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The Stormy Year of 2014

The Stormy Year of 2014

While the national press is calling 2014 the “Year of the Rear” because the public couldn’t escape celebrities such as Kim Kardashian showing off their… let’s just say, assets, Augusta proved it has some pretty spectacular jackasses as well. Whether it was damaging scandals, contentious elections, fraudulent scams, devastating ice storms or abrupt resignations, 2014 […]

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

In a day that began with the announcement of another department head — Gary LeTellier, executive director of Augusta Regional Airport — had resigned from his position effective Feb. 1, it appeared that it would be a difficult final meeting for Mayor Deke Copenhaver and the two lame duck commissioners. But as soon as the […]

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 […]