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Why won’t Kellie McIntyre answer direct questions?

Why won’t Kellie McIntyre answer direct questions?

As in any local election, the Metro Spirit makes every attempt to contact and interview as many candidates as possible prior to voters heading to the polls. After all, it is part of the newspaper’s mission to inform the public about potential local leaders and their platforms. This election season has been busier than most, but […]

What is the future of Paine College?

What is the future of Paine College?

Early registration for the fall semester of Paine College begins this Friday, July 15, and all eyes are on whether new and current students will continue to stand behind Augusta’s historically African-American college. Many students want to remain committed to Paine, which was founded back in 1882 and has more than a 130-year legacy, but […]

More than Fireworks at the Riverwalk

More than Fireworks at the Riverwalk

The last thing downtown Augusta wanted to hear following the Fourth of July fireworks was gunfire ring out along the Riverwalk. But that’s what happened. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, two men apparently began arguing and both individuals pulled out guns and began firing next to the Unisys building at Seventh Street and […]