Augusta

Meet Your Next Mayor

Meet Your Next Mayor

With less than one week left before the May 20 election, Augustans are sure to be bombarded with a lot of banter from politicians looking to make their mark on the local governmental scene. The five candidates for mayor have only a few days left to convince voters they should be the next leader of […]

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 […]