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D.A. needs to investigate Marshall Square

D.A. needs to investigate Marshall Square

Does everyone agree that the ruling by Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens this week that last year’s deadly fire at the Marshall Square retirement community was “accidental” is pretty much meaningless? Obviously, no one intentionally set fire to the billiard room on the third floor of the retirement community in the early morning […]

State: Marshall Square fire ruled “accidental”

State: Marshall Square fire ruled “accidental”

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens issued a ruling Thursday on the deadly fire at the Marshall Square retirement community in Columbia County. “A state fire investigator with my office has determined that the cause of the fire was accidental,” Hudgens said in a press release. “The origin of the fire was in the […]

Fork over memories stolen from Marshall Square

Fork over memories stolen from Marshall Square

Calling all Augustans: Be on the lookout for stolen items that didn’t perish in the terrible fire at Marshall Square, but may have been sold and scattered throughout the community. Ever since the Metro Spirit published its cover story about the tragic events surrounding the Marshall Square fire, the newspaper has received information from citizens concerned […]