Augusta

Insider: Will SPLOST VII pass or fail?

Insider: Will SPLOST VII pass or fail?

It’s no secret that supporters of the $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list are more than a little worried. After all, four out of the five candidates for mayor are against the SPLOST package set to go before voters on May 20. In fact, mayoral candidate and Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason went […]

Metro Spirit looks back over 25 years

Metro Spirit looks back over 25 years

This year, the Metro Spirit is celebrating its 25th anniversary. As part of that celebration, the paper has decided to look back at some of its previous stories that shook up this town over the years. One such story was the tale of convicted murder and former attorney William Lumpkin. The article, written by former […]

Masters badges needed, please!

Masters badges needed, please!

It was the Saturday before the 2013 Masters and Bob Barnes was racing around his house along Valleyvue Court trying to get everything ready for his soon-to-be-arriving guests. As the owner of the company EventsXL, Barnes has been offering his clients Masters packages for almost a decade that include everything from finding them accommodations to […]