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26 Acts of Kindness

posted by: Joel Kight @ 12/25/12

A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn. The campaign sparked from a question NBC News correspondent Ann Curry asked herself after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: "What can I do?" } more

Dancing with the Athens Stars 2012

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/29/12

Project Safe's annual fundaising event Dancing with the Athens Stars is this Sunday April 1 at the Classic Center. Last year,... } more

Barbara Dooley arrested for murder?

posted by: ihamilton @ 03/12/12

Have you seen the video of Barbara Dooley being arrested for the murder of her neighbor? video.prolifikseo.com/m/AI3zuw Come watch... } more

Pet of the Week

posted by: Andrea Griffith-Girtz @ 04/20/11

MEET OLIVER!: Oliver is an adorable teddybear-looking dog and he can be a perfect teddybear too, with the right owners. He's a happy and loving boy, but he also has a dominant temperament, so he needs humans with enough canine experience and spinal fortitude to show Oliver that he isn't... } more

Guitars, Hoedowns & Hats

posted by: Andrea Griffith-Girtz @ 04/18/11

GIVING BACK: If you live in Athens, you know there's never a shortage of fun things to do. I've been trying to cut down my social... } more

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    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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