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ACC Correctional Institute Warden Willie Bolton to retire after 41 years

Good luck Warden and thanks for all the years of service

posted @ Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 06:53

'Beating Florida never gets old'

Not such a big deal to beat Florida now maybe. The thing was to beat Florida with Spurrier at the helm. THAT is what really would have counted. Especially for so many of us who came back to Athens from Jacksonville bruised and with our tails between our legs

posted @ Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 06:42

Loud noise prompts calls

What country is the writer from? "Several bottles of empty beer" indeed! I know Joe Johnson did not write this, he is better than that!

posted @ Friday, October 31, 2014 - 07:37

Today's editorial cartoon

The sad thing about the elections is no matter who wins, we will hear nothing from the winner until it is time to vote again.

posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 06:33

Naked woman drives stolen truck to Athens where she crashes and burns

you may be a bit premature on you judgment Jimmy Patton.

posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 06:09

From house of ill repute to house of God

DO NOT shine an UV light anywhere in that place! *gag*

posted @ Monday, October 27, 2014 - 08:16

Blog: Richt: 'Wait and see' on Gurley reinstatement; Michel possible vs. Gators

Not nearly as worried as I once was with Gurley out. Seems we have a player in Chubb that may be able to outshine Gurley if Chubb can remain healthy his entire career.

posted @ Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 19:23

Don Eckert: Combining dreams to make a successful career in law enforcement

Glad you chose to stay with Athens Don. Thanks for keeping us safe for little money and few benefits.

posted @ Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 08:28

Police apprehend possible suspect in murder of woman found burned in Athens quarry

Sentences don't mean squat anymore apparently.

posted @ Friday, October 24, 2014 - 17:55

Athens officials to consider wildflowers to combat Atlanta Highway woes

Interconnecting access roads is a good idea for certain. But there is much more wrong with the Atlanta highway than flowers will fix.
Why do we see so many new businesses moving to and doing well in Oconee County? Has it got to do with business/government climate?

posted @ Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:53

Judge grants admitted Athens cop killer's request for psychiatrist

Hood didn't want a psychiatrist earlier because 'I ain't crazy'. Now he decides he wants one and this will delay the trial. Somewhere down the road I expect another delaying tactic will be, 'I need an attorney'. When this attorney is appointed, the attorney will need time to review and familiarize himself with the case and file a whole new set of motions that will have to be ruled on (and thereby delaying the trial even more) Then the attorney will want his own investigator, forensic experts and his own psychiatrist to examine the facts and give opinions.
Hood will disagree with the attorney and there will be more BS argument and delay.
In the meantime, witnesses will have forgotten, moved or died. Evidence will have been misplaced or lost. More thug witnesses will have been 'located' and their stories will conflict with other witnessed for the states
Officers will be frustrated, attorneys will be frustrated, family of the victims will be frustrated and public will have lost all faith in the system to give Hood a fair and speedy trial.
Hood will sit back, getting food and shelter, free medical and dental care and laughing like a donkey at the fools he has made of the system - and he still is not been to trial.

posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 09:23

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

What has flu shots got to do with Ebola?

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 20:21

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

treason!

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 07:13

Resilient Bulldogs continue to roll, beat Arkansas 45-32

I'm still trying to figure why the fire went out in the second half.

posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 08:32

UGA student punches Athens cop

Maybe the new chief will be a little more progressive when it comes to equipment to control the perps and make them safer from themselves (and they won't get the buttkicking they so badly need.
Tasers needed bad!

posted @ Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:45

Madison Co. school board votes to modify Christian monument at high school

@jtsim: I don't know for sure, but I am told by MC people that a certain retired major league baseball pitcher donated the field house. The same source did not know for sure on the monument.
If you can access the Madison County Journal, read the article about the BOE decision alter the monument. Some very interesting and entertaining comments there Wink

posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:30

Lumpkin named new chief of Savannah police

@mpd0.59:
She is a good person (I know her) but having been only a sergeant with no administrative experience and upper echelon supervisory experience does not qualify her to be a Chief of a department the size Athens-Clarke County.
She went through more than most humans would or will ever be asked to do and came through with flags flying and an example for all but again, same statement. Proves she is a tough cookie but what does it do for chief executive experience?
Find a small department and start there getting executive experience and move up. Chief Gassert in Commerce started at that very small department and has built and grown it into a great department, Chief Whitehead started in a little SC department in Moncks and got some experience to come back to Georgia and run a progressive and growing department in Snellville. Two examples, one grew with the department and the other started with a small department and then was ready to move to a much larger department.
Neither started as Chief in a department nearly as Athens.
I think if you consider the responsibilities entailed with a department the size of Athens, you would agree with me and not want to throw her into something like this.

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:26

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

Well Mr/Ms Mature Adult, if the CDC is trying so hard to "SELL US ON THE ESSENTIAL NEED TO FOLLOW STRICT PROTOCOL IN ORDER TO GET AS CLOSE TO 100% COMPLIANCE AS POSSIBLE!" then why are they telling everyone how hard it is to catch?

Your post makes no sense

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 06:25

Authorities arrest alleged Athens gang member shot during June home invasion

Think it may have been Pardon and Parole Board that let him out from the way it reads

posted @ Monday, October 13, 2014 - 20:31

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

Oh, so the CDC is so correct I all they say to do, that there can be no other way this person is infected except it being his own fault? {"Our procedures are so good that it must be the victim's fault he has it"}

Is this guy Frieden a clone of Obama who is always right no matter what happens?

Now we have a few thousand Marines ordered to Africa. These poor guys will not have a chance if health care workers can get infected.

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 12:47

Mississippi State outlasts Auburn for yet another Top 10 win

"out lasted" my Aunt Fanny! State whipped them like a borrowed mule! Rock on Karma! Auburn got what it deserved

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 08:26

Man faces armed robbery charges following crime spree

would a taser work if the officer and the suspect are running at the same speed? Would that stop the suspect from climbing a fence? Would the suspect stay down when ordered to and avoid the possibility of getting shot ?
If the answer to these questions is "yes" then the ACCPD needs tasers!

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 08:22

Gurley-less Georgia blanks Mizzou 34-0 on road behind Chubb, Mason

Erk Russel is sitting some place, smoking a cigar with a smile on his face. The defense shined and put it on a team that seldom turns the ball over. Great game dogs. Coach, we miss you so much

posted @ Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 18:36

Gone Gurley: Georgia star tailback suspended due to alleged NCAA violation

could never be proven, but sure feels like a set-up.

posted @ Friday, October 10, 2014 - 07:59

Georgia star tailback Gurley suspended due to NCAA violation

Inquiring minds want to know - "what did he do?"

This some sort of setup from the bookmakers?

posted @ Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 17:44

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