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Marshall Square Fire: Is the county to blame?

Marshall Square Fire: Is the county to blame?

Some Columbia County residents were in shock after reading last week’s cover story in the Metro Spirit about the one-year anniversary of the Marshall Square fire. Specifically, many readers couldn’t believe the complete and total confusion by Columbia County Fire Marshal Brian Clark during his deposition. As soon as his testimony began, there were early signs of […]

Some Republicans offended by Rick Allen

Some Republicans offended by Rick Allen

This weekend news broke that several GOP members walked out of a meeting last Thursday when Augusta’s own Congressman Rick Allen started reading Bible verses condemning homosexuality. Just prior to a vote on a bill that would have barred LGBT discrimination, Allen offered a prayer and allegedly quoted Bible passages describing and condemning homosexuality during […]

The Winners, the Losers and the Runoffs

The Winners, the Losers and the Runoffs

The votes have been counted and there were so many local races this week, let’s just cut to the chase and talk about some of the winners, the losers and who still gets to campaign over the next several weeks in the hot Georgia sun in hopes of winning a runoff. In the crucial race […]