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Robin… Hood

Robin… Hood

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 an article that ran exactly 10 years ago questioning former state Rep. Robin Williams’ consulting contract […]

The Life and Death of Broad Street

The Life and Death of Broad Street

Popular restaurants on the upper end of Broad Street such as Farmhaus Burgers, Nacho Mama’s, Mellow Mushroom and Whiskey Bar Kitchen will often have lines out the door during lunchtime. Meanwhile, on the other end of Broad, residents from Richmond Summit linger outside the Section 8 apartment complex, often asking pedestrians walking by for spare […]

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

When former Augusta Commissioner Matt Aitken won the District 1 race in 2009, many local residents called Aitken’s win, “A new day in Augusta.” Locals, both in the white and black community, were watching to see how Aitken was going to handle becoming one of six white members on the Augusta Commission. Ever since the […]