” — “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy When singer Helen Reddy wrote the song, “I Am Woman” in the early 1970s, she wanted it to have lyrics that […]
Though last week’s meeting between the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and stakeholders in Riverwalk Augusta, downtown’s signature riverfront amenity, might have resulted in the appearance of a unified front, it’s clear that there are different agendas regarding the $1 million in SPLOST funds the DDA plans to spend on the project. The money, part of […]
Local real estate broker Billy Franke stands at the base of the new water feature at Augusta’s Pendleton King Park and smiles. The $19,000 waterfall, which features water falling from five separate places and is the cornerstone of a larger project, has been running for three days and everything seems to be working the way […]