Dang, you would have thought all that jail time and parole (!!!) on top of it would have scared him straight.....posted @ Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 20:23
@Joe Johnson: I know, Joe, and it's a shame they can't get a literate headline writer there at the ABH.posted @ Monday, November 24, 2014 - 07:33
What a lovely, lovely story for the start of Thanksgiving week! Thanks for running it.posted @ Monday, November 24, 2014 - 07:26
To both of you: the article *does* make sense but the headline doesn't. (Once again...)posted @ Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03
Thank you for your years of fine service, Maj. Holeman! You have been an asset to our community, and I know you will continue to be, just in another role.posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 20:33
Surely not.... I just can't believe there are stolen phones in Athens!posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 13:33
"...stay of..." Nope, still not there... Maybe just pull the whole article....posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:04
She should have had a tennis bracelet and then she could have kept it on while playing tennis......posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 09:54
I am glad to hear this as there have been MANY riding with no lights. They scare me to death!posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 07:25
Now what...?posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 07:21
He violated parole??? Wasn't he scared he would be caught?posted @ Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 07:27
@The Oracle of the Athens Banner Herald: Exactly! And how amazing that they weren't injured even though they were "riddled with bullets."
Also if Lawson doesn't have a criminal record, why does he already have a mug shot?posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 07:33
Oh, my word.....a waterbed!!! How scandalous!posted @ Monday, October 27, 2014 - 19:17
Well-written article, Ivey Tanner. Thank you.posted @ Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 15:12
It'll take a lot more than wildflowers, but yes, that's a good start. As are the access roads.posted @ Friday, October 24, 2014 - 13:29
Bless you, Myra. But I still feel helpless -- I felt helpless when I was in the classroom, and now I feel helpless as a grandparent.posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 06:32
So sorryposted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 06:05
Good grief -- thought it was frozen.posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 06:05
Seems to me the bus is 29 years old......
Either way though, it's a great idea for all involved.posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 06:05
@Tripollo: You said it first so I won't repeat it, but it's exactly what I was going to post!posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 19:51
I hope there are videos....posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 13:14
Don't they have valet parking there?posted @ Monday, October 13, 2014 - 05:20
Thank you, Myra, for once again telling it like it is.posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 06:58
One of the best tips would be: DON'T ANSWER your phone! Many scammers will not leave voice mail or messages so you don't even have to decide whether or not to respond. If you do answer and it's a scammer, HANG UP! It's not rude to hang up on a dishonest person!posted @ Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 07:30
@snarkydude: Snarky, you make some really good points here! But I'm not going to plus you today (I do sometimes) because you had to get in some left-bashing.
"Climate change" IS a more correct term than "global warming". And diversity is not another word for affirmative action.
However it is HIGH TIME we got more judgmental -- you got that right, for sure!posted @ Friday, October 3, 2014 - 15:22
Summary: I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more
As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more