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The New Face of GRU

The New Face of GRU

While there are several impressive awards and plaques in the office of Georgia Regents University’s new president, Dr. Brooks Keel, there is one particular item that he can’t help but be extremely proud to have on his bookshelf. Gently placed just above his 1978 Augusta College diploma and a framed needlepoint image of the historic […]

Honoring James Brown

Honoring James Brown

The “Godfather of Soul” James Brown was known for his flashy spins, legendary splits and music that truly defined funk and soul. He would never stand completely still, in total silence, without a spotlight. But that’s exactly how Augusta chose to honor Brown when it erected a life-size statue of him on the 800 block […]

Metro Spirit celebrates 26th anniversary

Metro Spirit celebrates 26th anniversary

When the Metro Spirit began back in 1989, Augusta was an entirely different place. Sure, it’s easy to say that the times were different. After all, Michael Jackson had just been named the King of Pop after receiving the Soul Train Heritage Awards. University of Georgia’s Vince Dooley ended his college coaching career with a win over […]