Richmond County

Opening Doors: 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

Opening Doors: 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

This year, the Metro Spirit is celebrating its 25th anniversary. As part of that celebration, the paper has decided to look back at some of its previous stories, including its feature about the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. This story, which was originally published in 2004, but has been updated, includes an extensive […]

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

When state Sen. Hardie Davis announced that he was running for mayor of Augusta last year, three local candidates — Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson, former Richmond County Solicitor Harold Jones II and Realtor Elmyria Chivers — decided to run for his District 22 seat. If elected, any of the three candidates will be a freshman […]

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

All right, we all know this has not been a good week for mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams. That’s putting it mildly. In the beginning of the week, Blocker-Adams held a news conference telling the public that she thought $70,000 in unpaid debts she owed creditors in Aiken County had been paid off. The debts were […]