Augusta

“When I Come Home”

“When I Come Home”

This week, the world lost soul and funk singer Sharon Jones, but the Augusta area lost a piece of its heart. Sharon Jones, a North Augusta native, was always so proud of her hometown. She was so full of life and kind to everyone she met. The last time the Metro Spirit spoke to Ms. […]

Worried about a warrant? Handle it.

Worried about a warrant? Handle it.

More than 3,500 people with active bench warrants in Augusta could have a lot more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving if they take advantage of an offer from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the newly-formed Augusta Probation Office. This past week, Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announced that his office is offering a […]

Cookin’ Politics Up in the Pit

Cookin’ Politics Up in the Pit

“Barbecue and politics are two things that are ugly to watch in the making, but are a work of art in the end.” – Anonymous Whether you are talking about former President Jimmy Carter, the late U.S. Congressman Charlie Norwood or the feisty former Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox, it’s a sure bet that at one […]