Augusta

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 […]

20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

20th anniversary of Augusta’s half-baked charter

The consolidation of Augusta and Richmond County is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary and, let’s just say, it’s been a bumpy ride. Over the years, a lot of attention has been given to the turbulent relationship among members of the Augusta Commission. But, with 10 commissioners representing completely different regions of Richmond County and […]

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

I met Austin Rhodes several months ago. He invited me to speak on his radio show about an essay that I published on Facebook. The essay was a criticism of how he responded to an incident involving a local teenager who committed a very serious crime. In a sense, my criticism was an appeal to […]