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It’s Out of Our Hands

It’s Out of Our Hands

There is only so much a newspaper can do, and when it comes to the odd story of the Lexington, S.C., cyclist who claims he was assaulted on the Stevens Creek Trail in Modoc, S.C., the Metro Spirit has already done a lot. The allegations were so bizarre and the different versions of the story […]

Money Talks, Even When You Don’t Like What It Says

Money Talks, Even When You Don’t Like What It Says

Last week, the Spirit reported on Augusta’s desire to make some additional revenue by doing things like adding vendors to the Riverwalk and bringing outside management to other venues, particularly the Jessye Norman Amphitheatre. The idea is that the money they make should go right back into making the Riverwalk a vital and dynamic place. […]

Could Jason Carter really win in Georgia?

Could Jason Carter really win in Georgia?

Most of Georgia was stunned to see the results of a new poll released last week that stated Democratic challenger Jason Carter could potentially beat Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal this November. A Democratic governor in a majority Republican state would be surprising for sure. But a Carter to boot? The poll, conducted by Landmark Communications […]