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Athens businessman says he was threatened by gang member

my goodness, I need to apologize to the Hickman Drive folks I guess Wink

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 16:13

Athens commission to consider plans to replace MLK Parkway bridge

take out the bridge and replace with a culvert as long as is needed and save a PILE of money. Oh wait, this is Clarke County and it is not about saving tax dollars! Nevermind!

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:41

Athens businessman says he was threatened by gang member

"... College Avenue resident ..."

Wonder which address on College this is - couldn't possibly be Bethel Homes you know? Such a peaceful place

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 06:45

Athens hit by new wave of catalytic converter thefts

Good way to get a defamation law suit tossed your way.

posted @ Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:43

Injured RB Gurley still will be expected to fulfill conditions of NCAA reinstatement

So he has to repay the money to who ?? I bet the NCAA. what a crock!
I could not blame him if he does turn pro. Treating this guy like some sort of dangerous criminal

posted @ Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:17

Charles Manson gets marriage license

She is as crazy as he is. The State of California ought to stop this foolishness

posted @ Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 07:44

Georgia loses star RB Gurley for season with torn ACL

Don't usually agree with KJ, but it is more unfortunate than sad if one gauges sad by such standards as the child who was abused to death and young woman who nearly died.
Karma? Don't know about that , but It is unfortunate that a man with Gurley's talent and abilities winds ups with such an injury. He is right on this - those who are most upset seem to be those who stand to profit the most from his amazing abilities. Richt and the UGA athletic department, the SEC, bowl committees, sports equipment companies and others come to mind.
Sadly Todd had star dreams that are not nearly as bright as they once were.

posted @ Monday, November 17, 2014 - 08:19

Fundraising goal met for Boulevard Woods park project

May be a good idea if the 'homeless' and the thugs can be kept out. It remains to be seen whether that can be done

posted @ Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 09:33

No. 16 Georgia's resounding win over No. 9 Auburn dampened by Gurley injury

“I’d rather have Todd,” Chubb said. “He’s a game-changer. He’s a great player. Todd makes things a lot easier.”

This man Chubb is going to make some major waves in the SEC and college football in general over the next three years.

posted @ Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 08:09

Bogart woman's missing rings found

or she found out the son had taken them and did not want to have him go to jail. Seriously doubt the value she gave.

posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 12:24

Private eye warned to stay of Jefferson property

" Private eye warned to stay of Jefferson property"

Probably was a bad cocktail night for the guy who wrote this.

posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 07:40

Athens woman arrested based on victim's video of altercation

... like a really ugly woman who gets tossed for another woman

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 17:34

Earthquake shakes parts of Kansas, Oklahoma

There have been quakes in that area for years.

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:55

Accused burglar, convicted thief caught prowling at warehouse in north Athens

thought the bald one was Michael Stipe for a few seconds

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:51

Construction well underway at mammoth Vogtle nuclear site in rural eastern Georgia

[quote][b]sweept[/b] - @retiredandhappy: I dont personally agree with it at all.. if it makes business sense, then the business should foot the bill. Happens all over tho.... any of you guys go to UGA remember being charged extra fee to build the"Spacenter" four years before they broke ground for it?
[/quote]

Perhaps it would be right for them to refund the moneys they obtained prior to construction, after the two new units come on line - naw, that would make too much sense

posted @ Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 15:14

Headless torso found in south Alabama

"This is a homicide. We have no reason to expect anything else at this time," Al.com quoted Mack as saying

Wonder what gave you that clue?

posted @ Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 06:31

Construction well underway at mammoth Vogtle nuclear site in rural eastern Georgia

Why is it legal or at least 'right' for Ga Power to charge me ($6.60 as stated in the article) for something that they make the profit on and I have to pay for? I realize the state legislature is in the pocket of the power company, but it just wrong! Nothing I can do, they are the only power company that serves here.
Does no good to complain to the PSC, the give Ga Power everything they ask for anyway.

posted @ Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 18:19

Man hits Athens-Clarke police officer

Please tell me Mr Lyons went to jail with a knot on his head.

posted @ Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 07:09

Shearer: "Interstellar" worthy of space odyssey status

the greenies now call "Climate Change" . That way if it cools or warms they are right either way. Been wondering how that fit in with Al's predictions for the past several years.

posted @ Friday, November 7, 2014 - 17:49

Atlanta-Charlotte megalopolis might swallow Athens, endanger wildlife, change climate

I guess I will let my great (x4) grand children deal with that issue.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:36

Campaign underway to save steeple at site of R.E.M.'s first show

There is a spot behind the Last Resort where REM took a toke and a whiz - maybe that ought to be preserved also?
Get real Junior. It is a rotting and falling down piece of junk and is a danger to those who park their cars around it.
Those who want to support it, then send a check or cash. As far as being a community resource? - ACC owns none of it as far as I know. It was bad enough when they paid all that money for a trestle that was being torn down and is now in danger of falling down.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 17:38

Andrews suffers ankle injury, but he 'gutted it out'

"make due"

Also had to make do

posted @ Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 07:24

Unranked Florida runs all over No. 9 Georgia's playoff hopes

In the first three quarters, Mason showed why he has not started a game in the last three years.
Richt showed why so many of us say he does not have a championship in him.
Theentire team showed they have to play the entire game and not assume they will win in the 4th

I showed why you should never believe you have a game in the bag until the final whistle blows. Never will I assume the team that came to the game last week be the same team that shows up this week.

posted @ Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 07:20

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 - 05:53

'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 - 05:42

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